The Guards Trophy GT and Sports Racing Championship is contested by Pre ’66 GT cars and Pre ’69 sports-racing cars with an international sporting pedigree from period. There is also an invitation class. The series runs to a mini-enduro format of 40-minute races with mandatory pit-stops and optional driver changes.
The HSCC GT & SR Championship is open to sports racing, sports, GT and GT Prototype cars built prior to 31/12/65, which have, as a model, International competition history in period. Regulations are as FIA Appendix K, namely full period racing specification in accordance with manufacturers’ homologation forms.
There is also a Championship class for sports-racing, and sports prototype cars built before 31/12/1968. All vehicles must have an FIA HTP Technical Passport to be eligible for Championship points. There is also an Invitation Class, not eligible for the Championship points for GT and GT Prototype cars built prior to 31/12/73.
Any period cars of Historic interest that fall within the date specification of the Championship but do not have FIA Historic Technical Passports may be accepted by the invitation of the Championship organisers but will not be eligible for Championship points. Continuation cars or replicas are not eligible.
The classes will cover the following FIA periods –
- Period E 1947-1961
- Period F 1962-1965
- Period G 1966-1971
- Period H 1972-1973
A Standard, Competition GT & GT Prototype cars up to – 2500cc (excluding Metal Bodied)
B Metal Bodied Standard & Competition GT cars up to 2000cc
C All Standard Competition GT and GT Prototype cars 2001cc – 4000cc
D All Standard Competition GT & GT Prototype cars over 4000cc
SRA For sports racing cars unlimited engine capacity built and raced up to 31/12/59.
SRB For sports racing cars under 1600cc built and raced between 1/1/60 to 31/12/65.
SRC For sports racing cars 1601cc – 2000cc built and raced between 1/1/60 to 31/12/65.
SRD For Sports Racing, Sports Prototype and competition GT up to 1601cc to 2000cc built and raced before 31/12/68.
SRE For Sports Racing, Sports Prototype and competition GT up to 1600cc built and raced before 31/12/68.
INV For period specification cars accepted at the discretion of the Championship Organisers
2007 Martin Richardson (MGB)
2008 Robert Barrie (Porsche 911)
2009 Robert Barrie (Porsche 911)
2010 Clive Wilson (Elva Mk7)
2011 Tom Smith (MGB)
2012 Nick Fleming (Lotus Elan 26R)
2013 Chris Scragg (Jaguar E-type)
2014 Mike Whitaker (TVR Griffith)
2015 Mike Gardiner (TVR Griffith)
2016 Martin Richardson (MGB) and John Davison (Lotus Elan 26R)
2017 John Davison (Lotus Elan 26R)
2018 John Davison (Lotus Elan 26R)
2019 Ross Hyett (Lotus Elan 26R)
2020 no winner declared
2021 Andy Newall (Chevron B6)