Make
Vauxhall
Model
Vauxhall Cavalier / Opel Vectra A
Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Chassis No
018
Built By
Ray Mallock Ltd
Date Built
1994
Current Status
History
1994 - Built and used by Ray Mallock Ltd for Vauxhall in BTCC. Driven by John Cleland, in GM card colours. Cleland took 2 race wins in the car at Donington and finished 4th in the championship.

1995 - Shipped to South Africa, updated to 1995 aero spec. Used in South African Championship by Grant McCleery, finishing 3rd in the championship

1996 - Shipped back to Vauxhall in UK, not used.

1997 - Used by Pilgrim Motorsport in Formula Saloon Championship. Driven by Simon Dickinson in three races.

1998 - Used by Pilgrim Motorsport in Formula Saloon Championship. Driven by Simon Dickinson.

1999 - Used by Pilgrim Motorsport in Formula Saloon Championship. Driven by Simon Dickinson.

2000 - Not used

2001 - Used by Virgo Motorsport in Formula Saloon Car Championship. Driven by Derek Hale.

2002 - Sold to Keith Butcher then to Nigel Bowen. The car sat in a barn unused for several years.

2006 - Acquired by John Hammersley. Following a 250-hour rebuild the car reappeared in 1995 yellow/white BTCC livery and was entered in the LMA Euro Saloon Championship, winning Class A (second overall) and taking race wins at Croix (twice) and Donington with new lap records at both circuits.

2007 - Used by John Hammersley in the LMA Euro Saloon & Sports Car Championship for the early part of the year

In March 2008 the car was sold at auction to Mike Newton
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Pictures
Grant McCleery John Hammersley @ Silverstone, May 2006 John Cleland John Hammersley @ Snetterton, Sept 2006 Simon Dickinson @ Donington Park, 1998
Race History
Vauxhall
#4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V
Team: Vauxhall Sport
Great BritainJohn Cleland
Opel
#4 Opel Vectra GT
Team: Opel Racing
South AfricaGrant McCleery
Vauxhall
#77 Vauxhall Cavalier
Great BritainSimon Dickinson
Vauxhall
#55 Vauxhall Cavalier
Great BritainSimon Dickinson
Vauxhall
#25 Vauxhall Cavalier
Great BritainDerek Hale
Vauxhall
#7 Vauxhall Cavalier
Team: Airconstruct Racing
Great BritainJohn Hammersley
Vauxhall
#7 Vauxhall Cavalier
Team: Airconstruct (Midlands) Ltd
Great BritainJohn Hammersley
Race Results
Date Venue Driver Vehicle Pos
1994 British Touring Car Championship
04 Apr 1994 Great BritainThruxton John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 2
17 Apr 1994 Great BritainBrands Hatch (1) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 3
17 Apr 1994 Great BritainBrands Hatch (2) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 2
02 May 1994 Great BritainSnetterton John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V DNF
15 May 1994 Great BritainSilverstone (1) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 7
15 May 1994 Great BritainSilverstone (2) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 4
30 May 1994 Great BritainOulton Park John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 7
12 Jun 1994 Great BritainDonington Park (1) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 1
12 Jun 1994 Great BritainDonington Park (2) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 1
24 Jun 1994 Great BritainBrands Hatch (1) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 5
24 Jun 1994 Great BritainBrands Hatch (2) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 4
10 Jul 1994 Great BritainSilverstone John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V DNS
31 Jul 1994 ScotlandKnockhill (1) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 5
31 Jul 1994 ScotlandKnockhill (2) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 6
14 Aug 1994 Great BritainOulton Park John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V DNF
29 Aug 1994 Great BritainBrands Hatch (1) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V DNF
29 Aug 1994 Great BritainBrands Hatch (2) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V DNS
11 Sep 1994 Great BritainSilverstone (1) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 4
11 Sep 1994 Great BritainSilverstone (2) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 4
18 Sep 1994 Great BritainDonington Park (1) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 8
18 Sep 1994 Great BritainDonington Park (2) John Cleland #4 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 16V 5
1995 South African Touring Car Championship
28 Jan 1995 South AfricaKyalami (1) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 2
28 Jan 1995 South AfricaKyalami (2) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 2
11 Feb 1995 South AfricaKilarney (1) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 3
11 Feb 1995 South AfricaKilarney (2) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 4
11 Mar 1995 South AfricaPort Elizabeth (1) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 5
11 Mar 1995 South AfricaPort Elizabeth (2) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 4
08 Apr 1995 South AfricaKyalami (1) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 2
08 Apr 1995 South AfricaKyalami (2) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT DNF
29 Apr 1995 South AfricaZwartkops (1) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 3
29 Apr 1995 South AfricaZwartkops (2) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 3
20 May 1995 South AfricaKilarney (1) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT DNF
20 May 1995 South AfricaKilarney (2) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT DNF
10 Jun 1995 South AfricaEast London (1) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 1
10 Jun 1995 South AfricaEast London (2) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 4
08 Jul 1995 South AfricaKyalami (1) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 2
08 Jul 1995 South AfricaKyalami (2) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 3
05 Aug 1995 South AfricaEast London (1) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 3
05 Aug 1995 South AfricaEast London (2) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 2
26 Aug 1995 South AfricaKyalami (1) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 1
26 Aug 1995 South AfricaKyalami (2) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 3
29 Oct 1995 South AfricaKyalami (1) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 2
29 Oct 1995 South AfricaKyalami (2) Grant McCleery #4 Opel Vectra GT 2
1998 Formula Saloons Championship
30 May 1998 Great BritainSilverstone Simon Dickinson #77 Vauxhall Cavalier -
19 Jul 1998 Great BritainSnetterton Simon Dickinson #77 Vauxhall Cavalier 6
16 Aug 1998 WalesPembrey (1) Simon Dickinson #77 Vauxhall Cavalier -
16 Aug 1998 WalesPembrey (2) Simon Dickinson #77 Vauxhall Cavalier -
13 Sep 1998 Great BritainCadwell Park Simon Dickinson #77 Vauxhall Cavalier -
1999 Formula Saloon Championship
12 Sep 1999 Great BritainCadwell Park Simon Dickinson #55 Vauxhall Cavalier 5
2001 Formula Saloon Championship
07 Apr 2001 WalesPembrey (1) Derek Hale #25 Vauxhall Cavalier 7
08 Apr 2001 WalesPembrey (2) Derek Hale #25 Vauxhall Cavalier 7
21 Apr 2001 Great BritainCroft (1) Derek Hale #25 Vauxhall Cavalier DNF
22 Apr 2001 Great BritainCroft (2) Derek Hale #25 Vauxhall Cavalier DNS
2006 BRSCC Euro Saloon Car Championship
09 Apr 2006 Great BritainSnetterton John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 6
29 Apr 2006 FranceCroix-en-Ternois (1) John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 1
29 Apr 2006 FranceCroix-en-Ternois (2) John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 1
14 May 2006 Great BritainSilverstone John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 5
28 May 2006 Great BritainMallory Park (1) John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 6
28 May 2006 Great BritainMallory Park (2) John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 2
18 Jun 2006 Great BritainDonington Park John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 1
15 Jul 2006 Great BritainCadwell Park (1) John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier DNF
16 Jul 2006 Great BritainCadwell Park (2) John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier DNS
19 Aug 2006 WalesAnglesey (1) John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 6
20 Aug 2006 WalesAnglesey (2) John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 3
02 Sep 2006 Great BritainBrands Hatch John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 5
23 Sep 2006 Great BritainOulton Park John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 4
07 Oct 2006 Great BritainSilverstone John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 4
2007 BRSCC Euro Saloon & Sports Car Championship
14 Apr 2007 Great BritainOulton Park John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 9
28 Apr 2007 Great BritainRockingham John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 6
12 May 2007 WalesPembrey (1) John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 6
13 May 2007 WalesPembrey (2) John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 8
10 Jun 2007 Great BritainCadwell Park John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 6
14 Jul 2007 WalesAnglesey (1) John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 6
14 Jul 2007 WalesAnglesey (2) John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier 6
05 Aug 2007 Great BritainSnetterton John Hammersley #7 Vauxhall Cavalier DNF