Logbooks: SCCA, SVRA, HSR Condition: Price: $45,000 $35,000 USD
Location: North Carolina USA
Factory entered under two litre Trans/Am race car for the 1971/72 seasons.
Selected by British Leyland's engineering department, the Vitesse (French for speed) was shipped to Triumph
Competition Department West in the USA, directed by Californian Kas Kastner. Entered as the Kastner/Brophy Triumph,
the Vitesse was the only Triumph Factory competition car in the original Trans/Am series 1971/72.
Purchased by several time SCCA National Champion Ric Cline of Florida in 1973 it competed in numerous
SCCA National Races and twice at the National Runoff's, finishing fourth on it's best attempt.
The Vitesse has had a long and fruitful career in Vintage Sports Car Racing. A multitude of wins
since 1988 is highlighted by two Historic Trans/Am Championships and an All Triumph win at Mid Ohio in 1992.
Recent Competition History
Various Vintage events.
inline six cylinder OHV 2.5 Litre
approx 225 hp
full race Cline cam
triple 45mm Webers
twin oil coolers
five speed Toyota SR5
several ratio's/ Quaiff
competition original with hand hammered flair fenders
original "candy box" colors of white with alternating red and yellow stripping
box frame with semi tube frame
Front Suspension: independent with double wish bone and coil overs