GELSCOE MOTORSPORT’S PRE – 65 GT40


GELSCOE MOTORSPORT’S PRE – 65 GT40

After obtaining the complete and original set of GT40 drawings a number of years ago, Gelscoe Motorsport set out on the long road to recreating the 100% perfect GT40. Still kept in the original FAV drawing cabinet, the thousands of detailed hand drawn plans enabled us to reach that goal. Never before has anyone been able to manufacture a Chassis, or in fact complete Car to the standards of the Gelscoe pre-65 example.

Ronnie Spain and John Etheridge, both leading lights in the GT40 world, declared the Car “perfect in every respect”. In fact on first inspection Ronnie Spain asked what Chassis number it was for his records !.

The FIA now look upon the Gelscoe Motorsport example as the official continuation GT40 Car, not only due to the 100% detail, but the fact the Cars are constructed from the original drawings.

All the Cars built by Gelscoe Motorsport have been granted FIA HTP Papers. Chassis one has been raced in the Masters Historic Race series.

Every single part of the Car is made within the UK. The Chassis is constructed by our own team within Derbyshire and has never been anywhere near South Africa!.

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ROSS WARBURTON – CHEVRON B8

After several years racing his Ferrari 275 and Alfa TZ1, Ross Warburton became the proud owner of a Chevron B8.

Gelscoe found this famous little car, sat out in the desert in the heart and heat of California, after returning it to the UK we set about the restoration. Ready on time for the Donington Masters test 2009 and has since been raced at Silverstone at the well known latest Guards meeting where it headed every lap up to the driver changes.

Next race… Magny Cours 2009

This picture is prior to restoration

During restoration

Two days before the first test.