Juno News - VdeV & Britsports
there’s plenty going on here,” says Juno’s Ewan
Baldry. “The orange car you spotted at Snetterton last week
is a brand new car. This is the first of the cars we have built
for the French VdeV championship, and is the one bought by Adrian
Mardlin who will be partnered by Rob Croydon.
car that is painted the same colour has been ordered by Sam Allpass
who will share the car with Brendan Deschamps. Both cars will be
run by RSR however Juno personnel will attend all race meetings
in order to provide technical support. The engines have been prepared
This is confirmation
of a news item almost two months ago, at the Autosport Show –
Baldry has just returned from Magny-Cours, where the Mardlin / Croydon
car has been running for two days at the official VdeV pre-season
“From the timings we carried out, the car
was the third quickest during the weekend. One Norma and a Ligier
went slightly quicker. We are all delighted with this, particularly
as this is the first run the car had in the dry. Our quickest time
was a 1:43.8, which would have put us fourth on the grid for the
races there last season. I think this is ok as the track temp never
reached more than 4 deg C and we still have a number of performance
bits to add to the car.
”The car ran faultlessly for two days and
completed approximately 450 miles of testing.”
Sam Allpass’s car will be delivered on March
10, ahead of the first round of the VdeV at Jarama (March 18-19).
other (non-VdeV) Juno news too.
(March 2) we will shakedown Mike Roberts’ new Nissan-engined
Juno SS3-V6,” continues Baldry. “The car has been fitted
with a 400bhp AER Nissan V6 LMP2 engine, and Mike will race the
car in selected rounds of the Britsports series, as well as the
Sports Car Challenge.
also currently building a new works car, that will be driven by
Dave Mountain and Clint Bardwell. Dave is preparing a 3.4 litre
version of the Jaguar V6, and with an expected output of 420bhp,
it ought to be a flying machine."
Jeff Davies is looking for a partner to share his SS3-V6 in Britsports
this year. Since buying the car at the end of last year, he has
won every race he has entered, including two Britsports Winter Series
“We are looking for someone with a budget
who will be able to run at the front.”
Anyone interested should call Ewan Baldry on 07971