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AMS - Mas du Clos - ERA 1500cc (GP 1937) - 100% AI race

Jose Ortiz
The small circuit at Mas du Clos has never held nationally-sanctioned motor racing events, instead focusing on providing excellent test and track day facilities in stunningly beautiful surroundings. Recent years have sadly seen activities curtailed as wrangles continue as to whether the private venue needs to accord with international safety standards – the owners now seem set to consolidate their activities on a gravel rally track.

The track is the creation of Pierre Bardinon, a member of a wealthy family who business was in leather goods, and in particular suppliers of the flying jackets used by the US Air Force...

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ERA GP 1937 Car by modders Team Vintage: As the cost of grand prix racing was on a rise, ERA sat out to produce a racing car that could be accessible and able to win the voiturette class, by the mid 30s, ERA cars were a proven winner on the 1500cc class.

By 1937, the works cars were updated to a C type, thanks in part to a Porsche designed front suspension, the adoption of hydraulic brakes and engines that were tuned to extract a little bit more power to withstand the assault from Maserati.

The legendary Raymond Mays was the star driver with Pat Fairfield and Arthur Dobson driving the works cars, the privateers raced the A and B types, amongst their drivers were the Norwegian racer Eugene Bjornstad and Prince Bira.

Between the Maserati and the ERA there were some very interesting racing in the voiturette class, the English car was a good solid design that could be push to its limits with good stopping power and a nice handling.

Download the mod from: http://www.tinshedracing.com/1937-grand-prix

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