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  1. I read up on this a while back... I think they...

    I read up on this a while back...

    I think they were built by Austin at a separate plant to the A40s from which they got their mechanicals.
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    Simple... 4-wheel brakes were yet to be...

    Simple...

    4-wheel brakes were yet to be developed.

    Oh yes, there were hills...

    https://i.postimg.cc/HsNtZDry/0622-06-longstraight.jpg

    This is the 5-mile straight on the circuit on which...
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    I see... 'as DG was called back then.' So...

    I see... 'as DG was called back then.'

    So maybe they now call it 'decomposed granite' as I'm used to.

    This is all pretty good stuff, Ken, can you keep it coming?
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    We call that 'decomposed granite' here, Ken... ...

    We call that 'decomposed granite' here, Ken...

    Wonderful stuff, smooths out nicely and provides a good slippery surface.
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    They certainly knew how to throw up grandstands...

    They certainly knew how to throw up grandstands those days...
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    Glad to have you join in, Ken... The best part...

    Glad to have you join in, Ken...

    The best part is the first trip, in which my late wife's diary features. She had different views to me on many of the things we saw, such a shame she couldn't make...
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    Those races were done and dusted before Healeys...

    Those races were done and dusted before Healeys were ever a twinkle in Donald Healey's eye...

    As were the ones at Savannah.
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    Great stuff... My lap of the Savannah circuit...

    Great stuff...

    My lap of the Savannah circuit was interesting:

    https://dodgeforum.com/forum/members-rides/426498-ride-along-with-me-4.html#post3459183

    21 miles in one version...
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    Do you have a map, Ken?

    Do you have a map, Ken?
  10. Ran out of brakes? No doubt, I've seen those...

    Ran out of brakes?

    No doubt, I've seen those brakes... no wonder they went to discs for the A99 in 1959/60.

    Like this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZudOFndylQ&t=734s

    By the way,...
  11. Graeme Tribe (or John Moxon) in 1966... DNF,...

    Graeme Tribe (or John Moxon) in 1966...

    DNF, apparently.

    Entered also in 1965 but didn't start.
  12. In 1956 there was a minor change in the Dunedin...

    In 1956 there was a minor change in the Dunedin circuit...

    The section of Ward Street near the railway bridge came into use, is it possible that the 1955 and earlier version of the circuit had to...
  13. One or two of those are from Monaco Historique......

    One or two of those are from Monaco Historique...

    I have several Gordini pics from there, but they definitely don't qualify as 'etceterini' as they're bigger cars.

    For my Gordini pics at...
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    https://www.imcdb.org/i078827.jpg

    https://www.imcdb.org/i078827.jpg
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    https://live-imagecollect.s3.amazonaws.com/preview...

    https://live-imagecollect.s3.amazonaws.com/preview/560/82751c73608c6c6
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    Inspector Linley and his Bristol... Best of...

    Inspector Linley and his Bristol...

    Best of all, Colombo and his classic Peugeot 403 convertible:

    https://www.imcdb.org/i136094.jpg

    Which, of course, isn't from the UK, but it's a French car...
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    Really great motor racing photos...

    Sometimes you see a photo from a race somewhere and you just draw breath and look at it...

    "Isn't that a great photo!" you say to yourself.

    It might be the angle, the content, that you know the...
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    Steve's only got 18 to work with... That...

    Steve's only got 18 to work with...

    That doesn't leave room for all of this stuff.
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    The Scuderia Veloce Ferrari 250LM... Tasman...

    The Scuderia Veloce Ferrari 250LM...

    Tasman Ferraris

    Lotus 32B FPF

    Bruce McLaren's Tasman Coopers
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    Milan, that would be great if you could send them...

    Milan, that would be great if you could send them to me...

    r@ybell.net
  21. Here's my AGP start photo: ...

    Here's my AGP start photo:

    https://i.postimg.cc/ZRfDNcW1/1965-AGPstart.jpg
  22. Ah yes, that's it... the photo at the top with...

    Ah yes, that's it... the photo at the top with the field starting to pour into the kink...

    It was a good spot for taking photos, I took a similar one at the previous meeting when a heat the...
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    You don't happen to have the May 1962 issue of...

    You don't happen to have the May 1962 issue of Sports Car World do you, Roger?

    Looking for details from the Sandown Park International report in that...
  24. I think I've seen a photo of that start at the...

    I think I've seen a photo of that start at the bottom left...

    Autopics should have it but I can't find it there.
  25. Put those in the boot of a Healey and it'd drag...

    Put those in the boot of a Healey and it'd drag its tail something terrible!
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