Elden Racing Cars

Elden Racing Cars was a British motor sport company involved in designing (under the brand of Design Formula), building and racing cars. Most frequently associated with Formula Ford in the 1970s, the marque also produced Formula 3, Formula 4, Formula Ford 2000 and Formula Renault vehicles (among others). In total Elden produced more than 38 individual designs from birth to the present day.

The company was founded in 1967 by John Thompson and brothers Peter Hampsheir and Brian Hampsheir.[1]

Racing carsEdit

Year Racing car Unites produced Racing series
1961 Briham Mk. 1 None Sports car
1966 Briham Mk. 2 1 Formula 4 250cc
1967 Briham Mk. 3 1 Formula Ford 1600
1967 Briham Mk. 4 6 Formula 4 250cc
1968 Briham Mk. 5 1 Formula 4 850cc
1968 Elden Mk. 6 4 Formula Ford 1600
1969 Sturgess Mk. 7 3 Formula F100
1970 Elden Mk. 8 48 Formula Ford 1600
1972 Elden Mk. 9 1 Formula 3
1972 Elden Mk. 10 121 Formula Ford 1600
1972 Elden Mk. 12 3 Formula 3
1972 Elden Mk. 14 8 Formula Super Vee
1974 Elden Mk. 11 1 Sports car
1974 Elden Mk. 15 3 Formula 3
1974 Elden Mk. 16 1 Formula Atlantic
1975 Elden Mk. 17 6 Formula Ford 1600
1976 Elden Mk. 18 11 Formula Ford 2000
1977 Elden Mk. 19 1 Formula Ford 1600
1978 Saracen Mk. 20 8 Formula Ford 1600
1978 Saracen Mk. 21 2 Formula Ford 2000
1979 Saracen Mk. 22 1 Formula C
1980 Saracen Mk. 23 4 Sports 2000
1980 Elden Mk. 24 5 Formula Ford 1600
1980 Elden Mk. 25 2 Formula Ford 1600
1982 Elden Mk. 26 Project abandoned
1988 Elden Mk. 27 2 Formula Ford 1600
1989 Elden Mk. 28 1 Formula Ford 2000
1989 Elden Mk. 29 2 Formula Renault
1989 Elden Mk. 30 1 Formula Ford 1600
1990 Elden Mk. 31 1 Formula Ford 2000
1990 Elden Mk. 32 2 Formula Renault
1991 Elden Mk. 33 1 Sports car
1991 Elden Mk. 34 1 Formula Renault
2000 Elden Mk. 35
2000 Elden Mk. 36 Sports car
2001 Elden Mk. 37 Sports 2000

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Elden is Born". Welcome to the Home of Elden Racing Cars.