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Advert ID: 44186 To Be Auctioned

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Superb opportunity to gain access to one of the most exciting series in the UK historic racing car calendar.

Driven by Peter Kox in the 1998 BTCC as part of the Works Honda Programme, run by Prodrive
• Having formed part of a large, private competition car collection for a number of years, now in need of recommissioning and estimated accordingly
• Spares package included and a great basis to get the car back on the grid of the ever popular Super Touring Car Challenge, run by HSCC
• NB; Rear wing is included.

The 1998 Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship was a prominent BTCC season during the ‘golden era’ of touring car racing in Britain. The season consisted of 2 different types of race, a sprint race and a feature race, with the latter involving a compulsory pit stop. Honda went to Prodrive with there vast experience of building and running cars asking them to build and run 2 works cars for 1998 season.

In 1996 Peter Kox joined BMW Motorsport, making a handful of British Touring Car Championship appearances but focusing his efforts on the development program for the McLaren F1 GTR, winning a race in the BPR Global GT Series. The following year he drove the car in the FIA GT Championship, winning once more. He also took a class win in the Spa 24 Hours with a Diesel-powered BMW, before getting behind the wheel in 1998 of this Prodrive prepared works Honda Sport team car in the British Touring Car Championship during the 1998 season alongside James Thompson.

This particular Honda Accord has formed part of a large, private collection of competition cars these past few year and is therefore in need of recommissioning. There is a spares package available and after love some and attention this highly developed ‘Supertourer’ would be an ideal candidate for the every popular Super Touring Car Challenge, run by the HSCC. If driving a proper Touring Car is on your 'bucket list', then this is a superb opportunity to buy car that will give you access to one of the most exciting series in the UK historic racing car calendar.

Silverstone Auctions will host their flagship sale from Friday 31st July - Sunday 2nd August, bringing a superb selection of classic cars to the market via a live online auction. Best of breed classic cars are currently invited.

Our auctioneer will be streamed live, which you can watch and participate with online, on the phone or via a commission bid.

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Silverstone Auctions

Member Since:
19 Dec 2013

Ashorne, Warks, CV35 0AA

Phone: +44 1926 691141

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