CSR in Sports 2000

Sports 2000 racing car prepared by CSR

CSR provide a comprehensive range of services for Sports 2000 competitors. This could be a one off set-up, a winter rebuild or repair, a complete build from a new chassis or a rebuild of an old car.

CSR can also run your car throughout a season. We can store and transport your car to races, support you on the day with car set up, refuelling, tyre pressures etc. CSR can then carry out any repairs, check and service the car ready for the next race.

Services include:

  • Pre-race preparation to highest standards
  • Mechanical and chassis work
  • Set-up and testing
  • Transport to and from events in the UK and abroad with lorry or transporter
  • Driver tuition and support
  • Team hospitality facilities
  • Full hands-on race day support

Set-up and Testing

Chris’ vast race and driver tuition experience is used to get the best from both car and driver. Testing the car and setting it up correctly will maximise performance giving the best opportunity for success.

Sports 2000 Race Car front suspension detail
Sports 2000 Race Car gearbox detail
Sports 2000 Race Car rear suspension detail
Sports 2000 Race Car cockpit detail

Above and top: Sports 2000 Champions in 2010 with David Houghton.

Mike Fry Sports 2000 Lola

Third overall and 1st in class B 2010 with Mike Fry’s Lola

Juno Sports 2000 Duratec

What is Sports 2000?

Sports 2000 is a restricted-rules class of two-seat, rear-engined, open-cockpit, full-bodied sports-prototype racecar.

Sometimes known as S2000 or S2, the class was developed in the 1970s as an affordable form of sports car racing, essentially a sports car version of Formula Ford 2000. The key attributes of the class were a body design reminiscent of two-liter Group 6 sports racing cars like the Chevron B21 and Lola T-212 but with an ultra-reliable and inexpensive drivetrain comprising a two-liter “Pinto” overhead camshaft engine with very limited modifications allowed.

S2000 aerodynamics evolved beyond their Group 6 roots, with very ‘slippery’ cars. In the UK S2000 was largely seen as an alternative to front-engined Clubmans racing, a class for amateurs who were often deeply involved in developing their own cars over periods of years.

The series has recently undergone something of a revival in both historic and contemporary forms as a relatively low-cost form of sports car racing.

Find out more on the Sports 2000 Website

Chris Snowdon’s Sports 2000 Career

Since 1988 Chris has had a passion for Sports 2000. The car below was bought in 2005 to be campaigned in the Historic Sports 2000 Championship.

In 2007 Chris won the Historic Championship title after a fiercely fought season long battle with Niklas Johansson.

Sports 2000 Race at Donington

Sit next to Chris as he races this sports 2000 car around a wet Donington Circuit

Chris Snowdon racing sports 2000 in the wet at Brands Hatch

Sports 2000 Royale leading the race in the wet at Brands Hatch GP Circuit.

Chris Snowdon race winner and Brands Hatch

Race winner at Brands Hatch

Oulton Park podium interview

Race winner at Oulton Park