1964 MG Midget Mk2 Rally/Race Car Project

Highlights

  • Extensive restoration that is virtually complete 
  • Built to FIA-HTP 65 class specification with lots of quality parts 
  • Race-prepared 1,293cc 'period spec' engine in line with FIA-HTP specs
  • Interesting project where the hard work has been done (€20,000+ spent to date)
  • Capable race or rally car potential currently in Bob Tullius’ Group 44 race team livery

The Appeal

And now for some fun. For the right buyer this ‘64 spec Mk2 Midget offers an interesting project with an entertaining and potent race or rally car to enjoy at the end of it. 

It has been restored to FIA-HTP 65 Class specification in the iconic livery of Bob Tullius’ Group 44 race team, with the intention of racing at European historic FIA race meetings. Most of the hard work has been completed with many new parts sourced from high quality suppliers, with the previous owner spending in excess of €20,000 getting to this stage of the build. The shell has been restored to a high standard and the suspension and axles restored and refitted. The glass and chrome is in place as well as a FIA roll cage. 

With such a good quality base to work from and equipped with a useful array of parts, this is a great opportunity for enthusiastic historic racers and home restorers.



History and Paperwork

  • 1964-spec LHD Midget Mk2 
  • Build as a race or rally car - not currently UK road registered
  • Currently in Bob Tullius’ Group 44 / Quaker State livery featuring SCCA stickers 
  • Lots of new parts included which are shown in the photographs 
  • Vendor reports the previous owner had spent over €20,000 on the restoration
  • Majority of parts to finalise included in the sale
  • No seat, harness or wiring included in the sale
  • Seller can arrange deliver at buyer’s expense
Specification: 
  • Restored rust free chassis and bodywork
  • Painted in and outside with removable green stripes 
  • Full race 1,293cc 'period spec' engine in line with FIA-HTP specifications
  • Genuine Midget engine with 11 stud head
  • EN40B crank
  • Omega Pistons, Cooper Steel rods and crank
  • Baffled sump
  • Rim Flow Valves
  • Competition clutch
  • 22G229 Midget close ratio gearbox
  • All suspension and brakes are installed both front and rear
  • 4.55 Differential with Limited Slip and steel halfshafts
  • All Steel car, with no fiberglass other than the hardtop
  • Full FIA rollcage
  • Minilites with Dunlop Racing CR65
  • Brand new brakes, spindles, discs and Hawk brake pads
  • Fitted fiberglass hardtop



The Condition

  • Repainted inside, out and under in white and in good overall condition 
  • Some signs of age but these are minor and are shown in photographs
  • Includes scuff to boot lid and chips to bonnet and nearside scuttle 
  • Green painted sills and additional removable green side stripes
  • Solid body with only very minor bubbling to note on nearside rear arch 
  • Currently in Bob Tullius’ Group 44 / Quaker State livery with SCCA racing stickers 
  • Glasswork, chrome and lights mostly refitted and in good order 
  • Minilite alloy wheels with Dunlop Racing CR65 tyres
  • Full FIA rollcage installed
  • Underside presents well with new parts obvious in photographs 
  • Interior requires refitting and wiring as clear from photographs



The Mechanics

  • Fitted with BMC race 1,293cc 'period spec' engine in line with FIA-HTP specifications 
  • This engine is not fully plumbed in as shown in photographs 
  • Close ratio gearbox fitted to car
  • Brand new brakes, spindles, discs, Hawk brake pads, and steel brake lines
  • Requires final mechanical assembly with many of the parts required included in sale 



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Auction Details
  • Year 1968
  • Make MG
  • Model Midget
  • Colour White
  • Mileage
  • Engine size 1100
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Morton-in-Marsh
  • County Gloucestershire
  • Country United Kingdom
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  • arthur.•••• £500 12/07/24

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