Darren Turner’s Turner mk1 has had a new camshaft and associated components and has gone back on the dyno this morning to get it all tuned up ahead of the GRRC 72nd Members Meeting. Next week we will be out testing. Can’t wait to see how the little car goes in the hands of such a capable driver.
Our Volvo 122S is nearing completion. The engine is done and features a fully balanced bottom end, steel rods, forged pistons and a fully race modified cylinder head. SU HD8 carburetors are providing the air and fuel whilst a tubular manifold takes care of the exhaust gasses. Drivers seat and gauges are installed, a dry cell racing battery, custom wiring loom and fire extinguisher system are all in place. Only a small list of jobs to complete before it is ready for testing before a March debut at the Goodwood 72nd Members Meeting.
An unusual racing car perhaps, but in Group 1 trim should fair quite well. The car shares the same 3.0 litre fuel injected engine as the 3.0 CSL. Group 1 regulations are far more restrictive of course but it should still hustle along fairly well, especially on a fast circuit. The car came in for a roll cage and a coat of paint in period livery.