A Historical Celebration of Road Sports Cars That Took To The Tracks...
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Then as now in UK Club Motorsport. The Lotus Elan was probably the winningest car in the 1970s Modsport scene. This could be from 1976 but in fact the photo was taken in 2012 and the cars still look great 35-odd years later...
Companies like Morgan and Marcos didnt have the budgets to compete on the world scene against Porsche in 1970`s Group 5. Later in the late 90`s they would have a go but back then both enjoyed home success in `Modsports`
* indicates largest capacity class
CHAMPIONSHIP FORMAT :
Points awarded per class 4-3-2-1 plus 1 point
for fastest lap per class. 1980 season the best
14 rounds from the 17 counted. Classes of upto
1150cc , upto 1500cc , upto 2000cc and over
BARC Modified Sports Car Championship `Modsports`
BRSCC Modified Sports Car Championship `Modsports`
BRIAN HOUGH and his
extreme TVR Modsport car
from 1973 that ended in
At least 3 drivers built their reputations on the Modsport scene before going on to international fame :
Win Percy ( with Datsun ) photo right, Steve Soper
( Fiat ) and Jonathan Palmer ( Marcos )