Period Race Austin Healey 3000 - 319 AOV
This 1960 right-hand drive Austin-Healey 3000 MkI was first owned by Martin Brain who used the car extensively in hill climbs. It possesses competition history from new including the 1965 Guards Trophy 1,000km race at Brands where it was driven by Messrs Westbrook and Crook. Westbrook raced the car extensively from 1964 to '66. '319 AOV' competed in the first HSCC race at Thruxton and went to Le Mans for the Cinquentenaire event in 1973 with its then owner K.Rylands, who held the hill climb record for the Pre-'60 3000cc class at Prescott for five years with this car. The Healey's next owner was Bugatti racer Charles Dean who in 1998 sold it to Aston Martin company chairman Victor Gauntlett via Nigel Dawes Ltd. It was then sold to Dean Butler in 2004, changed hands again to Anthony Galliers-Pratt in 2012. Katarina Kyvalova purchased it in 2014 and much competed in European racing along with the Spa 6 Hour. In 2016 it was acquired by Jeremy Welch and raced at Goodwood Members Meeting along with the Silverstone International.
Repainted in British Racing Green with white roof, this fast and reliable racing Healey is offered with the old-style, buff logbook, MSA papers, HSCC passport, V5C registration document and valid HTP until 2026.
The Specification includes:-
Aluminium wings shrouds and bonnet.
Works style front wing vents and centre shroud vent.
Full Race specification engine including :-
Steel Billet crank, Steel rods, forged pistons
Aluminium Cylinder head, Super damper.
Alternator in Dynamo.
High torque pre-engaged starter motor.
Triple Weber carburettors.
DWR Race exhaust manifold with race silencer.
Full race gearbox including:
Centre-shift with Sebring Straight Cut gears.
Up-rated Competition Overdrive.
Full race rear axle including:
Low Ratio Crown wheel & Pinion.
Limited slip diff.
Lifeline zero 2000 plumbed in Fire Extinguisher
Racing Bucket Seat with 6 point harness
Balance bar adjustable dual circuit brake system.
Disc brakes all round
120Ltr Aluminium Fuel Tank
Twin Race Battery system (for long distance racing)
Twin Facet red top fuel pumps in boot.
Original hard-top with side screens
Full Roll-cage with door bars.
High ratio steering-box with safety steering column.
Fully uprated suspension including:
Front:- Up-rated shocks, springs, anti-roll bar.
Up-rated front stub-axles
Rear:- Up-rated rear shocks and up-rated pannard rod
51/2” 72 spoke wire wheels.
HTP valid until 2026, Old Style Buff Logbook, MSA Papers. HSCC Passport, V5C Registration Document.
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|Item Location:||Yoxall, Staffordshire, UK|
Joined January 2016
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|Company:||Denis Welch Motorsport|
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