HSCC Derek Bell Trophy
A series of races for Formula 5000 and Formula 2 single-seaters built and raced between 1967 and 1979. This is the series for the more powerful cars with wings and slick racing tyres. It encompasses classes for Formula Atlantic, Classic Clubmans and later Formula Three and Formula Ford 2000 cars.
The series is open to F1, F5000 & F2 / F Atlantic, Formula 3, Formula Ford 2000 and Formula Super Vee (Water Cooled) cars built and raced between 1/1/67 and 31/12/84. Formula 2 Cars built after 31/12/79 to 31/12/84 are eligible by Invitation at Organisers’ discretion see Class I. Cars must be in original specification with only the addition of current safety requirements. Regardless of period specification all cars must run flat bottomed. All cars must have current FIA papers or HSCC Vehicle Identification Forms.
Class A – Formula Atlantic & 1600cc Formula 2 cars which as a model competed 01/01/ 1967 – 31/12/1971.
Class B – Formula Atlantic cars which as a model competed between 01/01/01972 – 31/12/1979 (non ground effects)
Class C – 2000cc Formula 2 cars which as a model competed between 01/01/1972 – 31/12/1979 (non ground effects)
Class D – Cars built to conform to either Formula 2 or Atlantic regulations but without aerodynamic devices manufactured and raced after January 1967.
Class E – Formula 5000 cars which as a model competed pre1972
Class F – Formula 5000 cars which as a model competed between 01/01/1972 – 31/12/1977
Class G – Invitation Class. For single seater cars 1600cc – 2 Litre, built between 01/01/1974 – 31/12/1979, conforming to the period regulations for Formula 3, Formula Ford 2000, and Formula Super Vee.
Class H – Invitation Class. For single seater cars 1600cc – 2 Litre built between 01/01/1980 – 31/12/1984 conforming to the period regulations for Formula 3, Formula Super Vee and Formula Atlantic. (Flat bottomed) Formula Ford 2000 built between 01/01/1980 – 31/12/1984 conforming to the period regulations.
Class I – Invitation Class. For Single Seater cars, of unlimited capacity, built between 01/01/67 – 31/12/84, invited at the discretion of the organisers. All classes of Invitation Cars, will run as flat bottomed.