Richard Thorne Classic Cars

1986 +8 Race Car


1986 Morgan Plus 8 Race Car. Built to Class B (now J) Morgan Challenge Regulations. This well known, reliable car has been driven by Andy Green for the last 20 years in over 200 races. She is a front running car with many class wins, lap records and twice Class B Championship winner. Last raced at VSCC Spring Start 2019 Silverstone Nat (class record) lap time 1-04-78. Spa Summer Classic 2015 lap time 2-53 Class B winner. Completely rebuilt on new chassis in 2010.


  • John Eales 3996cc Class B race engine, only 6 races since rebuild
  • RPI racing manifold fitted to bespoke exhaust incl. tapered oval side pipes
  • T5 gearbox with close ratio Quaife gearset from Competition Transmission services
  • Full Custom Cages Roll Cage (ROPs) including door bars and petty bar
  • Mulberry Fabrications bespoke Radiator, fuel tank, catch tank, quick rack/steering column
  • Oil cooler mounted within inner wing to avoid debris damage
  • Quick release steering wheel
  • Aluminium body and GRP lightweight wings
  • Fire extinguisher and piping, external electrical cut off and towing eyes etc
  • Electric cooling fan and brake balance operated from dash
  • Racing suspension with AVO adjustable racing dampers, Panhard rod, anti-tramp fixings etc
  • HighSpec competition callipers/discs front/rear, Brake reaction bars
  • Bespoke competition wiring harness, Brise racing alternator, racing battery and rain light
  • 2 sets (8) image 16 inch wheels, one set fitted with latest Yoko AO52 tyres(one meeting old)
  • Full spares package incl. new brake pads, cables etc and headlights
  • Original windscreen, hood frame, side screens etc included in sale but not fitted to car
  • Large history file of all invoices etc over 20 years
  • Car is below Class weight limit and so has extra lead weights secured to the chassis

This wonderful racer is available at an absolute fraction of build cost £32,500

(also for sale by separate negotiation, Brian James trailer with Weatherweave cover over bespoke steel frame and reconditioned spare T5 gearbox)

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