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Ecurie Ecosse Returns to Le Mans! What a Beautiful Livery!
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14 DEC 2000
With cars like this, we can't wait for 2001!

ECURIE ECOSSE PRESS RELEASE:
"Ecurie Ecosse will return to Sportscar racing with its new racer, the RML designed and built Saleen S7R. The team is to enter the British GT Championship and aims to be at Le Mans for the 2001 season."
Supertouring BTCC event. The Ecurie Ecosse tradition of privately entered, RML designed and built cars is continued with the 2001 S7R project; the team is aiming for a class win at Le Mans and expects to be winning races in the battle for overall championship honours in the British series.
"Driver announcements are expected at the Autosport International Show in January.
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"Ecurie Ecosse has a long and proud history in sportscar racing including wins at Le Mans in 1956 and '57. Since 1984 the responsibility for the marque has rested with Hugh McCaig, a Scottish Businessman and motor racing enthusiast, who was entrusted with the stewardship of Ecurie Ecosse by Lord Elgin. Hugh reformed Ecurie Ecosse in partnership with Ray Mallock, RML undertaking the design, build and development of cars for the marque. This alliance culminated in 1986 when the team captured the World Sportscar championship for group C2 cars with an Austin Rover-powered Ecosse.
"Following their Sportscar success, Ecurie Ecosse returned to motorsport in 1992 with privately entered Vauxhall Cavaliers. In August 1993 at Thruxton David Leslie made history at the wheel of the Ecurie Ecosse Cavalier, the first private entry to win a
Hugh McCaig: "The heritage means a lot to us, and we're hoping for huge interest and following from the press, fans, drivers and sponsors. It's our aim to fly the flag for Scotland and Britain."
Ray Mallock: "I'm personally very excited about this project - It's no secret my ambition is to win at Le Mans, and this is a great opportunity to do just that. Ecurie Ecosse is a very emotive brand - held in high esteem throughout the world, and it is a great honour to be part of its millennium debut.
"The British Championship is the premier National Sportscar series in Europe, a natural choice for the campaign. It has a fantastic diversity of marques and gives the opportunity for Ecurie Ecosse to compete against the 2000 FIA championship winning car and team."
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