1969 Crossle 14F HSCC Historic Formula 2 / Formula B
Crossle 14F Chassis 69.42 with current FIA papers, eligible for HSCC Historic Formula 2 races at Hockenheim (Jim CLark meeting), Brands Hatch Masters, Magny Cours, Silverstone Classic, Zandvoort Historic GP and Dijon Motors Cup in 2019. Built in the factory in Northern Ireland in 1969; raced by Crossle engineer Steve Patton for 3 years, then displayed in museum; restored and raced by Bill Gowdy with HSCC in the 1990s, and then exported to Tom Claridge in California in 1996. Renowned racer Claridge achieved many wins and podiums at Sears Point Raceway, Thunderhill and Road America. Many race results and bills etc from Claridge's rebuild included.
Sold on to Patrick Donnelly in the USA and then re-imported to UK by current owner in 2005.
Featured in "Hidden Glory, the story of the Crossle Car Company" on page 87, being raced at Kirkistown, NI, by the owner.
Ground-up rebuild in 2012 by the owner's son (see web link for comprehensive photo record) and raced in the HSCC Classic Racing Cars Championship all over the UK and in Europe. Set up sheets and race results available.
Beautifully prepared, with Craig Beck Lotus 1600cc twincam fully restored in winter 2017, just four races since then. Hewland Mk 9 5-speed gearbox, rebuilt by Tony Wilson, spare ratios available.
FIA race harness, fire extinguisher etc all current, and bespoke repackable stainless steel exhaust and silencer by Simpsons.
Set up was analysed and run to specification by Nigel Rees of GSD Racedyn, all paperwork available.
This car is well known at the Hollywood factory and all spare parts are still available from Crossle.
A rare and beautiful car, on the button and ready to race in 2020 HSCC events, Europe, USA, Australia, New Zealand etc.