Engine Type: GMS – Gibson Motorsport Chev 5 Litre
Engine Number: GMS#VR22
Transmission: Hollinger 6 Speed
Build Date: 2000
IMS 001 Holden V8 SUPERCAR
Built in 2000 by Les Small -Advanced Vehicle Design from a New body shell supplied by Holden Motorsport for Mike Imrie IMS Motorsport (hence Vin# MILS001) the car has competed in:
over 30 V8 Supercar Shell Championship rounds
3 Bathurst 1000s
2000 Rodney Crick-Peter Gazzard
2001 James Brock-Steve Owen
2002 Christian D’Agostin-David Krause.
Peter Brock became involved with the team in 2001, personally testing the car at Calder Raceway and offering valued set up advice ,as well as liaising with sponsor Delta Europcar prior to launching the rebranded team, featuring James Brock and Steve Owen as drivers for the 2001 Qld500 and the Bathurst 1000.
The car was driven after Bathurst by Tomas Mezera in the remaining Shell V8 Supercar Championship rounds under the Europcar banner not only in Australia but also New Zealand .
IMS001 has had some quality drivers over the years inc Peter Brock, Allan Grice, Paul Morris, John Faulkner and motorcycle ace Darryl Beattie who all completed testing/development laps. The car also proved very competitive in the Konica development series in Steve Owens hands, and the Kumho V8 Touring car challenge. The car is also one of the original entrants in the Australian 5litre touring car association heritage demonstration events ,now sanctioned by the VHRR. The car is 100% complete and eligible and ready to race in various categories ,a spares package and pit equipment is included. Three original Cams Logs books are included to complete the history. Available now for your competition.
2000 Holden Europcar V8 Supercar
GMS – Gibson Motorsport Chev 5 Litre engine #VR22 , 620Horsepower ,
Gibson inlet manifold ,
Triple plate clutch,
Hollinger 6 Speed H pattern Gearbox,
Harrop 9inch Diff housing ,
Harrop 3.5 Ratio Diff centre ,
Motec Dash and ECU,
Front Shockers Ohlins canister fully adjustable ,
Rear Shockers Penske canister fully adjustable,
Harrop pedal box,
Adjustable balance bar,
Cockpit Adjustable Sway Bars F&R,
Adjustable Watts linkage,
Harrop 6 Spot front brakes 380mm discs,
Harrop 4 Spot rears 330mm discs.
2 Sets Speedline Wheels.
Spares List .Air Jack stand ups x 4,Radiator support panel, Front & Rear Brake pads,4xTravel nuts,4XSpare wheel nuts, CP Rattle gun & Socket &Air hose ,Harris Regulator, AirJack wand,2x Gibson engine oil filters, Head lamp,2xTail lamps, 2xMirrors,2 VX grilles, Alloy Fuel churn. Europcar 44 Gallon fuel drum. Europcar Pit & Garage banners.
Drivers (Have Driven in Testing):
Drivers (Have Raced):
Please note the windscreen has a crack on the front passenger side (see photo)
To protect your investment vehicle bidders should consider at a minimum replacement of fuel, oil, fluids, filters and thorough brake inspection as vehicles may have been stationary for some time. Vehicles are sold as is off the floor – unregistered. No warranty expressed or implied, sold with all or any faults, and where applicable sold with Australian Government Import Approval.