Mark Thomas is an experienced racer and is currently running a 1960's Ford Anglia in the Historic Racing Drivers Club. The car is a full Boley Pittard replica owned by Mark Thomas Trimming and sponsored by Eastern Atlantic Helicopters. Marks driving career started in grass track and progressed to the MR2 challenge. Recently he also ran in the Retro Rally Cross series.
A few of the original car in action, back in the day. Boley Pittard was a well respected racer of the 50's and 60's who had a successful career before an untimely passing at Monza in 1967.
After a comprehensive, period correct refurbishment. The Anglia is now ready to race again:
Retro Rally Cross
'A father is to take his interest in racing to the next level when he competes in a rally championship in a car he has refurbished himself.
Mark Thomas, who has owned Mark Thomas Trimming, on the Churchill Industrial Estate, Lancing, for 16 years, last weekend, March 24/25, began competing in the Retro Rally Cross Challenge. The competition, which will be televised on Channel 4 and Sky TV, involves retro rallying cars competing in a mixture of track and mud racing, during a season that began last weekend and will continue until October.......' click here to read more