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Austin Healey Sebring Sprite Race Car at Silverstone

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Austin Healey Sebring Sprite Race Car at Silverstone Austin Healey Sebring Sprite Race Car at Silverstone Austin Healey Sebring Sprite Race Car at Silverstone
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  • Based on an original 1961 ‘Frogeye’ Sprite and converted by County Lane Classics in 1991
  • Features the original steel rear body, removable Sebring hardtop, a US-sourced fibreglass Sebring one-piece bonnet and fibreglass doors
  • Purchased after conversion by its previous owner, Andrew Actman, who used it to great effect over the years winning many international rally awards, hill-climb and sprint class wins, as well as countless class victories circuit racing including overall title honours in the Austin Healey Championship
  • Fitted with a Peter May Engineering, full-race 1380cc, wet-sump, 4-cylinder A-Series.(4 hours since last rebuild)
    4-speed straight-cut gearbox (rebuilt 2020). 7.5″ AP racing clutch (new clutch plate 2020)
  • New axle casing in July 2020 with Quaife ATE LSD, 4.2 ratio
  • Brakes & suspension (lever arm) to FIA Appendix ‘K’
  • High-torque starter motor. High-capacity alternator.
  • Safety Devices full bolt-in roll cage, Cobra racing seat, Lifeline fire extinguisher system (serviced Jan ‘19), TRS full harness (2022)
  • Successfully raced in the Equipe Pre-63 Series since 2018 in the hands of Neil Fisher
  • Developed further by Redline Racing for Neil. Front-running car for the last two seasons, Class 1 Champions in 2019, many class wins as well as outright winners at Silverstone in 2019
  • Huge amount of history in a superbly presented, leather-bound volume matched by a similar volume containing decades of race results
  • Superbly prepared and presented, fast, reliable and enormous fun
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