Don't forget to book a place at the Silverstone International Supper Party in the BRDC Clubhouse on 20th May. Entries open for CCRC meeting on 1st May for HF3 and Classic Clubmans at Castle Combe.



The HSCC's Historic Formula 3 Championship will have its best calendar to date in 2014, with races on the Grand Prix circuits at Silverstone and Brands Hatch as well as a slot in the programme for the high-profile Donington Historic Festival.

The category for the 1-litre Formula 3 cars raced between 1964 and 1970 has enjoyed tremendous growth over recent seasons and has been rewarded with a superb schedule of stand-alone races. Keith Messer from the 1000cc Historic Formula 3 Racing Association says the calendar is the result of consultation with competitors.

"We did a competitor survey about dates and that feedback was really useful in sorting out the 2014 calendar," said Messer. "We're aiming at a grid of 30 cars for the double-header Donington Historic Festival. We'll also repeat the Justin Haler Memorial Trophy race at Cadwell Park in June."


The schedule for the Historic F3 Championship is:

3-5 May: Donington Historic Festival

17/18 May: Silverstone International Trophy

21/22 June: Cadwell Park – Justin Haler Trophy

12/13 July: Brands Hatch Historic Super Prix

2/3 August: Croft Nostalgia Weekend

24/25 August: Oulton Park Gold Cup

3-5 October: Dijon Trophees Historiques de Bourgogne


Due back on the grid for the coming season are front-runners David Methley (Merlyn Mk14), Jim Chapman (Lotus 59) and Steve Wilkinson (Brabham BT21). Meanwhile, two Lotus 41s could be on-track with the ex-Team Lotus car previously raced by Gareth Williams now in the hands of John Pearson and German racer Klaus Bergs due out in his ex-Mo Nunn car, which has not raced for many years.

Another rare car expected to join the grid is the UK-built Penny-Ford, which Australian racer Kim Shearns is planning to bring to Europe for the summer season.

Grahame White, CEO of the HSCC, said: "We've worked closely with Keith Messer and the Association to deliver an excellent schedule for the growing number of 1-litre Historic F3 competitors."

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