I was at GTF over the weekend and got some suprising news.
BOTH GTFs (01-Black / 02-Red) have now been sold. A deposit was taken on Saturday for 01 and 02 has a verbal agreement and will be sealed later this week. Both have been sold to TVR Tuscan racers and will be heading for the Dunlop TVR Challenge very soon.
Speaking to (former) car owner and head of GTF Race Cars, Fred Tonge, I asked him why he’d sold BOTH the cars as he really doesn’t need the cash! He told me that it was a tough decision but he really wanted to see the cars on Track. The cars have been tentertively for sale for a while, and as it happened suitable offers were received seperately at the same time. Since both cars are destined to known racers Fred that they should both go so he could concentrate on other projects (other GTF cars and building industrial estates – his main business).
The names of the new owners will be released when they want to be, but both are well known to TVRmonster are both TVR through and through. They regularly race, especially in TVRs so we know that the cars will be regularly seen around UK circuits and even Europe, so they are in safe hands.
More news on GTFs other projects next week. Bigger, badder GTFs. New production set ups available, new powerplants and new lower cost variant. It’ll be a busy year for GTF, whether Fred likes it or not!