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Spa 6 Hours 2014 – Preview

Submitted by on September 13, 2014

Spa 6 HoursOrganised by the Roadbook Organisation, led by Alain Defalle and Vincent Collard, one of Europe’s most prestigious historic motor racing events, the Spa 6 Hours will be held on the legendary Spa-Francorchamps track, from September 19th until September 21st.

By Marcel Hundscheid

Unique in it’s kind the legendary six hours endurance race will start on Saturday, September 20th at 16.00 p.m. featuring over 100 classic GT’s and touring cars. Over 650 racing, spread over no less than 12 different races will treat fans with mouth watering racing.

Amongst the vast grid of historic GTs and touring cars, competing against each other in the 6 hours endurance race are several Ford GT40s, Jaguar E-Type’s, Aston Martin’s, Shelby Cobra’s, TVR’s, Ford Falcon’s, Alfa Romeo’s, Ford Mustang’s, Porsche’s as well as a Ferrari 250 GT SWB Comp. Like in earlier editions, some well known drivers will participate such as Kenny Brack from Sweden (Ford GT40), German Audi factory driver Frank Stippler (Ford GT40), Roger Wills from New-Zealand (Ford GT40) and German female driver Claudia Hürtgen (Porsche 911).

Besides the action packed six hours endurance racing on Saturday afternoon the event hosts the best European historic series such as the FIA Masters Historic Formula One Championship, bringing together F1 cars from the ‘70s and the ‘80s, the FIA Masters Sports Car Championship (Prototypes), the Masters Gentlemen Drivers Pre-66 GT Cars, Pre-66 Touring Cars, the CanAm Interserie Challenge and Touring cars under 2 litres gathered into the U2TC brigade.  On top of that there are prestigious competitions such as the Woodcote and the Stirling Moss Trophy, the incredible Grand Prix cars ranging from the ‘20s through to the ‘60s, the British Sports GT & Saloon Challenge, the Historic Sports Car Club, and the highly official Formula Junior competition.

On Friday afternoon, a special 50 years Ford Mustang celebration parade can be seen to honour the legendary Ford Mustang.

More information about this stunning event and the online ticketshop can be found on the Spa Six Hours website.
© Marcel Hundscheid/Speed-O-Graphica.com

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