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Preparation manual

Specifications

23 units built

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Homologation number: 72, 198, 508, 560 (GT), 3016
Homologation start: 8/10/1962, 1/6/1965, 1/1/1966, 1/4/1967, 1/4/1970

BMC B series, 18G-series (3 main bearings), 18GA series (5 main bearings), straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
80.26 x 89.0 mm
1798cc
The engine at first had a three-bearing crankshaft with a five-bearing version appearing in 1964
4 speed manual gearbox
1962 to 1967: non-synchromesh, straight-cut first gear
1968+: full synchromesh
3rd and 4th gears overdrive


Results in WSCC

Season races for GT 1.0+

Group GT, under 2.0cc classification is noted in brackets
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Dayt Sebring Targa Florio Spa Nurb Cons uma Ross feld Le Man Wies baden d' Auve rgne Freiburg Tourist Trophy Ollon Inter Europa TdF Bridgeh
Team 3h 12h 500km 1000km Hill climb Hill climb 24h rally Hill climb Hill climb 500km
BMC, CHN3/3699 #47, bear ings* #155, acci dent
Ecurie Safety Fast #48, bear ings
Alan Hutcherson/ Paddy Hopkirk, CHN3/3699 (Hardtop) #25, dnf #31, 12th (7th)
Patrick Godfrey #101, 64th
Patrick Vanson/ Roger Derolland #154, 11th
Al Pease #53, dns
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 8/3 2/0 1/0 1/1 1/1 2/1 1/0
Drivers Team entries and car number
BMC
Andrew Hedges 155
John Sprinzel 155
Ecurie Safety Fast
Jim Parkinson 47
Jack Flaherty 47
Denise McCluggage 48
Christabel Carlisle 48

*Ecurie Safety Fast entry


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