#TBT: Turning a rusty MGB into a small-block-powered budget racer

Alan
By Alan Cesar
Jul 4, 2024 | $2000 Challenge, MG, mgb | Posted in Features | From the Dec. 2011 issue | Never miss an article

In the classic fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast,” a handsome prince is cursed to live inside a monstrous body. With Andrew Nelson’s latest creation, an MGB roadster motivated by a bloodcurdling V8, it’s the other way around: The beast is under the hood, while the body gets the royal treatment.

Andrew has competed in GRM’s $2K Challenge since 2004, …

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