1969 MG Midget

'Spridget' Multiple race and championship winner

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1969
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Grand Prix, Competition, Touring & Rally Cars and Collectors' Items
Autosport International - The Racing Car Show
National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham
B40 1NT UK
Saturday 16th January 2009
Collectors' Items at 12.30pm
Motor Cars at 3.00pm
Registration Number: N/A Chassis Number: CCK004-JR
‘Bridget the Spridget’, as this famous car is affectionately known in racing circles, is a multiple championship and race winner. Run and continuously developed by marque specialists CCK (Classic Cars of Kent) – this ‘Spridget’ (Austin Healey Sprite – MG Midget) has won no less than five separate championships, the latest of which being the 2005 MG Midget Challenge and the 2005 Cockshoot Cup, before being retired at the end of that Championship season. In late 2007 the car was taken out of its temporary retirement and sold to the vendor via CCK. The new owner then instructed this professional race preparation outfit to refresh the car for the 2008 season, in order that