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Vauxhall Chevette, Cavalier and associated models in motorsport.
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DTV Chevette HS & HSR The Chevette HS and HSR, Vauxhall Homologation Specials for Group 4 Rallying ran by Dealer Team Vauxhall. Click below to read further inforamtion.
DTV Denmark If you think that Dealer Team Vauxhall was just a UK based team then think again. Follow the link below for more information on DTV Denmark.
DTV Chevette Dragster’s Some thing a little more unusual Dealer Team Vauxhall also ran some Chevette Dragster’s. Follow the link below for more information.
Opel Kadett C GT/E While Dealer Team Vauxhall (DTV) was using the Chevette in the British Championship, Dealer Opel Team (DOT) was using the Kadett C. Click on the link below for further information.
Opel Ascona B The Opel Kadett co-existed with the Ascona B as a Rally car. Ultimately the car turned into to the Ascona 400. Click on the link below to find out where it all began.
Opel Ascona 400 The Ascona 400 was the last rear wheel drive car to win the Drivers World Championship. Click on the link below to find out how.
Opel Manta 400 The Manta 400 was the less successful replacement for the Ascona 400. It never won a World Rally (it came very close) but was very successful at National Level with drivers like Russell Brookes Jimmy McRae, Bertie Fisher and Andrew Wood. Click on the link to find out more.
Cavalier Mk3 Super Touring in the early 90’s The Cavalier MK3 is the Cavalier that most people associate with Vauxhall and Motor Sport. Was a very successful car driven by various drives between 1990 and 1995, but most famously by John Cleland who’s most memorable line was “The Man’s an Animal”. Click on the link below to find out why he said that.
Cavalier Mk1 Dragster Clive Skilton is famous as a Top Fuel Dragster pilot, but like many other British racers of seventies, he also raced a funny car in order to run more often. One of Skilton's funny cars used in 1975/76 was a Cavalier Mk1 bodied car. Click on the link below for more information.
Opel Calibra V6 DTM The Chevette HS and HSR, Vauxhall Homologation Specials for Group 4 Rallying. Click below to read further inforamtion.
Vectra B Super Touring in the late 90’s Vauxhall replaced the Cavaler Mk3 in the BTCC with the Vectra B. Technical more advanced, the car created by RML was not as sucessful as the Cavalier Mk3 though it did win races. The last season of Super Touring Regulations was 2000. Click below to read more.
Vectra Challenge Ran as a one make championship supporting the British Touring Car Champiopnship from 1997 to 1999. Click below to find out more information.