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  1. Time to resurrect this old thread. Here is a...

    Time to resurrect this old thread. Here is a period photo of the car in the opening posts. Love those flares!

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    Thanks Charles, this is fascinating. Big Aussie...

    Thanks Charles, this is fascinating. Big Aussie sedans were assembled in South Africa for a few years during the late 1960s and early '70s. And they included some of the top performance machines, but...
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    Bryan Faloon Anglia

    Hi everyone, I've had a request from Bruce Batten who is currently planning a tribute day at Levin on Saturday 8th January 2022 to celebrate the life of Bryan Faloon, who was killed in 1972. Like...
  4. Wow, what an amazing discovery! Thanks so much...

    Wow, what an amazing discovery! Thanks so much for posting.
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    This is an amazing photo capturing the debut of...

    This is an amazing photo capturing the debut of the Willment Racing Escort. Mike Crabtree also raced this car in 1969 before it was purchased by New Zealander Jim Carney for the young Jim Richards to...
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    2021 Silverstone Classic Highlights

    Just a heads-up for those in New Zealand, SKY Sport is showing the Silverstone Classic highlights this Sunday at 5pm, and 6pm in 2 parts.
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    This was apparently one of the seven Rootes works...

    This was apparently one of the seven Rootes works rally cars. When its rallying duties ended it became a Modsports circuit racer, as pictured, driven by Malcolm Sears. Sadly it was later crashed and...
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    This is Frank Gardner. He finished 3rd to a trio...

    This is Frank Gardner. He finished 3rd to a trio of Falcon Sprints, and yes, it was wet. Round 9 of the 1968 BSCC.
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    Wow, that is cool! Do you have a photo?

    Wow, that is cool! Do you have a photo?
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    This is outstanding Ken! Loving this thread.

    This is outstanding Ken! Loving this thread.
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    Wow, I LOVE this! Any info on who the driver was...

    Wow, I LOVE this! Any info on who the driver was Charles? The lettering on the rocker panel says Tiger II, which suggests its the later 289 version.

    Note also its left hand drive. Many Tigers...
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    Wow, these photos are really outstanding Charles!...

    Wow, these photos are really outstanding Charles! Thank you for sharing. That last Kyalami image has so much going on.
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    Hi Graham, I hope you don't mind but I've copied...

    Hi Graham, I hope you don't mind but I've copied this thread across to the General Discussion area of the forum, so you'll get more views.

    I wrote a story on these cars many years ago for...
  14. Hey Bry, thanks for this. I'm enjoying sharing...

    Hey Bry, thanks for this. I'm enjoying sharing the story of this neat little car.
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    So cool to see the Howmet photo. I love this...

    So cool to see the Howmet photo. I love this photo.
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    Yes, well spotted Ray. 200 pages! I think this is...

    Yes, well spotted Ray. 200 pages! I think this is the highest performing thread on the forum.
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    Wow, so cool to see this. Period colour photos of...

    Wow, so cool to see this. Period colour photos of this car are actually very rare. Thanks Charles!
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    Nobody has ever actually managed to achieve it....

    Nobody has ever actually managed to achieve it. Its just that this was the figure Ford entered when filling out its FIA homologation sheets in 1964. And for some reason it was never questioned. The...
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    Wow, what a cool photo! This is a Ford Falcon...

    Wow, what a cool photo! This is a Ford Falcon Sprint. These cars dominated the BSCC for much of the late 1960s under Group 5 rules. They were homologated at just 980kg, and were originally designed...
  20. Thanks Ken, that video is outstanding! I really...

    Thanks Ken, that video is outstanding! I really love learning about the other cars that were competing against my car in period. Another of the cars that contested C/Sedans and GT-4 for many years...
  21. Thanks Bruce, good to know. I imagine the Alfa...

    Thanks Bruce, good to know. I imagine the Alfa would be quite a valuable car now!
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    I really love this photo. Cool that they...

    I really love this photo. Cool that they repainted the car just for this event. I think the Team Gunston colours are some of the best ever in racing. There were a bunch of different cars; single...
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    Thanks Ray. I see your thread now has over 1.2...

    Thanks Ray. I see your thread now has over 1.2 million views! Thats pretty impressive.
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    Hi Ray, where as this photo taken? Looks like...

    Hi Ray, where as this photo taken? Looks like Macau?
  25. Incidentally, another car competing in the GT-4...

    Incidentally, another car competing in the GT-4 race at the 1981 SCCA Runoffs was this pretty Alfa GTAj, driven by Bruce Perry. This car has history dating back to the late 1960s, where it contested...
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