When the flag dropped on the Gerry Marshall Trophy at the 72nd Members’ Meeting, tin-top legends such as the Ford Capri, Chevrolet Camaro, Rover SD1 and Mini Clubman were going door handle to door handle again at last. Exciting? You bet!
But what did the drivers make of it all? We sent Nicki Shields in with a video crew, grabbing interviews with Tiff Needle and Emanuele Pirro amongst others, to find out exactly just how competitive this historic race was going to be.
Would the immaculately prepared racers be in the same pristine condition by the end of race two..?