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Two cars chasing 24-hour endurance honours

 

Next Monday's (7August) 24-hour endurance race at Manfeild will see two cars attempt a variety of records last set in 1996.

Next Monday's (7August) 24-hour endurance race at Manfeild will see two cars attempt a variety of records last set in 1996.

One car is the Volkswagen Jetta TDi (diesel), to be driven by Nurburgring veterans Maurice O'Reilly and Wayne Moore, along with Paul Goatley and VW Special Projects engineer Eberhard Rattunde.

The other is the Porsche 996 turbo 4x4 owned by Mack Storey. The car has been prepared by Dodson Motorsport along with Motorsport Services and will be driven by the five-driver team of Mack Storey, Harry Dodson, Ray Williams, Steven Neville and Jeff Hogg.


Manfeild was the venue for the 1996 record setting diesel powered Peugeot 306, covering 2482km's
The Category B, Group 2, Class 14 record was also set in 1996 in a BMW 540i, covering 2753.964km.

Attempts will be made on the 12, 18 and 24hr distance mark, starting from 10am.

Lance Hastie


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