Triumph Rover Spares lives and breathes V8 Motorsport. We are actively involved in Tarmac Rally, Circuit and Drag racing events from participation ourselves, to preparation of customers vehicles for particular events or championships.
We have an impressive history of wins ourselves, as well as associations with Australian Champions in classes such as Marque Sports Cars and Historic Vehicles.
Triumph Rover spares Ian Wilson slays some Porsches on his way to finishing 6th in the 2006 Adelaide Classic Rally. A fantastic effort demonstrating the performance and reliability of the TRS prepared car.
One of only 3 cars not sporting a Porsche badge in the top 15, the car proved to be a crowd favourite and certainly, popular opinion was that the 8 throttle 550hp engine was the sweetest sounding car in the 180 odd vehicle field. An outstanding effort considering the crew did no reconnaisance and navigator Darren Lee jumped into the co-drivers seat only a week before the event. Check out this cars stage times throughout the event at Classic Adelaide.
Ian Wilsons 500HP TR8 Marque Sports Car
Like so many other TR Race cars in Australia, this car was built from ground up using our race winning 5.0 litre stroker V8 motor combination with Wildcat heads, Roller cam, 4 stage dry sump and managed by a Haltech E11 Engine management system. Coupled with a Holinger 5 speed gearbox, power makes its way to the ground via a Borg warner LSD and our own hand fabricated suspension system. The TR8 is an outstanding showcase of the quality and success of TRS in the Motorsport scene in Australia.
We have an enviable reputation, boasting reliability and unsurpassed horsepower per litre over our competitors.
This reputation only comes through decades of development and hands on participation in the sport, truly being our greatest point of difference within the industry. Please look at V8 Engine Developments and Motorsport Parts.
TRS Technician Danny Galliver's TR7 V8
Fitted with a "baby" 3.5 litre V8 engine, we can reliably produce over 650 flywheel horsepower on 25 psi of boost rammed in from the GT35/40 turbocharger. This car is a promotional and Drag racing vehicle, having achieved 11.1 second quarter mile times at over 130mph to date. The car is a perfectly streetable vehicle and utilises a TRS Toyota 5 speed conversion and Borg Warner Diff conversion.
Once again, this engine is also managed by a Haltech engine management system which allows us to run direct fire ignition and sequential injection.
TR7 V8 classic rally car
TRS has a new addition to its stable of thoroughbred race cars. We are currently building a new TR7 V8 classic rally car for competition in Tarmac Rally events throughout Australia.
Shown below is the dipped, caged and primed shell ready for paint and assembly.
ROUND 3 FROM MALLALA
HERE ARE THE LATEST PICS OF TRS TVR FROM ROUND 3 OF THE SA CHAMPIONSHIP RACES AT MALLALA. TRS ROVER V8 WON THE EVENT, BEATING PORSCHE AND OTHER HIGH POWER VEHICLES.
TR7 V8 RALLY CAR
THIS IS IAN'S CURRENT CAR, THAT WAS USED IN THE CLASSIC ADELAIDE RALLY 2008. THE PHOTOS HAVE BEEN TAKEN DURING THE BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT STAGES OF THE CAR.
TR7 WINS 2009 DYNO CHALLENGE V8
CONGRATULATIONS TO TRS TECHNICIAN DANNY WHO'S TR7 WAS THE 2009 WINNER OF MALLALA'S DYNO CHALLENGE V8. SEE ATTACHED PHOTOS FOR DYNOTUNE
TVR TUSCAN FACTORY RACE CAR
CAR 21 THIS IS OUR TVR TUSCAN WHEN FIRST RACED IN ENGLAND IT IS NOW YELLOW AND AWAITING TESTING
MEDIA RELEASE CLASSIC ADELAIDE 2008
TRIUMPH ROVER SPARES TR7 V8 COMPETED IN THE 2008 CLASSIC ADELAIDE RALLY AND HAD A CLASS WIN AND CAME 3RD OUTRIGHT. THE CAR WAS EXCLUDED BY CAMS AT THE FINISH LINE AND WAS DONE SO WRONGLY. WE HAVE SINCE FOUGHT FOR 7 MONTHS RELATING TO THE CAMS TECHNICAL SCRUTINEER MAKING A MISTAKE, AND HAVE HAD CAMS THEMSELVES AGREE HE WAS WRONG. SO WE ARE NOW REINSTATED BACK TO 1ST IN OUR CATEGORY AND 3RD OUTRIGHT. WE CAN NOW RACE OUR TR7 V8 AGAIN. THANKS FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT, IAN & JAHMEIL
ROBERT WHITWELL'S 440HP MG RACE CAR
5.0 LITRE ROVER V8 BUILT AT TRIUMPH ROVER SPARES. WON 3 OUT OF 3 RACES LAST WEEKEND!