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Re: [Fot] Wedges

Subject: Re: [Fot] Wedges
From: Don Marshall <>
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 09:55:47 -0500
References: <> <3FD85BE647B84BC0AAD23300CEF78595@TRIUMPH.local> <C3A2BE9B3C994844851D6894522F39AB@UPSTAIRSOFFICE> <57D8FE860BA84F5794D0A3F7803A084D@TRIUMPH.local>
Easy peasy... check the SCCA GCR and under Improved Touring.  The TR7 is
still listed and under IT rules it's restricted to minimal changes from
stock.  Search "TR7 race cars for sale" and there's usually several old TR7
IT cars already race prepared, with cages and other safety equipment, and
lots cheaper than you can build one from scratch.
I know that some of the vintage groups, including SVRA and VDCA, are
starting to accept old IT cars and the TR7 would have no problem being
admitted as long as its prepped to the IT rules (no flares, fiberglass,
etc.) and has treaded tires.  Don

On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 6:58 AM, <> wrote:

> The Rodney Dangerfields of the Triumph world for sure... We have had an
> underwhelming response to the TR7 Spec class.
> I envision all the fun of a Spec Miata, but with a much better chance of
> coming home with all your paint. Affordable buy-in, cheap tires, pump gas,
> close racing, and you are doing it in a Triumph! I am thinking it would
> take
> somewhere around $5000 to maybe $7500 to buy and build the car. We get a
> handful of guys to do it, show off some good, close racing, and we promote
> the heck out of it. Sounds like a great way to get some more people on
> track..
> Oh well...
> Henry
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tim Hutchisen" <>
> To: <>; <>
> Sent: Friday, December 14, 2012 9:01 PM
> Subject: Re: [Fot] Wedges
> > OK Henry,
> > Guess I won't crush the Victory edition sitting here after all! The TR7
> > spec series is a great idea! Can't seem to give the coupes away, so why
> > not? Imagine, a whole field of TR7's, the Rodney Dangerfield's of the
> > Triumph world. No respect!
> > Tim Hutchisen
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