1974 Triumph Dolomite

Sprint Competition

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1974
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Orange
  • 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
National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham
B40 1NT UK

Saturday 10th January 2009

The ‘70s is fast emerging as the ‘new‘ arena for historic motor sport, offering faster cars for much less money than their older counterparts, whilst still competing at the highest level and providing close racing at prestigious international venues. This rare period race prepared Triumph Dolomite Sprint is a very early ‘135‘ model which started its racing career in March 1980 at Brands Hatch. It went on to contest both the Wilcomatic and Monroe Championships, ‘retiring‘ from mainstream Motorsport in the late ‘80s and being put to occasional track day use since. Fitted with a rare (pre-‘76 spec - legal for historics) Leyland Special Tuning Group 1 race package, this original racing car has just been subjected to an exacting re-commissioning programme by