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Ecurie Ecosse "Ecosse IMP" F3 Car



Ecurie Ecosse "Ecosse IMP" F3 Car

A unique opportunity to own a genuine  Ecurie Ecosse car- the “Ecosse Imp” which is a 1 litre F3 single seater with a full race Imp engine. This car provided Gerry Birrell with his first single seater win.

The Ecosse Imp was the first car built by the Ecurie Ecosse team in 1966 at Merchiston Mews.The car was raced by the period Scottish drivers, the most prominent being Gerry Birrell and by a number of other well known names in the Scottish scene at the time- Graham Birrell, Bill Dryden, Willie Forbes, Eddie Labinjoh, Bill Stein.

The car was raced in F3 events in period and at Ingliston when owned and entered by Ecurie Ecosse (results, photographs and history available) and subsequently won the Scottish Hill Climb Championship in the hands of Dougie Thomson in 1973.

The car is ready to compete and featured at Goodwood Revival 2017 driven by Kara Birrell, Gerry's daughter, as she explored her late father's racing history.

The car has a HTP till 2024 and has previously been invited to run with Formula Juniors

Brief spec:

Imp full race Ben Boult 998cc on twin weber IDFs (approx 120bhp), full Jack Knight modified and strengthened Imp gearbox, discs all round, Lotus wobbly 6 bolt rear wheels, Lotus wobbly 4 bolt front wheels. Kerb weight approx 300kg.

A unique opportunity to acquire a piece of Scottish racing history, equally suitable for historic circuit racing, hillclimbs and sprints.

Serious offers in the region of £65,0000






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Country: United Kingdom
City: Scotland
Phone: 0000
Currency: GBP
Trade or Private: Private
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Added: 24/10/2018
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