1963 Historic Ex John Miles Turner Sports Car VUD 701. For Sale
This car is 12 seconds a lap quicker at Goodwood Racing Circuit than Mark Hales in his race winning Historic race car.
This is the legendry Modsports VUD 701 1963 Turner Mk2 Sports Car. The Ex John E Miles 1964 Autosport National Championship winning race car. Fully modified throughout the 1960's, 1970's and 1980's to become one of the fastest Modsports cars in the UK. Numerous lap records by many of its past owners who went on to develop the car year after year to win many National race car championships.
Full authentic race history, results and records, many featured write ups, magazine editorials and image albums.
Sympathetically restored and stored in a heated workshop for all its life, used occasionally and attends many National show events such as the NEC, Race Retro and others.
This car runs an ultimate all steel short stroke screamer, 1824cc Ford X/Flow, Cosworth developed, thick walled BDX block, dry sumped,Titan roller bearing rockers, that revs to 11,200k and produces in excess of 200 bhp,In a car weighing only 485k, acceleration is sensational and remains totally drivable at any angle on the limit, in the dry and wet. You race this electrifying car like a 250 National Go-Kart. Pick a line to overtake and it happens superbly. Present lap times are amazingly quick with Brands Hatch Indy in 46.38secs.
Past drivers include John E Miles, John Moore, Tony Dunderdale, Lee Barton, Mark Hales and Tony Broome (owned twice)and Chris Fulke-Greville.
Comprehensive spec list and extensive spares package,including the original dry-sumped all steel Cosworth developed screamer, 193bhp 1575cc pre x/flow, FVA internalled. This engine is stripped and oil stored for inspection, body moulds, gearboxes,suspension, brakes, clutches, alloy wheel sets, various wet and dry tyre sets and its original 1963 trailer.
Ideal car for the CSCC Classic Sports Car Championship Historic Modsports series, Goodwood, BARC, BRSCC, BRDC and many more race series, sprints and hillclimbe.
You can contact Brooke direct on the details below, viewing by appointment in the London area.
The car is going through a full strip down and rebuild, replacing any worn items, so will be ready to compete for the 2020 season and ready for the NEC Motorsport Show.
Would consider land, property in the UK or overseas.
This is a rare investment, an opportunity to own an authentic Historic race car that keeps monetary pace with many works competition Ford Escorts.
Chassis No. 015 / 1979;
Engine Ford Cosworth DFV F1, V8 3000 cc, 500 Hp
Gearbox Hewland FGA 400 6-speed
Car completely overhauled in 2014. Monocoque chassis again bought time by Adriano Paramento.
1982 Van Diemen Formula Ford 2000 as raced by Felix Fisher in 2009 to win at Thruxton & Silverstone.
Philspeed engine, Faringdon lap timer and Racetech gauges
Spare set of wheels with wet tyres
Completely original car, AMS Autoracing Type 277
Chassis No. 62 / 1979; never crashed.
Original engine AMS 413 DOHC 16 valves - 1600 cc, with Lucas Mk1 Fuel injection.
Gearbox Hewland FT 200 5-speed