The return of Bertie

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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by Toddman » Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:41 pm

Gary C wrote:Back out yesterday for another couple of races. 3rd and 2nd in class keeps us leading the class but by less than 20 points now.
Great stuff Gary! Go Berie :D
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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by Gary C » Mon Sep 14, 2015 9:50 am

Two unopposed wins yesterday have netted us the Motorsport News Modified Saloon championship Class E title (subject to the usual official confirmation). The rescheduled round 7 found many drivers in all classes on holiday, away on business etc leaving Bertie to score 48 points and extend his lead to 61 points. There is one round to go, the max number of points available is 58.

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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by Kitch » Wed Sep 16, 2015 2:28 pm

Well done! :D

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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by Gary C » Wed Nov 11, 2015 7:58 pm

We went out at the weekend and picked up a 3rd and a 2nd in class (21st & 15th overall). Due to a strange set of circumstances Bertie finished 10th overall in the championship. This is the third year in a row we've made the top ten.

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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by Kitch » Mon Nov 30, 2015 11:43 am

Is that the season over then Gary? You re-entering for the next one?

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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by Gary C » Sat Dec 05, 2015 7:27 pm

Bertie is hanging up his driving gloves as far as Motorsport News championship is concerned. We hope to persuade him to do the CSCC Special Saloon series.

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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by Gary C » Sun Apr 10, 2016 6:28 pm

CSCC Special Saloons are at Silverstone on May 1st. Bertie has been entered. We'll probably be lapped a gazillion times by the frontrunners who will possibly include the famous Thundersaloon Carlton and the Morris Brothers Fast Car Pug 309 to name a couple. Last time we did one of these events the races were won by an absolutely fabulous Porsche 935. There is a ticket deal available if you want to come along for just a fiver each!

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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by frog » Mon Apr 11, 2016 3:08 am

Have fun Gary, hope to see some pictures!

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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by Kitch » Mon Apr 11, 2016 1:14 pm

Gary C wrote:There is a ticket deal available if you want to come along for just a fiver each!
Might do that :)

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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by Gary C » Thu Apr 14, 2016 6:44 pm

Entry accepted. It will be interesting to see what else is coming out to play.

Tickets can be bought on Silverstone web site under events CSCC. Put in code CSCCSUNMAY for £5 tickets.

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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by Gary C » Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:57 pm

Looks like tough competition next week - 4 Escorts, 2 Anglias, 2 MGs, Fast Car Pug, Supra Turbo, RX7, Lotus, etc plus a 6.2 litre Morris Minor, I kid you not.

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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by Gary C » Mon May 02, 2016 6:47 pm

Damn those front runners are quick. The double race winning space frame Moss Motorsport Anglia averaged nearly 95 mph for each of the races at Silverstone compared to 77 mph for Bertie in the first and nearly 80 mph in the second. Problems with the clutch and fading brakes slowed us in race 1 and add to that we suffered a couple of oil leaks. Race 2 was easier with only brake problems in the last few laps. The difference showed in our race time where Bertie completed 13 laps nearly 30 seconds quicker in the second event.

Next outing Brands Hatch June 5th.

There is a little film on youtube showing the cars going out for qually. Type in silverstone special saloons 2016.

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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by Gary C » Thu May 12, 2016 6:37 pm

tap in 00015 dave smith on youtube and it should take you to a bit of Bertie and some other cars

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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by jayw » Thu May 12, 2016 9:17 pm

Always surprises me how flat he corners! What spheres are you running?
Now listen here you mullet...

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Re: The return of Bertie

Post by Gary C » Mon May 16, 2016 6:28 pm

I think it has more to do with the anti roll bar set up than the spheres.

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