Paul Inch Classic Race Engines Pre ’66 Touring Cars


The Classic Saloon and Historic Touring Car Championship is for competitors participating in four-seater saloon cars marketed before 1st January 1966.

Eligible cars are those complying with these regulations or any vehicle complying with the FIA Appendix K regulations for the current year and eligible for participation in the FIA Historic Touring Car Championship.

The acceptance of a particular vehicle as being of saloon configuration and eligibility is subject to the approval of the Championship Organisers on an annual basis.

Pre 1966 Touring Cars Racing

Details are as follows:

Engine: All engine components are free providing the requirements of Championship Regulation Section are respected
GearBox: The gearbox is free provided that it is from the same manufacturer and type as originally fitted by the manufacturer and that Championship Regulations are respected.
Suspension mounting points:
a. The original suspension mounting points shall be used without modification.
b. It is not permitted to modify the original location / dimensions of suspension mounting points.
Tyres: The only permitted tyres are the Dunlop CR65. "204 compound"

The Class Structure is as follows:

Class A over 2,700cc
Class B 1,601 up to 2,700cc
Class C 1,276 up to 1,600cc,Mini over 1270cc,Mini - 970S and Mini - 1071S
Class D 1001cc up to 1,275cc
Class E 0 to 1000cc
Class F Lotus Cortina (see Technical Regulations for details)