Make
Vauxhall
Model
Vauxhall / Opel Vectra B
Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Chassis No
V97-002
Built By
Triple Eight Engineering
Date Built
1997
Current Status
History
Built by Triple Eight Engineering and used in the latter half of the 1997 British Touring Car Championship, making it's race debut at Knockhill in August in the hands of Derek Warwick. Also driven by John Cleland at the end-of-season RAC Tourist Trophy

Sold to Opel Sweden and used in the 1998 and 1999 Swedish Touring Car Championship, drive by Jan Brunstedt.

The car was unused in 2000/01, but returned to racing in the 2002 Norwegian Touring Car Championship driven by Per H Skjolden, but has been unused since then.

In March 2006 when it was acquired by Alex Schooledge having been brought together with V97-001 from a dealer in Sweden who had taken both cars in a part exchange. The car remained in storage until late 2008 when a full strip-down and rebuild was started.

Pictures
John Cleland Jan Brunstedt Per H Skjolden  @ Kinnekulle, Jun 2002 John Cleland Jan Brunstedt, 1998 STCC Derek Warwick @ Snetterton, Aug 1997 Nov 2013
Race History
Vauxhall
#88 Vauxhall Vectra
Team: Vauxhall Sport
Great BritainDerek Warwick
Vauxhall
#12 Vauxhall Vectra
Team: Vauxhall Sport
Great BritainJohn Cleland
Opel
#6 Opel Vectra 16V
Team: Opel Motorsport
SwedenJan Brunstedt
Opel
#6 Opel Vectra
Team: Opel Team Sweden
SwedenJan Brunstedt
Opel
#22 Opel Vectra 16V
NorwayPer Henrik Skjolden
External Links
Race Results
Date Venue Driver Vehicle Pos
1997 British Touring Car Championship
03 Aug 1997 ScotlandKnockhill (1) Derek Warwick #88 Vauxhall Vectra 9
03 Aug 1997 ScotlandKnockhill (2) Derek Warwick #88 Vauxhall Vectra 13
10 Aug 1997 Great BritainSnetterton (1) Derek Warwick #88 Vauxhall Vectra 11
10 Aug 1997 Great BritainSnetterton (2) Derek Warwick #88 Vauxhall Vectra DNF
25 Aug 1997 Great BritainThruxton (1) Derek Warwick #88 Vauxhall Vectra 9
25 Aug 1997 Great BritainThruxton (2) Derek Warwick #88 Vauxhall Vectra 8
06 Sep 1997 Great BritainBrands Hatch (1) Derek Warwick #88 Vauxhall Vectra DNF
06 Sep 1997 Great BritainBrands Hatch (2) Derek Warwick #88 Vauxhall Vectra DNF
21 Sep 1997 Great BritainSilverstone (1) Derek Warwick #88 Vauxhall Vectra DNF
21 Sep 1997 Great BritainSilverstone (2) Derek Warwick #88 Vauxhall Vectra DNF
1997 RAC Tourist Trophy
19 Oct 1997 Great BritainDonington Park (1) John Cleland #12 Vauxhall Vectra 18
19 Oct 1997 Great BritainDonington Park (2) John Cleland #12 Vauxhall Vectra DNF
19 Oct 1997 Great BritainDonington Park (3) John Cleland #12 Vauxhall Vectra DNF
1998 Swedish Touring Car Championship
10 May 1998 SwedenMantorp Park (1) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 16V 2
10 May 1998 SwedenMantorp Park (2) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 16V 6
31 May 1998 SwedenKarlskoga (1) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 16V 8
31 May 1998 SwedenKarlskoga (2) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 16V 6
28 Jun 1998 SwedenAnderstorp (1) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 16V DNF
28 Jun 1998 SwedenAnderstorp (2) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 16V DNF
09 Aug 1998 SwedenFalkenberg (1) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 16V 3
09 Aug 1998 SwedenFalkenberg (2) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 16V 4
06 Sep 1998 SwedenKnutstorp (1) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 16V 7
06 Sep 1998 SwedenKnutstorp (2) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 16V 16
27 Sep 1998 SwedenMantorp Park (1) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 16V 6
27 Sep 1998 SwedenMantorp Park (2) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 16V 5
1999 Swedish Touring Car Championship
25 Apr 1999 SwedenMantorp Park (1) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra DNF
25 Apr 1999 SwedenMantorp Park (2) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 15
15 May 1999 SwedenKnutstorp (1) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 15
15 May 1999 SwedenKnutstorp (2) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 12
30 May 1999 SwedenKarlskoga (1) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 9
30 May 1999 SwedenKarlskoga (2) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra DNF
20 Jun 1999 SwedenAnderstorp (1) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 9
20 Jun 1999 SwedenAnderstorp (2) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 11
18 Jul 1999 SwedenFalkenberg (1) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra DNF
18 Jul 1999 SwedenFalkenberg (2) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 10
01 Aug 1999 SwedenAnderstorp (1) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra DNF
01 Aug 1999 SwedenAnderstorp (2) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra DNS
15 Aug 1999 NorwayMo I Rana (1) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 19
15 Aug 1999 NorwayMo I Rana (2) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 16
29 Aug 1999 SwedenMantorp Park (1) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 12
29 Aug 1999 SwedenMantorp Park (2) Jan Brunstedt #6 Opel Vectra 9
2002 Norwegian Touring Car Championship
12 May 2002 NorwayVåler (1) Per Henrik Skjolden #22 Opel Vectra 16V DNF
12 May 2002 NorwayVåler (2) Per Henrik Skjolden #22 Opel Vectra 16V 3
30 Jun 2002 SwedenKinnekulle (1) Per Henrik Skjolden #22 Opel Vectra 16V 5
30 Jun 2002 SwedenKinnekulle (2) Per Henrik Skjolden #22 Opel Vectra 16V 3
11 Aug 2002 NorwayMo I Rana (1) Per Henrik Skjolden #22 Opel Vectra 16V DNF
11 Aug 2002 NorwayMo I Rana (2) Per Henrik Skjolden #22 Opel Vectra 16V 5
25 Aug 2002 NorwayRudskogen (1) Per Henrik Skjolden #22 Opel Vectra 16V DNF
25 Aug 2002 NorwayRudskogen (2) Per Henrik Skjolden #22 Opel Vectra 16V 10
15 Sep 2002 NorwayVåler (1) Per Henrik Skjolden #22 Opel Vectra 16V 5
15 Sep 2002 NorwayVåler (2) Per Henrik Skjolden #22 Opel Vectra 16V 4