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    Clark also raced a Falcon in the BNT V8 series,...

    Clark also raced a Falcon in the BNT V8 series, at the first Australian GT meeting at Highlands Park he competed in a Mosler.
    He also supported other drivers, one that comes to mind is Emma Gilmour....
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    What about some rally cars as well? Rod Millen...

    What about some rally cars as well? Rod Millen Mazda RX3, Masport Escorts and Possum Bourne Subarus.
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    The Grand Prix at Ardmore in 1962 was the only...

    The Grand Prix at Ardmore in 1962 was the only time i had the pleasure of seeing the great man race and win. This was the first Grand Prix I attended, I was very upset when he had his terrible...
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    The movie was based on a couple from my local...

    The movie was based on a couple from my local district , the lady I went to school with.
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    The last Grand prix at Ardmore in 1962 won by...

    The last Grand prix at Ardmore in 1962 won by Stirling Moss, unfortunately a few months later he had his nasty accident at Goodwood that made him retire from racing.
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    Very interesting from the entry list, quite a few...

    Very interesting from the entry list, quite a few ended up doing special stage rallying in the 1970s when they started.
    Names that come to mind Jim Scott,Ralph Emson, Ivy Stevenson,Colin Taylor,Mary...
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    Tony Teesdale had Repco and Engine Rebuilders...

    Tony Teesdale had Repco and Engine Rebuilders support in NZ, also when he did the 86 RAC Repco and Engine Rebuilders supporting him. The bottom 2 cars were Peter Johnsons
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    Tony Teesdale a 3 time NZ Championship driver...

    Tony Teesdale a 3 time NZ Championship driver won the 1987 in this Metro, also he competed in the 1986 RAC Rally before shipping it to NZ.
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    Roger Anderson raced a BMW after racing a Mini. I...

    Roger Anderson raced a BMW after racing a Mini. I am sure he was one in the Cambridge Racing Team.
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    Andrew Cowan Passes Away

    I see where the very popular Scotsman has just died.
    He won our 1972 Heatway Rally driving a Mini, also our 1976 International Rally driving a works Hillman Avenger.
    Also he was a good friend of...
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    A good source of MX5 NA and NB parts in Auckland,...

    A good source of MX5 NA and NB parts in Auckland, I have bought a few bits and pieces for my kit car project from him.
    Michael Bullivant phone 021 2119115 ( he advertises some parts on Trade Me)...
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    Picked up a copy today. unfortunately I can not...

    Picked up a copy today. unfortunately I can not put it down ( luckily it is wet) Am enjoying it, thanks Steve.
  13. Leo Leonard and Ernie Sprague won in 1969. Brent...

    Leo Leonard and Ernie Sprague won in 1969. Brent Hawes ( business partner as well as driver to Leo) was tragically killed at Ruapuna in a sports car race in early 1969.
  14. The later Victor 3.3 litres had the Ventora...

    The later Victor 3.3 litres had the Ventora grille fitted. I do remember in the UK they never had a 3.3 Victor, you could only get the 3.3 litre 6 cylinder in the Ventora. New Zealand was probably...
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    The photo of Bruce, he was 5th in the 69 South...

    The photo of Bruce, he was 5th in the 69 South African GP.
    The McLaren M7B had the extra side tanks, they were in the time when the cars were getting different tried at every race( not only wings )...
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    I was very disappointed with the Bathurst...

    I was very disappointed with the Bathurst festival. They could have put more emphasis on Kiwi drivers who have competed there, I calculated over 30.
    None of the notable achievements eg Jim Palmer in...
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    This car is also on Speedcafe today.

    This car is also on Speedcafe today.
  18. I also noticed, the crowd is certainly bigger...

    I also noticed, the crowd is certainly bigger than when we were there in 2012
  19. When Chris was farming, he had a Landcruiser on...

    When Chris was farming, he had a Landcruiser on his farm. A picture of him down on his farm would feature well.If his family have a pho preferably with a dog on the deck. Chris and his wife Tish...
  20. Grahaeme Meekings was one of the early Toyota...

    Grahaeme Meekings was one of the early Toyota sales reps,he sold cars for Cable Price at Te Rapa Hamilton. Cable Price and Wrightcars were the original NZ dealers for Toyota. I remember Graeme was a...
  21. Other Toyotas worth mentioning. The 3 Corollas...

    Other Toyotas worth mentioning. The 3 Corollas that were entered by Toyota NZ in the 73 Heatway Rally ( at least 2 of these cars have survived. Also to mention is Ross Meekings a , very successful...
  22. In picture no 5 it looks like Cary Taylor in...

    In picture no 5 it looks like Cary Taylor in discussion with Denny
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    Toyota in photo 90 & 91 is Roger Hood .

    Toyota in photo 90 & 91 is Roger Hood .
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    Pic 72 Same car Trevor Crowe Hamilton Tarmac...

    Pic 72 Same car Trevor Crowe Hamilton Tarmac Rally 81,Original owner and driver Dave Cooney bottom pic.
    Pic 80 Graham De Pina Daytona Mazda
    Pic 82 George Kuttel Reidrubber Escort Hamilton...
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    These photos bring back memories to me Steve, I...

    These photos bring back memories to me Steve, I was there in 2013 being in the group that went to Belgium,Holland,France and the UK.We went over to celebrate 50 years of Bruce McLaren Motor Racing...
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