Historic 1963 Ex John Miles Turner Modsports Car. For Sale
This car is 8 seconds a lap quicker at Goodwood Circuit than Mark Hales in his race winning Historic 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 and 1970's to become one of the fastest Historic 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 known race history, results and records, many featured write ups, 10 page magazine editorials and image albums.
Fully restored and stored in a heated workshop for many years after it's rebuild, used occasionally and attends many National show events such as the NEC, Race Retro and others.
This car runs an ultimate 1824cc Cosworth thick walled block, full spec all steel, dry sumped n/a Cosworth developed screamer, that revs over 10k 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 massive spares package,including the original dry-sump 193bhp 1575cc pre x/flow Cosworth Block, FVA internalled all steel screamer engine. This engine is stripped and oil stored for inspection, body moulds, gearboxes, alloy wheel sets, various 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 07470-515408, viewing by appointment in the London area.
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.
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