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    Curborough single seaters. 87 is a Terrapin,...

    Curborough single seaters.
    87 is a Terrapin, this one originally Mini powered, now Ford 1100 non crossflow. Ray, I thought you might have snapped the Lotus 23!
    89 is a Heaton Rudd 1600 Ford
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    There were difficulties that day with entries not...

    There were difficulties that day with entries not having been put on line, but MyLaps was working during the day. I didn't have a list of entries to be able to call batches to the assembly area pre...
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    That's outside the period I knew. Formula Pacific...

    That's outside the period I knew. Formula Pacific never attracted me.
    I was talking about the single seaters at Curborough for Ray Green.
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    Ray, I can name the single seaters for you if...

    Ray, I can name the single seaters for you if wanted.
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    Completely concur Milan. Without your incredible...

    Completely concur Milan. Without your incredible knowledge and resource this forum would be a much poorer resource, and full of inaccuracies.
    I hate it when a post from someone who was there and...
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    Roy King told me that at season end he sold the...

    Roy King told me that at season end he sold the car, just as he had raced it, the new owner immediately made changes. Roy used the money to head overseas. Now he's back in Taranaki, as many will...
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    Yes, the one with the more obvious Bardhal banner...

    Yes, the one with the more obvious Bardhal banner shows the Anglican Church in the background, almost on the corner of Broadway. This gave a longer run before the first corner than the previous start...
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    It was great to meet up briefly Ray. Stay safe,...

    It was great to meet up briefly Ray. Stay safe, no more nose jobs :)
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    A one-litre Formula Three category for...

    A one-litre Formula Three category for four-cylinder carburetted cars, with heavily tuned production engines, was reintroduced in 1964 based on the Formula Junior rules and ran to 1970. These engines...
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    The 2 single seaters post 48 aren't Formula...

    The 2 single seaters post 48 aren't Formula Fords, the clue initially is the tyres. Maybe F3 which mandated single carb? I'm sure about the non F F, but the other comment is pure guess!
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    I have tried to pass the details. Last I knew it...

    I have tried to pass the details.
    Last I knew it was still in Murray's hands, with the bible in the glovebox. I shared a stand at the Hamilton motorshow with the car, mine and Murray.
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    Are you still able to escape NZ Ray? Congrats on...

    Are you still able to escape NZ Ray? Congrats on the 200th page.
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    In the last few weeks "Sprinter's Rest" Cafe has...

    In the last few weeks "Sprinter's Rest" Cafe has been brought down to ground level, You will be surprised at the improvements, !
    The Bacon, brie and Cranberry sandwiches are to die for.
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    The Fisher looks like Curborough. I was there on...

    The Fisher looks like Curborough. I was there on Tuesday helping out at "A7 Back on Track" day where you could run any Austin 7 powered car. Untimed, as many runs as you liked. One guy did 23!...
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    That was in the Dental Clinic at Havelock North...

    That was in the Dental Clinic at Havelock North Primary (56-60), also at Dannevirke North when I went there in 1960, and I have a feeling I saw it at other schools when I was teaching in the 70s! I...
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    Sure do! Where on earth did you find that?

    Sure do! Where on earth did you find that?
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    I purchased the Klemantski book on Blitzen...

    I purchased the Klemantski book on Blitzen Benzes, interesting how much muddied "history" there is. I didn't realize there was more than one. Muddied like NZ history is becoming :)
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    Tell me what you want Ray, there are those skills...

    Tell me what you want Ray, there are those skills in the family, and a printer.
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    Another fabulous car from Ecurie Chaindrive!

    Another fabulous car from Ecurie Chaindrive!
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    Perhaps they had bought into using the engine as a stressed member? Fairly substantial structure on the rollbar, for the time!
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    I got really excited about the Sports Renault way...

    I got really excited about the Sports Renault way back then, to the extent that I arranged a visit to look at one when visiting the US in 1986.This is a multi page spread, so if anyone wants more,...
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    Another interesting article Steve. Thanks.

    Another interesting article Steve. Thanks.
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    Richard Gray had the Ginetta, founder of the...

    Richard Gray had the Ginetta, founder of the SCCNZ.
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    Possibly an early Vee out there too. Again too...

    Possibly an early Vee out there too. Again too new for VCC rules, and as you say Ray, relaxing the rules which MSNZ imposed on VCC would be helpful.
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    Subtle Ray, it took me a minute or two :)

    Subtle Ray, it took me a minute or two :)
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