1985 Rover SD 1

3500 TWR - BASTOS ETCC Works Gr A Touring Car

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1985
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • FIA Papers 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Original condition
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red / White
  • Interior brand colour 
    White
  • Number of seats 
    1
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

1985 TWR Rover SD1

Built for the 1985 Season by Tom Walkinshaw Racing this Rover Vitesse SD1 is one of the most successful TWR cars built. Finished in its Iconic Bastos livery which was used for its ETCC appearances, this car also won the RAC Tourist Trophy in 1986 with Jeff Allam.

The Rover SD1 was the dominant car of the 1985 / 1986 seasons, consistently on the podium and winning races in both national championships and the European Touring Car Championship. This particular car remains in fantastically original condition and comes with a large amount of history, and an enviable competition record.

Results highlights include:

Championships:

1st Overall French Production Championship 1985 J-L Schlesser (3 wins)

Individual Races

1st Overall Silverstone Tourist Trophy 1986 J Allam

1st Overall Brands hatch British Saloon Car Championship 1986 J Allam

2nd Overall Monza 500km ETCC J Allam / E Joosen

3rd Overall Anderstorp ETCC J Allam / D Hulme

Drivers:

Jeff Allam
Gianfranco Brancatelli
Denny Hulme
Eddy Joosen
Jean Louis Schlesser

Main Sponsors / Liveries used:

Marlboro
Bastos
Istel
Herbie Clips
South Pacific
Watson’s

Today the car is complete and ready to race and has current FIA HTP papers and a spares package. It is an ideal entry into Peter Auto's HTC Touring Car Racing, and Motor Racing Legends Touring Car Series. A

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