New Ralllycross Circuit Begins in Croft Circuit at Darlington for Kent Racer

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Ashford, Kent racer Bob Gooding plans to run his turbocharged Ford Escort MK3 4X4 Supercar in the 2008 Rallycross Open Series. The UK racer will mainly run in the Open Championship and selected rounds of the MDA British Rallycross Championship series..

Rallycross racer Bob GoodingRallycross racer Bob Gooding
Gooding will also attend Stoneleigh Park Historic Motorsports Show and Rally day 2008 at Castle Coombe. Round one of the Open Championship will take place March 2nd in Croft Circuit at Darlington.

Turbocharged Ford Escort MK3 4X4 Supercar
Turbocharged Ford Escort MK3 4X4 Supercar
“We are currently running a K&N air filter on the Escort,” said Gooding. “Late in the season we’ll switch to a new car which is currently under development. K&N air filters are of  course part of that new development.”

The team will start 2008 racing in both Division 1 and Revivals categories, and plan to switch to a new Division 1 car in time for Round 5 of the Championship at Blyton in September. “We have been busy over the winter working on the new car,” said Gooding. “The Open Championship is taking Rallycross in Great Britain in the right direction and my team will do everything it can this year to support this great sport.

Gooding started out as a mechanic as a teenager and has been involved with motor racing since the 1970s. He is hoping for a championship 2008 Rallycross season.

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