Synergy Motorsport TVRs – Sebring & Beyond
”Yes, we’ve got our Sebring entries in, for two cars,”
confirms Bob Berridge.
name is a new one, Synergy Motorsport. “Gareth Evans has taken
a financial stake in the team, and he’ll be driving in some
of the races this year.”
for the CDL team in British GTs in 2003, also in a TVR.
“At the moment
our season is looking like Sebring, Le Mans, the LMES, a couple
of rounds of the FIA GT Championship – and the odd outing
in British GTs.
Femmes Pour Le Mans” car at Sebring will be Amanda and Liz
(Amanda Stretton and Liz Halliday) and a third lady yet to be sorted
out …. and we’re talking to 14 drivers for the ‘male’
car. They’re all serious drivers too.
as though Michael Caine will definitely be one of our drivers for
Berridge has had three
top engineers working on the front suspension of the Tuscan T400Rs
(an issue he explained at the 1000 Km in November), and “that’s
all sorted out.”
crew are busy rebuilding the cars, and we’ll have them ready
for testing in early March, and then fly them out to Sebring on
This will be
the second Sebring trip for one of the cars – but with the
new team name, there will also be a new colour scheme for the pair
of TVRs for 2004.
a very serious assault on the Sebring and Le Mans races,”
says a confident Bob Berridge. “I believe we can take the
fight to the Porsches and Ferraris, but we’ll need top class
drivers to be able to do that, obviously.”
Unless we can
source a shot of the Synergy TVRs in testing, the first sight of
the new colour scheme will be at Sebring, which is showing all the
signs of being another memorable 12 Hours. This shot shows what
looks like being the last time the two TVRs ran in the black and
yellow livery - the Le Mans 1000 Km.