Spa Francorchamps 2015

The Midland Classic Restorations racing team were once again at Spa Francorchamps, This time with Managing Director Dominic Mooney racing  the famous Kawasaki green Sebring Sprite in a one hour race during the Spa Classic...

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British Sports GT and Saloon Challenge – Spa Francorchamps 2014

With the Qualifying session for Sundays 1 hour race completed Dom is sitting in 36th put of 74 Qualifiers after completing 9 laps in a damp and slippery qualifying session. Dominic managed a lap time of 3.23 seconds, still getting used to the car that he’s only driven once this year at Silverstone. The weather forecast for the race is as uncertain as it can be at Spa, but in a wet race we would expect to see Dom climb up the Leaderboard  as the conditions reduce the advantage of the more powerful cars some with engines 4 times bigger...

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MGB’s At Donington

The last weekend in August 2014 would see the MCR Team at Donington with the classic and sports car club. The Team were running two appendix K MGB’s in the Swinging Sixties 40 minute race and the Classic K one hour race. We also had another MCR prepared car andMg Midget racing with its owner in the swinging 60’s race. Through the day, working on coaching the drivers through the use of data loggers and on board video we managed to improve the lap times by 5 seconds, which is a great result. In race one unfortunately one car managed...

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Racer upgrades

Andy Southcott is the owner of this new MG Midget race car. he dropped the car off a couple of weeks ago for some upgrades to make it more competitive. A big brake conversion Top link kits New LSD diff Telescopic rear damper kit Pan-hard rod kit MCR axle pads Large fuel tank Once that’s all done it will have a major service and  pre race check over to include remove cylinder head recut valve seats plus general engine health check. It will then be finished off with a new Avon race slicks carefully fitted and balanced on site. This is...

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