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Legend racer and all round oval racing master John Mickel has been in with some Legend racers for rolling road tuning. Only 10,200rpm from the 1300cc motor bike engines.
We had a great weekend at Donington for this years Historic Festival. This year we had the Jaguar XK140 of Joao Mira-Gomez and the Bill Thomas Cheetah of Ian Burford. Both cars were out for their first races of 2019 following successful test sessions. The XK140 ran great all weekend but the Cheetah’s running was sadly cut short after being picked up in a collision between the two cars in front. The XK140 will be back out out Thruxton in a couple of weeks. The Cheetah will be back out following repairs.
We’ve just finished building this fast road engine for a local Triumph Spitfire. It’s 1500cc with a little head work and a fast road camshaft. The gearbox and overdrive have also been fully rebuilt. Should be be great fun.
Following the recent return of the Mira-Gomez XK140 for the 2019 season, we’ve been busy preparing the car for Donington Historic Festival. Now that the car has some proper power from the new race engine, things are getting pushed a lot harder. One of those things being the driver! To help keep the driver in his seat we’ve changed the old leather bucket for a new Tillet B6 Screamer. We’ve had custom leather panels made up to match the existing leather interior.
Prior to Donington Historic Festival, Shaun has been out testing the car at Brands Hatch. Now that the car is going quicker we will be looking into some other other upgrades to aid handling.
We’ve finished a fresh engine build for the TVR Grantura Mk2. This is an FIA specification 1600cc MG B-Series engine with the aluminium crossflow Derrington cylinder head as homologated on the TVR.
We’ve just finished the rebuild on this Formula Ford 1600 engine for a Van Diemen. Due to a crack in the original this one used a brand new block from Ford.