A Perfect Spring Start Goodwood Motor Racing Circuit, on a warm and sunny Easter Monday, hosted their Spring Sprint and WinSpeed was pleased to be there supporting their customer and friend Christopher Wigdor in his early Proteus C-Type. What an event! An eclectic mix of cars from 1903 to the present day, a chance to catch up with old ... Read more
Engines Engines Engines! In addition to having extremely full Classic and Modern Workshops, we find that we have no less than four full engine rebuilds on the go – three 4.2s and one 3.8 – all with our outstanding WSM Fast-Road cylinder heads. And let`s not overlook three additional cylinder head jobs – an Aston Martin DB7; XK120 ... Read more
Classic Cars Magazine Article We are pleased to announce (and hugely priviledged) that Classic Cars magazine is running a series of articles about our rebuild of the Editor`s (Phil Bell) Jaguar E-Type cylinder head. This was a major problem for him until we diagnosed it and came up with the solution….
New Website Goes Live Next Week Our WebMaster – Ed Rogers – has been slaving away during the Winter months revamping this, the original, site that he created for us when we kicked-off on January 2010. In keeping with our style it won`t be flashy with loads of gizmos, but just a bit more informative and interactive. At WSM we like ... Read more
Workshop Manager We are delighted to announce that Jay Deakin is now Workshop Manager at WSM. Jay, who has been with us pretty well since we started, is our `Modern Jaguar` Engineer and drives a modified Jaguar S-TypeR.
Happy New Year Exactly twelve months ago Chris Window and Peter Hugo opened the doors of WinSpeed Motorsport to a new, exciting and uncertain future. Now, with one year behind us (and as a team of five) we look forward to 2011 with huge enthusiasm buoyed by the support of our loyal customers – to whom we extend ... Read more
E-Types and WSM With `E-Type 50` fast approaching, we at WinSpeed are delighted to publicise the fact that, currently, we maintain no fewer than 9 x V12 E-Types and 23 x 6-cyl E-Types. Whether it`s replacing (PROPERLY) the rear main bearing seal on a V12 engine, recommissioning 6-cyl cars that have been neglected and dormant, or making on-going ... Read more
R.I.P. Alan Blanch – Spares Desk H.A. FOX Guildford It was with great sadness that WinSpeed Motorsport learned of the death to-day (Friday 15th. October) at 2 a.m., of Alan Blanch – the ever popular fount of knowledge at the Parts Counter of H.A. FOX in Guildford. Apparently he felt unwell on Monday and succumbed to acute Pancreatitis. Not only only does the local ... Read more