HOME

Rallye Racing article

English translation of above.

FIA Homologation Papers

Porsche Salzburg Articles

Porsche Salzburg Media Clips

Adverts & Reports

Results

Individual's Cars

Beetling magazine

Safari Rally

Type 3s

Antarctica 1

Build your own?

Rally Modifications

Rallying today

Trials

Circuit Racing

Rallycross

50s Gallery

60s Gallery

70s Gallery

80s Gallery

90s Gallery

2000s Gallery

Type 3s Gallery

Links

Magazine Articles on this site

Acknowledgements

 

 

Circuit Racing

 

Volkswagen's of various models have also been used in circuit racing over the years.  At the same time as Porsche Salzburg were running the 1302S and 1303S cars in rallying, a few tuning companies were running Beetles in circuit racing.  These tuners managed to get a similar 120bhp from the 1600 engine, so there must have been some common ideas floating around the tuning scene at the time.

Even today, there are various air-cooled Volkswagens still racing around the circuits of the world, whether it be in the single-make championships like the various Beetle Cups, or in the thick of the action with other makes and models.

 

 

Copyright B. Samways 2000-10