Austin Healey 1965

Great Britain

3000 Mk III "Phase 2" cabrio
Sprite Mk III cabrio (1100) (R4 cyl, 1098 cm³, 60 KM)

 

 

 

 


Sprite


Sprite Mk III

 

 


3000


3000 Mk II


3000 Mk III

 



Entries:          
               
  Targa Florio 09.05.1965 Entrant: Results:    
#         gen. class category
108 3000   Hawkins/Mäkinen BMC 21th 2nd 2.0-3.0 10th GT
154 Sprite   Aaltonen/Baker BMC 15th 2nd 1.0-1.6 6th prot.
               
24h Le Mans 20.06.1965 Entrant: Results: Index
#   chassis #     gen. class perf. eff.
48 Sebring Sprite HAN8R65135 Aaltonen/Baker Donald Healey fail. - - -
49 Sebring Sprite HAN8R65/52 Hawkins/Rhodes Donald Healey 12th 1st prot. 1.15-1.3 7th 3rd
               
         
         


Oficially entered in Targa Florio by British Motor Corporation 3000 finished 21th in general standing, 10th in gran turismo and 2nd in 2001-3000 cc class.

 


The little Sprite performed much better at Targa Florio. 2nd in 1001-1600 cc class and 6th in Prototypes category.


Targa Florio.


Austin-Healey Sprite "Sebring", chassis #HAN8/R/65-135, engine: BMC 1.293 cc. (Rauno Aaltonen / Clive Baker) at 24h Le Mans, Donald Healey Motor Co Ltd.

 


Austin-Healey Sprite "Sebring", chassis #HAN8/R/65-52, engine: BMC 1.293 cc. (Paul Hawkins / John Rhodes) at 24h Le Mans, Donald Healey Motor Co Ltd.