The Classic Sale At Silverstone Festival 25th - 27th August 2023

Registration: SBC 733 Chassis No.: TS21946 Estimate: £24,000 - £28,000 Specialist: Joseph Watts Telephone No: 07779 082707 Lot 350 1957 Triumph TR3 Race Car The car presented here is rare home-market 1957 Triumph TR3 race car (chassis # TS21946), registration ‘SBC 333’. This is a well-known TR3 full-race car, belonging to Peter Swete, and more recently campaigned by Ben Norfolk, which has recently successfully competed in FISCAR: Due to personal circumstances, the car’s HTP papers ran out earlier this year, but could easily/quickly be renewed if required. A family friend is facilitating its sale on behalf of the owner and his family. • The engine was built by Pace Historic in 2013 using parts from Cambridge motorsport, an original invoice refers. There are Carrillo rods, a steel crank and 83mm JE pistons. It was then rebuilt again by Pace and increased capacity to 87mm, this was around 2016/17. Since then, it has only done a couple of Goodwood track days and two or three races • The body was bare metalled and resprayed in 2012; the suspension was upgraded then too • Gearbox and back axle rebuilt in 2014; it has done very little since then • It has a limited slip differential • Alfin brake drums on the rear • Seat belts and fire extinguisher were replaced in 2021 and are all in date • The fire extinguisher will (in all probability) need recharging • It comes with four spare wheels with road tyres on • Race tyres will need replacing • Comes with a windscreen and hard-top This well-respected TR is ready to compete mechanically but, as with all race cars, a full check over is always advised before going out. It is tax exempt and does not require an MOT. This has been a very competitive car, and would make a perfect introduction to Hill Climbs, Sprints and Historic Racing, is eligible for Thoroughbreds (MGCC), Swinging 60s (CSCC), Top Hat/Masters and various other classic and historic series, including Equipe GTS and HSCC with minor modifications to conform to the different regulations. A rare home-market TR which has been a well-respected, long-term race car, receiving much investment over many years from its diligent ‘gentleman-racer’ owner. More Details Lot 350 Bid On Lot 350