2CV 24 Hour Race
|Drivers' champion||Alec Graham, Meyrick Cox and Nick Paton|
The Elim Citroen 2CV 24 Hour Race is an annual 24-hour endurance race for Citroen 2CVs, held in August at the Anglesey Circuit in North Wales. Until 2014 it was held at Snetterton in Norfolk, and before 2003 at Mondello Park. It is run by the Classic 2CV Racing Club.
The 2012 race was won again by Rent Boys Racing with the same driver line up, and the car once again prepared by Mark Turner. No other team has ever before won this race three times consecutively. in fact any driver line up achieving a hat trick in 24-hour endurance racing is mighty unusual, and only ever been achieved twice previously.Making this achievement one of the most impressive in British motorsport in recent history.
The 2011 race was won by Rent Boys Racing with an unchanged driver line up however for this year the car was prepared by Mark Turner with a second car now part of the team (Rent Boys Racing 2). The car ran faultlessly for the event. The race was on the Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit 200 Circuit.
In 2010 the race was won by Rent Boys Racing team with Alec Graham, Meyrick Cox and Nick Paton driving. They completed 738 Laps. Their Best Lap was 1.48.826. Fastest Lap of Race −1.47.098 (Tete Rouge 2)
In 2009 the race was won by the Tete Rouge team with David O'Keeffe, Phil Myatt, Gary Adnitt and Sammie Fritchley driving. They completed 566 Laps (the race was stopped for 5 and a half hours due to Fog). Their Best Lap was 1.47.316. Fastest Lap of Race −1.46.719 (BTM Racing)
In 2008 the race was won by Team Gadget Racing with Wayne Cowling, Ainslie Bousfield, Steve Panas and Simon Clarke driving.
In 2007 the race was won by Team ECAS with Richard Dalton, Gary Byatt, Phil Myatt, Edward Mason driving. They completed 647 laps. They had the Fastest Lap – 2.01.125. Every minute of the race it rained!
In 2006 the race was won by Tete Rouge 1 with Christian Callender, Pete Sparrow, Simon Turner, Simon Leith driving. They completed 662 Laps They had the Fastest Lap – 1.48.036
In 2005 the race was won by Tete Rouge 1 with Paul Robertson, Pete Sparrow, Simon Turner, Colin Whiteley driving. They completed ? laps.
In 2004 the race was won by Dead End Racing with Phil Myatt, Edward Mason, Graham Wallace driving. They completed 740 laps and their Best Lap was 1.47.826. Fastest Lap of Race – 1.47.780 (TEAM GADGET)
In 2003 the race was won by BAPS racing. with Ainslie Bousfield, Gary Adnitt, Steve Panas and Mick Storey. They completed 507 laps and their Best Lap 1.49.789. Fastest Lap of Race – 1.49.202 (BBC TOP GEAR)