1955 Mille Miglia Registered 100 M Spec For Sale

The car is currently registered on the exclusive Registro 1000 Miglia as an eligible car and so is ready for immediate entry into the Mille Miglia.

This wonderfully presented Mille Miglia registered Healey was purchased via Donald Healey Garages in Warwickshire by a prominent member of St Louis, Missouri society and Senior Officer in the Sports Car Club of America, Lester Seasongood.
Seasongood was a national secretary of the SCCA, and an area steward, and was prolific in their activities through to the mid 1970s. An active competitor an leading light in motorsport in the period.
Subsequent to Seasongood campaigning the car, it was sold to the editor of the St Louis Post, James Lawrence, who also campaigned the car in Club events, and he retained the car until 1968.
Documentary records and films from the period show what a fascinating and vibrant motor racing culture the SCCA engendered. Grids comprised ll the great European and American sportscars of the period, all racing together by enthusiasts, amateurs and professionals alike, with fab;ous variety: with Porsche 356's, MG A's, Austin Healey, Chevrolet Corvettes, Ferrari 25o GT, TR3's etc.. The list goes on and demonstrates what a fascinating cauldron of competitive spirit and legend the SCCA was in the United States in the mid-late 1950s.
In later years, the car returned to the UK, and in 2003 a comprehensive restoration of this charming sports racing car was commenced by its then-owner, a Mr Barnes.
The current owner purchased this exceptional matching numbers Healey a number of years ago.
The car is finished in Old English White over Lobelia Blue, one of just 108 cars finished in this colour scheme, and is also fitted with both a heater and laminated windscreen. This Healey has been fitted with a lightened and balanced Denis Welch flywheel, which significantly improves throttle response and tick one. The car is quick and agile, and with a fantastic exhaust note. All element so the drivetrain have been recently restored including new U/ J's, competition clutch and thrust bearing, with the car covering limited miles since. it also received at the same time a service plus engine and gearbox detailing.`The car has been fitted with a lightweight Dynamite alternator.
The car comes complete with an excellent history and many of the receipts from a fastidious owner, as well as many photographs of the restoration work, current FIVA Identity Card and Heritage Certificate.
there is also a copy of the 2011 article in Classic Car Buyer where the car was road tested.
This stunning car in excellent condition qualifies for historic car rallies and has been fully prepped for the Mille Miglia and fitted with the necessary upgrades, including Monit rally gps. In 2017 the current owner completed the 2017 GP Nuvolari without any faults. Complete with a UK V5C registration this Healey is ready to be campaigned in the Mille Miglia and other historic circuit events, or driven enthusiastically down country lanes.
The car is beautiful, very pleasing on the eye and anyone enthusiast who lays on it will fall in love. But the best part of this car is when you drive it.... any perspective purchaser who gets behind the wheel will without doubt fall in love with it even more!
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