British Rallycross Round 8 and Rallycross Grand Prix, Croft Circuit – Part 2


So after the final round of the British Rallycross Championship the Sunday was Rallycross Grand Prix day! Run under a different format. Basically no class separation, so in theory Hot Hatch can run against Super car. British Rallycross Championship, 29th September 2013

Or even a field of every other rallycross class!

British Rallycross Championship, 29th September 2013

The event attracts not only the best of  European drivers but also drivers from other motorsport disciplines and even actors! This year was no exception European Supercar drivers Belgian Jos Jansen and Fin Anton Markland. The latter withdrawing after practice with engine problems.

British Rallycross Championship, 29th September 2013

Touring car driver Shaun Hollamby and from the world of TV soaps Emmerdales Kelvin Fletcher. Coronation Streets Tony Hirst was also driving in the Retro Rallycross.

British Rallycross Championship, 29th September 2013

Support classes were the RX150, Junior Swift and Retro Rallycross

British Rallycross Championship, 29th September 2013

British Rallycross Championship, 29th September 2013

Special note ought to be paid to the only non Supercar in the final that of newly crowned Super National champion Ash Simpson who truly had a superb weekend picking up 8th place overall and left a couple of supercar drivers a little red faced!

British Rallycross Championship, 29th September 2013

Spectator favorite and British rallycross legend Pat Doran was back on track for Sunday and managed to drive to a solid third place.

British Rallycross Championship, 29th September 2013

Second place went to Andy Scott who very nearly managed to repeat the success he achieved on Saturday narrowly missing out in the closing laps of the final.

British Rallycross Championship, 29th September 2013

Without a doubt the spectators welcomed the well earned victory of local favorite Kevin Procter claiming the the 2013 MSA Rallycross Grand Prix.

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