In an evocation of the “3 Heures internationales de Pau”, contested on the street circuit at the foot of the Pyrenees on Easter weekend in 1958, Diogo Ferrão has invited his Iberian Endurance drivers to enter four races over the weekend of 20-21 May, with the driver who completes the most laps across four Historic Endurance races declared the winner of the “3 Heures de Pau” trophy.
With so many entries – over 50 – Ferrão has split his Endurance racers into two grids, the first for pre-‘66 GT, Touring and Sports racers (in four classes), and the second for cars up to 1976 (in three classes). Each grid will race twice, and drivers are invited to use the same car or to drive two cars over the weekend to try to accumulate laps and win the Trophy.
Other races on the programme include Formula Ford, Pre-’66 Grand Prix Cars, the Ferdinand Cup for Porsches up to 1997, and a race for pre-war cars for which a large number of Bugattis are entered, along with Austin Sevens, Delage and Riley. See the GP de Pau website for details, or contact Race Ready for Iberian Endurance entries www.historicendurance.com.
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