Austin Healey Sprite Le Mans group 6 (1965)

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10 units built

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XSP 1293cc OHV Inline-4 Cylinder Engine
1 x Weber 45 DCOE Carburetor
105 bhp @7,200 rpm, 110 bhp
From chassis #235, fuel injection, crossflow head, dry sump
4-Speed Manual Transmission
rear axle with a 4.2:1 ZF limited slip diff
Sprite chassis monocoque is in Birmabright with a steel roll cage and an all-aluminium 2-seater coupé body
Independent Front
rear suspension, Live Axle with Panhard rod and adjustable shock absorbers
Font Wheel Discs with Drum Rear Brakes
Brakes 8.25 discs at the front and 8 X 1.25" drums at the rear.
special wheels in cast Magnesium were 13" x 5.5" to take 5.00 Dunlop CR65 tires
1322 lbs

Results in WSCC

Season races for GT 1.3-
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Dayt Sebring Imola Inter Europa Targa Florio Nurb Mugelo Rossfeld Le Man Reims Bolzano Mendola Freiburg Nurb Ollon Bridgeh
Team 2000km 12h 3h 3h 1000km Hill climb 24h 12h Hill climb Hill climb 500km Hill climb 500km
Donald Healey Motor Co, HAN8-R65-5 #61, 15th
Donald Healey Motor Co, HAN8R65/35 #48, gear box #2, 6th
Donald Healey Motor Co, HAN8R65/52 #49, 12th
BMC (Spider Streamliner 1.3 lt group P) #154, 15th
Starts/finishes 5/4 1/1 1/1 2/1 1/1
Drivers Team entries and car number
Donald Healey Motor Co
Clive Baker 61 154 48 2
Rauno Aaltonen 61 154 48
Paul Hawkins 49
John Rhodes 49
Keith Greene 2

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