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**AUGUST ENTRY** 1957 Morris Minor Race Car 'Ordy'


Saturday 22nd August 2020

  • 22-08-2020
  • Memorabilia Start Time: 00:00
  • Vehicles Start Time: 09:00

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1957 Morris Minor Race Car 'Ordy'

The vendor has supplied the following information.

  • In black with original shell that has been racing almost 40 years with various period and more recent modifications.
  • The engine is a 1970's MG Midget 1275cc bored to plus 60 overbore
  • Big valve gas flowed head
  • Engine had new refresh end of 2019, piston rings and bearings
  • Currently on 127 bhp on rolling road
  • Steel con rods, mega mural pistons, En 60 crank balanced and additional straps on bearings
  • Med roller rockers and Arp head studs
  • Aldon bespoke distributor and electronic ignitor ignition with flamethrower coil and magnicor HT leads, all new 2020
  • Med upgraded rear seals and cometic head gasket
  • Med lightened flywheel and race clutch
  • Midget four speed close ratio straight cut gearbox rebuilt 2019
  • Peter May toughened half shafts
  • Quaife limited slip differential
  • Maniflow inlet and exhaust manifolds and bespoke full race exhaust. Webber 45dcoe side draught carburetor
  • Full roll cage with brand new harness/seat belts/battery
  • Fully plumbed in fire extinguisher system, brand new. Rev limiter
  • Alloy foam filled fuel tank and electric fuel pump and regulator
  • Running on Minilite wheel and Dunlop CR65's
  • Engine currently develops 127 bhp @ 7500 rpms. Engine build by Peter Burgess engineering and Tony Warnes
  • The car is quick and agile - 3rd in Class D and 5th overall in championship on points. Favourite circuits being Cadwell, Mallory and Brands, as the car is better suited to the smaller tighter circuits
  • Cost to date approximately £24,000
  • Seasons running costs from £2000
  • Spare new race engine and wheels, etc, available at an extra cost

Please note that descriptions are produced from information provided by the vendors. We highly recommend that you view in person any potential purchase and take time to inspect paperwork - please call us to arrange an appointment on 01751 477555. Thank you



  • Year: 1957
  • Make: Morris
  • Model: Minor Race car