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£ 14,995

Endurance Spec BMW M3 Evo 3.2 - SOLD

Description:

GTS Motorsport built BMW M3 Evo Race Car

 


Ex John Cowgill and Callum Lockie multiple Race winning car

This is a hugely successful and respected race car. I stress this is not a road car adapted for the track, this car was hand built by respected race engineers GTS for John Cowgill and Callum Lockie and is the sister car to the well known and hugely respected car run by Harry Handkammer and David Leslie at the time. Originally finished in Estoril Blue in Shopkit livery the car was colour changed to white in 2006 and was subject to an extensive rebuild at the same time.

A Historic race car in the making, this BMW is an extremely capable endurance car and has competed in the 24 hours of Nurburg, the Silverstone 24 hour race on several occasions with class wins and placements many times over.  Have a quick look at the links below which are just a few of the numerous write ups and reviews on line.

http://archive.dailysportscar.com/subscribers/news/other/2003other/other062.htm

http://nj-ratingen.de/24h2003-82.htm

http://archive.dailysportscar.com/subscribers/news/other/2003other/other259.htm

com/subscribers/news/other/2004other/other537.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_zFFaHWc9k

http://www.pistonheads.com/news/motorsport/lockie-at-the-ring/5293

Then owned and run by Robert Day and Paul Phipps in the Britcar race series they successfully contested the car in group N category for a number of years until previous owners bought it from them some three years ago. Since then, the car was used the car for track and test days only. It is a beautifully set up vehicle having been professionally maintained throughout its life. 

The specification is to extensive to fully list here however the basic are as follows:
 

 

Spec prior to our purchase:

Built from new shell, never a road car. No underseal or seam sealer, fully seam welded.

3.2 M3 Engine

GrpA Cams, racing pistons, balanced crank and Motorsport light weight Flywheel, ARP Rodbolts, Helix 3 plate race clutch (recent)

GruppeM Induction kit

Extensive roll cage braced through the body to the struts both front and rear including diff pickups.

Std ECU (Decoded & re-mapped)

5 Speed Butler Motorsport built gearbox

3.62 LSD with uprated plates & running diff cooler with rebuilt pump

Janspeed race exhaust system

ATL 120 Ltr Dry Break fueling system with high pressure fuel pump system - with new pumps both in tank and external

Quantum 3 Way suspension

Aircraft spec custom racing wiring loom

Carbon fibre custom dashboard

Stack Dash system with data monitoring facility

The sale will also include 10 Schnitzner wheels (four on car at present) and 6 Compomotive wheels and 1x fuel churn.

Additions since our purchase in 2015

Solid engine mountings

Uprated anti roll bars (possibly Eibach)

Diff Reinforcement Plate

Rear wheel bearings replaced, driveshaft rebuilt.

Viscous fan replaced with electric fan

New boot and bonnet latches (flush mount)

New GRP bootlid

New GT Spoiler

Margard Lexan fitted (none scratch)

Various items repainted as the car was generally untidy, roof scoop, mirrors, boot and spoiler

All fluids were changed prior to the last trackday in April 2016.

If you are looking for a fast track day car then this car will blow most 100k plus road cars away with ease! If you are looking for a serious race car then this car should suit you. Eligible for many race series including Britcar and Kuhmo Cup (a few minor changes required for the latter).

After its last race in 2015, the car has only done one track day since, and after that it has had an inspection and had the following work and not been back on track since:

New thermostat and sealing rings

New radiator and mounts

New alloy header tank

New external power switches

New intake boots

The car is ready for any inspection at our workshop, and is ready to take straight to track.

 

Additional 

Recaro Profi SPG Seat - not in date

Extinguisher - just out of date so needs a service

Harnesses - Schroth Enduro, dated 2018

Current weight - 1186kg with 1/4 tank of fuel

More pics added.