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  1. Some more of Lotus cars entered at GVR in 1967. ...

    Some more of Lotus cars entered at GVR in 1967.

    A Lotus 23B.
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    A rare Porsche powered Lotus 32 B.
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  2. The Lotus marque was well represented throughout...

    The Lotus marque was well represented throughout the race groups in 1967 at Green Valley Raceway.
    Including Lotus Sevens.
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    A Lotus 11
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  3. Another British car racing at GVR in 1967 was a...

    Another British car racing at GVR in 1967 was a TVR Grantura Series 2 # 65.
    The car was built by the very talented Trevor Wilkinson from Blackpool, England. TVR derived from TreVoR.
    Some of the...
  4. Good one Ray :cool: 67566

    Good one Ray :cool: 67566
  5. In the FP Class and small sedan race, James...

    In the FP Class and small sedan race, James Boswell had qualified well in his Volvo P 1800 # 78
    And led the field at the start.
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    He was well positioned on the first lap.
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    James was...
  6. At the February 1967 meet at GVR were two Jabro...

    At the February 1967 meet at GVR were two Jabro sports cars powered by Saab engines.
    There is some information regarding these cars at this site.
    ...
  7. The Minis always provided good close racing....

    The Minis always provided good close racing.
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    This Austin Cooper 997 is in the under 1 Litre Class.

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    Not sure which direction this MGA was meant to be headed !
  8. I found some Jerry Melton photos taken in 1967 at...

    I found some Jerry Melton photos taken in 1967 at the Green Valley Raceway in Texas and it is time to share some.


    This young driver seems pretty calm as he has a smoke and waits for the starting...
  9. One more of Horst Kwech in 1966 in an RHD Alfa...

    One more of Horst Kwech in 1966 in an RHD Alfa GTA driving in a US Trans Am race.
    Head leaning to the right shows the Kangaroo on his helmet and the door.
    He was proud to show his ties to...
  10. Ray, That is a great looking 1965 Lotus Cortina....

    Ray,
    That is a great looking 1965 Lotus Cortina.
    There must be a story to go with that LHD beauty.


    (Ken H)
  11. Allan Moffat driving a MK 1 Lotus Cortina at...

    Allan Moffat driving a MK 1 Lotus Cortina at Sandown in Nov. 1964 and then driving a RHD Lotus Cortina at Waterford Hills in July 1965.
    Both Allan and Horst seemed to prefer RHD sedans wherever...
  12. Roger, You might get some info from this...

    Roger,
    You might get some info from this thread.
    http://www.theroaringseason.com/showthread.php?2048-Horst-Kwech&highlight=horst+Kwech



    Ken H
  13. Ray, Allan was 26 yrs old and Horst was 28 in...

    Ray,
    Allan was 26 yrs old and Horst was 28 in Sept. 1966.
    That might be young by US standards !


    Ken H
  14. Allan drove in the Formula B Class in 1966 and...

    Allan drove in the Formula B Class in 1966 and again in 1967.
    He did not have much success in 1966 with the Lotus 35 and this is a sad looking Allan Moffat at Waterford Hills in 1966.
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    He...
  15. Allan Moffat enjoyed his Lotus Cortina drives at...

    Allan Moffat enjoyed his Lotus Cortina drives at the Waterford Hills circuit as seen in these 1965 photos of him driving and winning there.
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    Allan considered Peter Quenet one of the...
  16. Waterford Hills is a 1.5 mile long road-racing...

    Waterford Hills is a 1.5 mile long road-racing circuit located just north of Detroit, the circuit map below gives us the picture of a circuit many of us are unfamiliar with.
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    Some of Jerry...
  17. Roger, I did misquote the heat here in Los...

    Roger,
    I did misquote the heat here in Los Olivos yesterday...it was not 197 F it was 117 F which was still dangerously hot.

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    (Ken H)
  18. Roger, Yes we have been there many times over...

    Roger,
    Yes we have been there many times over the years. There have been wild fires in the area and miraculously the old tavern has thankfully survived !
    I have hesitated on the 3 photos as I...
  19. Roger, I hope you can get the 1953 Dunedin...

    Roger,
    I hope you can get the 1953 Dunedin Youtube to play. Just hit the arrow by Bob Gibson's nose and away you go.

    :)
  20. I found this wonderful 1 hour documentary...

    I found this wonderful 1 hour documentary regarding the first NZ street races at Dunedin in 1953.
    Hoping you enjoy it as much as I did.

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    https://youtu.be/Tqei0rZ0p7Q
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    Ray, Interesting to see Dave Brodie's Escort at...

    Ray,
    Interesting to see Dave Brodie's Escort at Mallory Park signed as David A Brodie on the door.
    This is the famous " Run Baby Run" car.
    " Brodie’s Ford Escort MkI was the ultimate modified...
  22. Roger, Thanks for your research and sharing. ...

    Roger,
    Thanks for your research and sharing.
    What a wonderful memory seeing all those great names in NZ motor racing, competing together and certainly not for the money but for the competition...
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    Ray, Here is a bit of information about the USAC...

    Ray,
    Here is a bit of information about the USAC Sabre Champ cars.

    http://www.indianaopenwheel.com/showthread.php?t=8532&page=4&styleid=1


    (Ken H)
  24. Spinner stated that the Lola he drove at Matamata...

    Spinner stated that the Lola he drove at Matamata was one that he got from Johnny Riley in a deal for a boat !
    The car a (Lola Mk2 / Ford) was first brought into the country by John Histed so it...
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    I got a message from Spinner Black today and he...

    I got a message from Spinner Black today and he had spoken to Chris Kay about the Kato Special. His father was Ken Kay who had Kay's Motors somewhere near Morrinsville. The fabrication work was done...
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