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  1. Maserati 250F the one owned by Owen organisation at one stage [ BRM ]

    Maserati 250F the one owned by Owen organisation at one stage [ BRM ].

    Reposting a photo and some of the story - from Jim Bennett [ Mr F.U.R.I. ]

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    Jim Bennett wrote ;
    " Images of 250F...
  2. Briggs Mercury Special V8

    Steve Day - current owner and restorer of the car in 2014/15 sent me this picture of the car as it is now.
    He commented that some people don't like the colour scheme but " Mr Briggs " the creator...
  3. The Book and other matters !!

    Ken H - you should qualify for the Long Distance Award and Steve should send you a copy P and P free.

    Mac -your question - No the Zephyr Corvette - the Coppins Car is not in this book.
    There are...
  4. Briggs Mercury Special V8 / Tahuna Beach Races

    Received some information from Steve Day who now owns the Briggs Mercury V8 Special as owned and raced by Peter Leversedge in the 1960's

    Steve is looking for ' period ' photos of the car raced...
  5. My reply is the repeat of Bruce " Spgeti "...

    My reply is the repeat of Bruce " Spgeti " message above except ;
    " Bought today and a wet weekend read " and when I get home again to read further.
    Have glanced at the Lycoming article and a...
  6. Healeys Cards and Cartoons

    Ray Bell - Rod can post anything Healey related on here - look forward to it.

    In the meantime this from Karsten Stelk some AH 100's on cards and coasters.

    First from NZ a Sanitarium ' Weetbix "...
  7. Good also to see the acknowledgements in the book...

    Good also to see the acknowledgements in the book include a number of us TRS guys, thanks and Cheers.
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    Motorcyles - Dunedin 1984

    Most of the entry lists have come from Graham Woods or Ron McPhail and have been posted on either of these two Facebook pages.
    " South Island Motorsport "
    or
    " Old New Zealand Motor Racing ".
    The...
  9. Please post them on here Ray..

    Please post them on here Ray..
  10. The Ralph Watson Lycoming Special - sports car

    Trevor, thanks for the extra information.
    I must order your book,will PM my Email address to sort out details - away from home base at the moment.

    The cars exploits were well documented in the...
  11. Love it Ray, have been reading a bit about the...

    Love it Ray, have been reading a bit about the Rally and the trip across Australia. A huge drive for " old-er " cars
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    Renwick.. Some entry lists..1966 and a photo or two

    Graham Woods archives again the entry lists.
    Race 6 Saloons
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    Race 7 The "50 " Second Qualifying.
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    A couple of photos
    Custaxie Mustang and a hidden car 1966 Allan Dick archives...
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    Renwick.. Some entry lists..1961 and 1963

    1961 the " 50 " understand that at first it was 50 laps - then 50 miles as the track got longer,
    Graham Woods archives
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    1962 the " 50 " with lap chart.
    John Manhire archives from " South...
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    Renwick.. The Track

    Had seen that sketch elswhere Stu, not realising it was yours - Allan Dick posted on a Facebook Motor Sport page. I must now edit my copy of it
    Here from Ron McPhail the 3rd version of the circuit...
  15. Looking Good Steve - a copy will be finding its...

    Looking Good Steve - a copy will be finding its way to my place soon [ Birthday in a couple of months - sorted ].

    There is an article on the Lycoming by Donn Anderson [ Motorman Man ] in the...
  16. Nash Healey - suspension and why they happened.

    Ray, thanks for the comments - believe that the " Healey " front suspension was rather complicated and expensive, no wonder they used a more basic but good handling set up on the Healey 100, that...
  17. Nash Healey - the 1952 Indianapolis Pace Car

    Healey's raced at Le Mans - starting with the Silverstone, then Nash Healey's followed by the 100 -four and by 1955 the 100S to the 3000 in 1960 then some Specials Sprites and the XR cars.

    This is...
  18. Milan ; Thanks for the 100S information .. I...

    Milan ; Thanks for the 100S information ..
    I used to buy " The Autocar " with my pocket money while at High School 1964 / 65. kept buying them once I started work for many years.
    A great Magazine...
  19. Moving North - Ardmore 1989

    Some posted on other threads thought I would group them here.

    The Lowline Cooper - comment from Allan Dick Classic Autonews " That is the Angus Hyslop, Jim Palmer, Red Dawson, Pat McLaughlin car...
  20. 1966 The Reverse Direction meeting in April - Sports Cars

    Thanks to Steve Sharp for this grid photo.

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    - Milan Fistonic for the entry list and handwritten results

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    Milan noted about the entry of Jim Boyd " You might have noticed in the...
  21. Nash Healey's and Austin Healey's Le Mans 1953

    A couple more photos of the cars from Le Mans 1953

    Thanks to Karsten Stelk Clas Askelar and Chris Dimmock

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  22. Wow, Ken H Thank you so much - in my 1;43...

    Wow, Ken H

    Thank you so much - in my 1;43 scale collection have 5 of Greenwood's cars the #28 [ 1972 ] and
    #29 [ 1973 ] from Le Mans like the one above, and three of the Space Frame wide bodied...
  23. Nash Healeys at the 1953 Le Mans race.

    Not just " Nash Healeys at the 1953 Le Mans race. " but 100's too
    1953 would be the first year for Austin Healey, but Donald Healey's team had been there well before that.

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    The Nash...
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    Furi 9 - that Cute rear end

    Re-posting these as a Pair ;

    The Real Car !

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    The great Model by " Chaindrive " thanks Tony.

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    F. U. R. I. the Jim Bennett Cars - Furi 9 Impulse .. Jim is still racing it !!

    Chaindrive - waiting for this view " Cute Rear End " as son Warren said of Jim's car ..

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    Love your work Mate - Car is brilliant ..
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