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Old 07-15-2003, 04:54   #1 (permalink)
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Question Briggs team sold?

Latest rumour is that Briggs Ford team has been sold to 888 motorsport.
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Old 07-15-2003, 05:04   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Briggs team sold?

who is 888 motorsport?? isn't 888 JB's number??
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Re: Briggs team sold?

Isn't that the number the Prancing Horse Ferrari/Budweiser team were going to use?
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Old 07-15-2003, 15:46   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Briggs team sold?

888 is a pommy Vaxhaul racing team....they are also involved in rally as well
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888 Motorsport?? thats a new name, did you mean 00 motorsport
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Re: Briggs team sold?

Nope, it's definately 888. Is that the sponsors of that Subaru team in rally? Somehow those digits remind me of those guys.
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Re: Briggs team sold?

thats 555, i think
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888 raced Vauxhalls in the BTCC and was (dunno if it still is now) part owned by ex-F1 racer Derek Warwick.
888 was one of the companies that stuck their hands up to buy HRT (though it was never really going anywhere but Skaife).
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Re: Briggs team sold?

Given the Vauxhall/GM link I wonder whether they would switch to Holdens...or whether they'd be Prodrive like (Subaru, Ford, Honda in F1, Ferrari in GT)
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Re: Briggs team sold?

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thats 555, i think
Now that you mentioned 555, I think they were the rally team. Thanks for that. I knew that there was another triple digit team. I just didn't know if it was them or someone else.
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