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End of Year Summary 2021

Team Silverstone 2021

2021 has been a busy year for Retro Engineering. After the past two years of cancelled or restricted racing due to the pandemic, we have had a good season. Starting in May at the CSCC  Donington with Shirley’s Dolomite and on the same weekend we had the Masters Historic at Brands Hatch with the BMW …

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Group 2 Dolomite race at Silverstone

The Group 2 Dolomite raced at Silverstone on Sunday 25th October, competing in the Historic Touring Car Challenge. The car finished a very respectable 12th out of 30. Congratulations to Simon for a fantastic drive. 2020 has been a difficult year for all racing, this event has turned out to be our only event, let …

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BMW ‘Nue Klasse’ Drive at Snetterton

After years of working on the BMW’s, Tom got to drive one at Snetterton; big thank you to Dave Evans for the loan of his 2000 ‘Nue Klasse’, known as Rhubarb. The outing was organised by the BMW Car Club, who organise a number of track days during the year. ‘Rhubarb’ has become a bit …

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2020 Workshop News

The workshop has remained busy throughout the pandemic; work has changed from race car ‘on event’ preparation, support and maintenance to component building, upgrading and new builds. We added a highly experienced member of staff to our machining and fabrication section earlier in the year and we have been introducing new products to our range …

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BMW 1800 Neu Klasse Upgrade

One of our French customers, had a lot of work done on his BMW 1800 Neu Klasse over the winter ready for the Classic Monte Carlo Rally in January 2020. We carried out a full suspension up grade front and rear. The front suspension was a fully custom made and machined pair of front legs …

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Race Season Finished

Our Race season finished at the end of September after SPA, Belgium. We had mixed results, Max took pole in the wet, an amazing achievement. But unfortunately a fellow competitor took him off early in the race and the damage to the car finished racing for this year. Stuart and Paul took 2nd in Class, …

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Successful Silverstone Classic 2019

We had a successful Silverstone Classic 2019, with a Class win and a 3rd in Class. Congratulations to the owner drivers and thanks to all our team members for their hard work in the run up to the event and during the course of the weekend.

BMW 2002 Turbo Engine

We recently had the pleasure of re-building a BMW 2002 Turbo engine for a customer who is currently restoring one of these rare cars. We can’t wait to have the car in for the set up of the injection.

Newly Built Triumph Dolomite Sprint Group 2 car

This Triumph Dolomite Sprint was completely built from the ground up to FIA 5542 homologation. The first outing was Oulton Park’s Gold Cup weekend running in the JD Classic series. The weekend proved to be a success, with a strong overall finish and a first in class. Up against Ford Capris, E30 M3 BMWs a …

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