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1963 MGB Group Sb Historic Race Car – SOLD

Modified to race spec by renowned MG performance expert Bob Rowntree for his own use. Bob raced it for 5 years before selling it to the current owner who has enjoyed success at various tracks.
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A 1963 MGB historic race car for sale in Sydney

Availability

SOLD

$35,000

MGB

Racecar

class winning

fastest laps

ready to race

Peninsula Sports Cars Services has a ready to race MGB sports car for sale. This is a 1963 “pull handle” lightweight model, imported from the rust free environment of California. Modified to race spec by renowned MG performance expert Bob Rowntree for his own use. 

Bob raced it for 5 years before selling it to the current owner who has enjoyed success at various tracks. It is a 1963 MGB Group S Historic Race car with log books in British racing green with a black interior

A trailer is available as an option for $10,000 negotiable

A race car ready for quick laptimes

2010 Eastern Creek International Raceway – 1:53.33 – fastest Group SB car

2011 Wakefield Park Raceway – 1:11.75

2013 Sydney Motorsport Park – GP Circuit – 1:53.06

2013 Sydney Motorsport Park – GP Circuit – 1:52.00

2013 Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit – 1:57.71 – fastest Group SBE car

2014 Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit – 1:57.58 – fastest Group SBE car

 

Over the years the car has won many race trophies including the Group S annual trophy.

Car details

ENGINE:

The included race engine was built by renowned MG expert Bob Rowntree and includes;

  • Balanced, lightened and strengthened steel crank shaft
  • Forged pistons
  • Competition bearings
  • Full race profile cam shaft
  • Roller Rockers
  • Strengthened and lightened push rods
  • Double valve springs
  • Fully ported and polished cylinder head
  • Weber 45DCOE carburettor
  • Extractor exhaust manifold
  • Oil cooler and large oil warning light
  • Oil and coolant catch tanks
 

 

TRANSMISSION:

  • Three syncro close ratio gearbox with competition uprated overdrive
  • 4.3 ratio Crown Wheel and Pinion LSD
  • Tilton competition clutch assembly
  • Clutch pedal stop

 

 

BRAKES AND SUSPENSION

  • Competition struts and springs
  • Competition brake pads

 

 

INTERIOR / SAFETY

  • Roll cage to comply with CAMS standards
  • Race seat
  • Six point harness
  • Rev counter, Oil pressure, water temperature and battery charge guages
  • Fuel lines and wiring run inside the body
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gear lever overdrive switch
  • Battery cut off and fuel cut off switches
  • Push button starter

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