Triumph Spitfire Eau Claire CVSCC Autocross Racing
This was my fastest run of the day at 49.4sec. I finished first place in vintage class. It was 92 degrees outside. My main competitor is the lime colored Porsche 914 that is turbocharged and intercooled that you can see in the lineup at the end of the video.
2012 CRC final race
In Car vintage race video at Portland Intl Raceway from a 1963 Triumph
Spitfire. Video uses Dashware software to synch speed, rpm and lateral g's
with data from an AIM system.
Saturday Group 8 race 2
Lime Rock Fall Festival Saturday Race 2 Group 8. In car camera, 1963
Triumph Spitfire. Special focus on a bonehead move from a spun car at 5:23,
luckily no one was hurt.
Triumph Spitfire Engine Swap TimeLapse
We have never done a complete engine and transmission swap from start to
finish in one day, it has always been spread out over a few days. The
upcoming race is 24 hours straight so we don't have the luxury of taking
our time during the night getting it ready for the next day. Murphy set
in, there were differences in the engines. The water pump was different so
we needed larger fan belts, different thermostat housing, and we had to
convert to an electrical water temp gauge. Good thing we tried this at home
and not at the track during the race. The GoPro camera ran out of batteries
about 30 minutes before the engine fired. Looks hilarious to me, hope you
This is Triumph
Like many auto companies, Triumph started out making bicycles but like the
others found a new life in the four wheel world.
Known mainly for its sports cars the company also produced family cars but
it was the roadsters that got the attention.
Unfortunately, the company dissolved along with the rest of British Leyland
and the brand's name is now owned by BMW.
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HGR 2012 race 1
Historic Grand Race 2012 at Ahvenisto, Hämeenlinna Finland. Pre -66 race 1
in a Triumph Spitfire with 1147cc engine. Got stuck in traffic behind a
GT40, Barracude etc... Finally 2nd in class after a Mini Cooper S.
The Triumph Motor Company was a British car and motor manufacturing
company. The Triumph marque (trade-name) is owned currently by BMW. The
marque had its origins in 1885 when Siegfried Bettmann (1863--1951) of
Nuremberg initiated S. Bettmann & Co and started importing bicycles from
Europe and selling them with his own trade-name in London. The trade-name
became "Triumph" the year next, and in 1887 Bettmann was joined by a
partner, Moritz (Maurice) Schulte, also from Germany. Beginning in 1889 the
businessmen started producing their own bicycles in Coventry, England.
In November 1944 what was left of the Triumph Motor Company and the Triumph
trade-name were bought by the Standard Motor Company and a subsidiary
"Triumph Motor Company (1945) Limited" was formed with production
transferred to Standard's factory at Canley, on the outskirts of Coventry.
The pre-war Triumph models were not revived and in 1946 a new range of
Triumphs was announced, starting with the Triumph Roadster. The Roadster
had an aluminium body because steel was in short supply and surplus
aluminium from aircraft production was plentiful.
In the early 1950s it was decided to use the Triumph name for sporting cars
and the Standard name for saloons and in 1953 the Triumph TR2 was
initiated, the first of a series that would be produced until 1981.
Triumph TR6 Engine Strip Down - Wheeler Dealers
Wheeler Dealers Edd takes the Triumph's engine for a refit to change it
from leaded fuel to unleaded.
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