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Tethered Cars

History

David Giles  Tethered Model Car Racing from 1937 to the present day  History A glimpse into tethered car racing in Britain
Tracks A look back on tracks past and present  

Manufacturers

Major British suppliers of tethered car equipment Ten-Sixty-Six Products  Cars, boats  and engines from Worcester
M & E Models  Exmouth based car and model company Rowell Motors   A history of this Dundee company
Rowell Motors  High performance cars and engines from Scotland E & M Cars  The Experimental and Model Co.
FRC  A unique find Replica Ltd  Guy Rickard and his company
Oliver  Cars and engines that dominated the sport  

Engineers, Enthusiasts and Clubs.

Gerry Buck  A modelling legend. Cars, boats, planes, trains and more Surrey Model Racing Car Club  A history
Ian and Ivy  Moore  A racing partnership  
Bernard Manley  Discovery of his cars and racing record  Fred Jones.  Discovery and sale of his cars
Lucy Gascoigne’s MG  ‘Record Breaker’.

A Remarkable and Mysterious MG  A Pitbox Special

Les Williamson  Cars and career uncovered Arthur Weaver  North London Maestro
Leslie Hancox's  MG TC Midget Carl Wainwright Prolific Leicester Club builder of scale cars
Eaton Bray and D. A. Russell  The story of the Sportsdrome Harry Rae and a Craftsman Twin
Brayshaw Park, Blenheim, New Zealand  

Long Lost Tracks

British Tracks List and links Lyon Couzon au Mont D'or France
Nottingham MRCC   Photo's from their Gamston track Dieppe France
Sunderland MCC Barley Mow Park

Club de Modelisme de Cachan Paris France

Derby MRC Raynesway  
   

Builds and Restorations

The Cruickshank MG Magic Midget   Building a pioneer Steve Betney   Miles ED Replica and OHC Austin 744
Russell SS100 The original car and a superb replica from Gary Maslin Steve Betney  D Type Jaguar, Rail Car, Pratley ERA, Mills Micro car
Galeota Beginners Car  Another of the pioneers from Gary Maslin Steve Betney  Cooper Climax, Stanley Steamer and Simple race car
Dave Cunliffe  Berreta Rosso replica Steve Betney  Lotus 49, Lotus Mk IX, Lakester, Facel Vega
 John Goodall  Building and running retro tethered cars Steve Betney  Byra and Vega cars
John Goodall Slabangs,Busys,Mystery,Mercedes, ZN Busy Birth of the 'Tiger'
 John Goodall Harry Howlett Oliver The Killer'  Rebuilding a legend

Information

Spares Page Sources of parts ResourcesWhere to find out more
Redfin Project  The cars and motors from Alex Phin Steve Betney Aircars
Pavels Sarigins  Russian commercial cars and engines Timers  'How fast does it go mister?
Gearboxes What was available  

Modern Scene

Racing Tethered car racing homepage Retro Racing Club Club information and track day reports
BTCA  British Tether Car Assoc. from David Giles  Buckminster First season at the new track
David Giles  Latest E3 tether car and British record Buckminster Tether Car Group  2021 season
David Giles  Winning the  1979 European Championship  Oliver Monk  Digital Timing Device, the technical details
Mark Osborne  Building a Class V tethered car  Oliver Monk  'A bit of a saga'. The road to a record
  Oliver Monk  A car for Buckminster
Oliver Monk's  Workshop Ramblings on preparing tethered race  cars     2013     2014     2015    2016     2017     2018     2019   2020

Pit Box: Cars rediscovered

 

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