WSM MG Midget – 1963 – 793 XPP

£74,950

 

Description

Year: 1962

This is a purpose built race car from the early 60’s which is a well-known class winning car.

Chassis Number – GAN1/13367
Body Number – WSM 202

History and owner Summary: Well documented from 60’s.
1998 – New owner (Paul & Sharon Woolmer). A detailed restoration to full race specification in time for the first WSM reunion in 2001 at Rockingham. This was the car’s first race in over 30 years, it won its class. Many other races followed with frequent class wins.
2001 – Woolmer Classic Engineering completed a thorough and detailed restoration.
2003 – Class winning success and was invited to race at Goodwood Revival (Fordwater Trophy).
2005 – New owner (Jim Lowry) raced in UK club events, mainly with Equipe GTS.
2006 – Competed at Goodwood Revival, Fordwater Trophy.
2008 – New owner (John Pearson) completed a full engine rebuild to a very high specification & raced the car mainly with Equipe GTS.
2010 – New owner (Brian Arculus) the car continued to develop racing mainly with Equipe GTS. Competed at Goodwood Revival, Fordwater Trophy in 2010.
2014 – New owner (Graham Robson) raced in both the HRDC & Equipe GTS. The engine was rebuilt in early 2015. Competed in the 2015 Goodwood Members Meeting. The car has been accepted for the 2017 Goodwood Members Meeting also.
2015 – Attended Goodwood Members Meeting
2017 – March 18-19 it is entered for the Goodwood Members Meeting.
Offering a unique purchase opportunity.

Vehicle specification:

Chassis: Original MG Midget.
Body: Original aluminium body, doors & boot lid. Original fibreglass bonnet.
Engine: Full race Woolmer Classic 1293cc. With less than 4 hours total run time. Dyno sheet available. Omega forged pistons
Compression Ratio: 11.8:1
Camshaft: Swiftune SW23T
Alloy vernier timing gear
MED Ultimate spec full race cylinder head with 37.7mm inlet & 31mm exhaust valves
Roller Rockers
Aldon race distributor
Carburation: Correct period single Weber 45 DCOE – 9
Exhaust: Full race Maniflow system
Transmission: Gearbox, rebuilt straight cut close ratio with less than 8 hours running.
Differential: rebuilt clutch type LSD with less than 8 hours running
Half shafts: Peter May race shafts
Radiator: Original unit with high capacity core & electric fan.
Front suspension: 600lb springs, race spec. dampers, Peter May negative camber top trunions.
Rear suspension: Original ¼ elliptic springs & radius arms, with original adjustable Armstrong lever arm dampers.
Fuel tank: In the boot – 50 ltr ATL Laboratories Racing Fuel Cell with facet competition fuel pump
Brakes: Standard Sprite/Midget discs & drums with original works Sebring pedal box.
Roll Cage: Manufactured by Fabricage Ltd to FIA Specification
Seat: In date FIA Cobra Imola Pro-Fit
Wheels & Tyres: Original spec 4” wire wheels with used Dunlop Racing tyres.
Overall weight: 640kg with all fluids & 10 ltrs fuel.

Additional information and background on the early history of the car is available on request.

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Technical Specification

  • Engine layout Full race Woolmer Classic 1293cc. With less than 4 hours total run time. Dyno sheet available.
  • PowerMED Ultimate spec full race cylinder head with 37.7mm inlet & 31mm exhaust valves
  • TransmissionGearbox, rebuilt straight cut close ratio with less than 8 hours running.
  • Brake systemStandard Sprite/Midget discs & drums with original works Sebring pedal box.
  • SteeringRight Hand Drive
  • SafetyFIA Cobra Imola Pro-Fit (In date). Roll Cage – Manufactured by Fabricage Ltd to FIA Specification

Seller Details

  • Seller:Classic Racer
  • Country:
  • City:Bedford
  • Phone:+44 (0) 1234 376119 or 07787 413804
  • Trade or Private:Trade
  • Price:£74,950
  • Added:02/03/2017
  • Condition:used
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This race car is suitable for events such as the following:

Goodwood members meetings (Entered for Goodwood meeting this 18th/19th March)
Goodwood Revival (Fordwater Trophy)

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