• Trevor Crowe’s giant-killing Starlet

Classic Racing – Skope 30th

December 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Originally held under the banner of the BP Alfa Classic, PDL Industries took over the naming rights of this popular classic race event in 1995 before SKOPE became involved in 2003. The enthusiasm from competitors and the public has never waned, and the meeting remains the biggest in both entry and crowd numbers on the [...]

  • At a Nissan Mobil meeting in Wellington in the late 1980s. Note the wire wheels (Photo Euan Cameron)

Bert Govan’s Jaguar Mk2

July 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Bert Govan has raced the same 3.8 Jaguar Mk2 in South Island classic racing events since the mid-1980s, having originally purchased the car when he was just 13 years old. In that time he has seen the Mk2 evolve its status from that of a good-looking English sports and racing saloon to full-blown classic. Bert’s [...]