1957 Triumph TR3

Started on Feb. 7, 2000, 3:16 p.m.

We’re preparing a 1957 Triumph TR3 for the rigors of vintage racing.

1957 Triumph TR3

Specs

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Body type:Convertible
Country of origin:England
Displacement:2200cc
Stock horsepower:138 bhp @ 4800 rpm
Torque:117 lb.-ft @ 3000 rpm
Engine configuration:Inline-4
Transmission:4-speed manual
Drivetrain configuration:Rear-wheel drive
Brakes:disc/drum
Body width:56.0 in.
Curb weight:2100 lbs.
Wheelbase:88.0 in.
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Latest Project Updates

Aug 23, 2017

Taking Our Triumph TR3 to Put-In-Bay This Weekend

Aug 23, 2017

We’re headed to South Bass Island, Ohio, this weekend for the ninth annual Put-in-Bay Road Race Reunion.

Jan 26, 2017

See Our TR3 at Daytona This Weekend

Jan 26, 2017

Look for our Triumph on display in the Daytona International Speedway’s Fanzone all weekend.

Oct 27, 2016

Our TR3 Is Headed to the Savannah Speed Classic This Weekend

Oct 27, 2016

Meet one of our project cars and some of our crew.

Oct 28, 2013

Ready to Race, But Foiled Again

Oct 28, 2013

We were prepared to run our TR3 at the SVRA Gold Cup raceā€”or so we thought.

Oct 26, 2012

TR3 to Savannah

Oct 26, 2012

We’re racing our Triumph TR3 this weekend.

Oct 15, 2012

Racing at Lime Rock

Oct 15, 2012

Our Triumph TR3 goes wheel-to-wheel at Lime Rock.

Oct 10, 2012

What's Broken Now?

Oct 10, 2012

We discover bent valves in our TR3.

Oct 3, 2012

Testing Yet Again

Oct 3, 2012

We discover and solve our clutch issues.

Sep 19, 2012

Getting Our TR3 Ready for Lime Rock

Sep 19, 2012

We fix some track bodges in preparation for Lime Rock

Apr 4, 2012

A Post-Hibernation Refresh for The Mitty

Apr 4, 2012

We give the little Triumph a little rehab after a long sleep.

Feb 20, 2012

Visit the TR3 in Our Showroom

Feb 20, 2012

Between races, we put the Triumph on display in our office lobby. Come pay us a visit.

Jun 17, 2010

Dusting Off the TR3

Jun 17, 2010

Keeping the faith with our Triumph TR3.

Feb 11, 2009

On Display--for Now

Feb 11, 2009

As we hustle to finish our Group 44 GT6+, our TR3 has been placed on display in the showroom of our new office building.

Jun 27, 2006

TR3 Racing Season Going Well

Jun 27, 2006

After wins at Hallett and at the Mitty, it was on to VIR for the Gold Cup June 9-11.

May 13, 2004

TR3 Tuning

May 13, 2004

Balanced Performance steps in to help

Feb 5, 2004

It's Ready

Feb 5, 2004

The new engine is ready to go in.

Jun 20, 2003

New Engine

Jun 20, 2003

Almost got it in

Jan 23, 2003

New Season

Jan 23, 2003

Prep

Nov 8, 2001

Dyno Power

Nov 8, 2001

How does our TR3 stack up on the dyno?

Aug 6, 2001

Weight Issues

Aug 6, 2001

How much does our Triumph weigh now?

Jun 26, 2001

Mid-Ohio Race Report

Jun 26, 2001

Race coming up, and prep takes time.

May 10, 2001

Rust Repair

May 10, 2001

It seems like we are always chasing rust!

Apr 5, 2001

First Race

Apr 5, 2001

Our first time on track with our TR3

Oct 20, 2000

Holding Pattern

Oct 20, 2000

Wait for it

Jun 14, 2000

Work, Work, Work

Jun 14, 2000

Tons of prep

Feb 7, 2000

TR3 Begins

Feb 7, 2000

The very first post for the TR3.

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1957 Triumph TR3 Specs

Body type:Convertible
Country of origin:England
Displacement:2200cc
Stock horsepower:138 bhp @ 4800 rpm
Torque:117 lb.-ft @ 3000 rpm
Engine configuration:Inline-4
Transmission:4-speed manual
Drivetrain configuration:Rear-wheel drive
Brakes:disc/drum
Body width:56.0 in.
Curb weight:2100 lbs.
Wheelbase:88.0 in.

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