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If you've been to any of our trackdays, chances are you've seen Martin Tierney's Celica 190 vvtli. This thing has done nearly as many track days as we have! Now on his 19th day, you certainly can't argue that Martin has got value out of the car! With close to 200bhp, a close ratio box and a diff, the Celica's make a great base for a track car with very few mods. However, they have a bad reputation for blowing engines due to oil starvation and as such can be picked up cheaply (for about a grand or thereabouts) and...

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You couldn't help but have noticed Philip Gilmartin's Martini liveried Clio at our last trackday at Mondello Park, it's striking to say the least and that colour scheme really just makes an already racy looking car even more purposeful. The main thing you need to know about this Renaultsport Clio is that its had a heart transplant. This 197 has a Megane R26 engine & gearbox conversion. I have to admit this is the first i'd heard of this conversion and it's increased my desire to own one of these Clio's even more. In the UK, seemingly this is quite...

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Regulars to our track days will be familiar with the sight of Alan Healy's rapid silver ek Civic. If there was an award for most laps done at a track day I think Alan would be in with a chance of winning every time and the reason for that is that he's always testing out something new - a click on the dampers here, a few psi less in the tyres there, or whatever it may be. Although track days are non-competitive, you always have yourself to compete against and tweaking and adjusting your car to get the most out...

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The McBennett Motorsport Supercharged K20 Elise If you're at a track day with Pat Mcbennetts bright yellow 1997 Lotus Elise, it's likely to be the fastest thing there that day, and that goes for virtually any day. What I love about this car is that like Alan Healy's B18 ek Civic that we featured last week, it conforms to that fashionable statement 'built not bought' But there's nothing fashionable about this car - yes it looks bloody awesome but that's because its 10 year development program just has it looking that way. It's pure function over form. It's designed to...

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