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Roadbook organisation, which each year brings you the Spa Summer Classic and the Spa Six Hours meeting, is making it a hat-trick with a new, third meeting at the Francorchamps circuit, on 10-11 October this year.

 

For many years now, the other two meetings have been full to capacity, with many grid organisers being turned away due to lack of sufficient slots on the timetable.  The Spa Hat Trick meeting, much like the Spa Summer Classic in its early days - before it became a meeting in its own right with its own character - will initially welcome the overflow from the other two meetings, but will no doubt take on a shape and character of its own in future years.

Already one of its special characteristics is that it will showcase single seaters more than GT or touring cars.  In addition to MAXX Formula for Formula cars up to 1997, (motto … MAXXimum Power … MAXXimum Speed … MAXXimum Noise), the HSCC will run a round of its Formula 2 Championship, and HMR Holland, who runs races for Formula Vee, Formula 3, and Formula Ford 1600 and 2000, will also bring its monopostos to the party.  The Classic Racing Automobile Club Belgium, the aptly named CRAC, organises track outings without competition and just for fun, and have invited their members with single seaters for some sessions at Spa.

On the GT/Touring car side of things, the Barry Sideways one-hour race will start its usual eclectic selection of 75 sports, touring and “interesting” cars of the ‘60s and ‘70s.  Finally, prototypes will also be present in the form of the UK’s Sports 2000 series, having its yearly foreign outing.  See the Roadbook web site for all the details and links through to the series organisers.

HMR Holland will bring a full grid of monopostos for two races

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