This Car was constructed in 1979 to Race IMSA,TRANSAM and MOLYSLIP Enduro Races by Peter Bulkowski and Bruce Kulcyk.
This was one of 6 Triumph Canada Cars sponsored by JRT. Group 44 built 2 cars - (43 +44) this was the Canadian entry (42)
The complete Body, Frame, Suspension and Wheels came from Bob Tullius group 44 shop in Virginia.
Peter Bulkowski raced this car in 1980 with Bruce Kulczyk in the 1,000 km World FIA (IMSA) Race at Mosport and finish 7th in GTO. Finish 22
1981 Peter Bulkowski raced with Luc Behar in the 6 Hour IMSA Race and finished 5th in GTO at Mosport. Finish 18
1982 Peter Raced with Bob Armstrong in the 6 Hour IMSA and finish 4th in GTO at Mosport. Finish 15 4th in GTO.
1983 Peter teamed with Target Racing Team (David Deacon, Steve Lechnowsky, Drew Fesar and Laurence Polley) to Race the 6 Hour IMSA Race at Mosport and finished 4th in GTO.
Peter Bulkowski also raced the TR-8 in 1981 at the TransAm race at Mosport and 1982 TransAm Race at Trois Rivieres
The team raced all the Molislip and Ontario GT Races from 1981-1984
The car was sold in 1984 and was then raced in 1985 at the 12 Hour race at Sebring FL.
The car had a Engine Failure and subsequently got on fire. (This was the last time the car was raced until I reunited with the car again in 2000).
The car was found by Al Mason (Al raced Camaros & Corvettes) in July 2000 and after only 2 days of contemplating, I purchased the car back.
I can only say, the car was in a poor condition, a complete tear down was necessary, dip and strip, repaint, rebuilt and replace all moving parts.
The complete tear down and rebuild took 3 years. Many hours, including dinners in the Garage! But may biggest supporter was my wife, Nanette.