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  1. Sprite with an Afro Haircut - well the driver did.

    A series of photos by Dennis Green of a certain 1965 Mark 3 Sprite at Mangere Town Centre car park in 1974.
    A Northern Sports Car Club event - was in a dilemma, do they go here ? or on the NSCC...
  2. Cooper - Jaguar, Listers [ not Jaguar in this case ] Bristol and Maserati.

    ERC, Thanks didn't look closely at the photo Race #20 Cooper Jaguar - P Mould ..
    - Lister Jaguars alway look big and with a hump in the bonnet ..

    and yes James Clark, would not be " happy wi'...
  3. AH Sprite - History and Advertisements. a bit more

    Sometimes both Sprite and the " Big " Healey ' 3000 ' were advertised together

    In the UK,
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    and in the USA - the primary market for Healeys and Austin Healeys since the early 1950's...
  4. ERC, Thanks for those ; What a field, 4 AH...

    ERC,

    Thanks for those ;

    What a field, 4 AH 100S, 1 " Hundred " and Three Listers with a variety of motors.
    See the note Mallory on the Entry List, one of the Listers with a Lotus on the...
  5. Not Pukekohe, ARDMORE where the NZ International Grand Prix was held

    Ardmore from 1954 to 1962 was the home of the " New Zealand International Grand Prix ".

    Thanks to " Allan ", I now have these Programme's.

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    They will be looked over and used to...
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    UN7284 - All quiet on the MX5 front.

    It had been quiet for UN7284, the 1991 V Spec Mazda MX5 / Eunos Raodster - ex Japan in 1996 - around the same time that Geebeez car was registered - his is a 1989 model.

    UN7284, has been off the...
  7. Thanks Milan, I got a letter to the Editor...

    Thanks Milan, I got a letter to the Editor published in the latest issue - Hope yours gets through
    Cheers
    Roger
  8. AH Sprite - History and Advertisements.

    Austin Healey Sprite - 1958 - 1961, now known as the Mark One, when the Mark Two was created in 1962.
    Affectionately known as a " Bug-Eye " or " Frog-Eye " depending initially on which side of the...
  9. Lakeside - some nostalgia photos -

    The photo board ; in the Cafe Building

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    A poster celebrating 50 years of the track.

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    Moved to Queensland in May 2011 from Sydney - living on Bribie Island only 45 minutes fro...
  10. March 1963 Pukekohe meeting.

    Looking again at the information ; Post #401 from mid last year.

    The Six Healeys, two were Sprites-
    R McLoughlan in one Sprite, his brother P [ P A T ] McLoughlin in the ex Russell Leathers "...
  11. Paritutu 1967

    Yes it did slip through.

    I have the programme for the meeting - kindly sent to me some years ago by Spgeti.

    The Ban may have been instituted by Local Bodies, rather that a " National " - make...
  12. AH Badges and Patches

    AH Club of New Zealand, Badge Patch, and an Award plaque. The Kiwi was a change to the earlier badge /logo which had an Austin Crest in Black and Yellow with wings.

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    AH Club UK Sprite...
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    Very kind of you Allan, Thanks - will be...

    Very kind of you Allan,
    Thanks - will be appreciated.

    Cheers
    Roger

    and on 30th June they were received,
    Thanks again Allan..
  14. Otaua Hill Climb .. 1983

    Rummaging through my memorabilia collection - my obsession as Her Indoors calls it.

    I came across the Certificate of Performance for my only entry into the AHCCNZ Hill Climb at Otaua, from 1985 to...
  15. Allan, Have posted the information on Mt...

    Allan,
    Have posted the information on Mt Wellington on the NSCC thread, as it was an NSCC event.
    Don gave me some results initially and later a description of where the track was - " Commissariat...
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    Allan, my message box was full and I didn't...

    Allan, my message box was full and I didn't notice - will now send a new message.

    Cheers
    Roger
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    NSCC events at Mount Wellington course December 1952

    Details of the events which were held a week apart by NSCC -

    Information from Don Tilsley - who competed in his Singford 11 -

    Don writes ;

    " “7/12/1952. Mt.Wellington circuit races.( 1.25...
  18. Thread: Ohakea

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    Allan, sent you a PM. Also saw your comment...

    Allan, sent you a PM.
    Also saw your comment about Mt Wellington - will pass on Don Tilsley's notes about the Track. I knew very little about it.
    Turns out is not at the Mountain itself..

    Will...
  19. Ken H, That Buellton stuff is great and...

    Ken H,

    That Buellton stuff is great and welcome back !!.

    Am busy in the cold in the Bay of Plenty collecting information from Don Tilsley who raced in the 1950's at Ohakea, Mount Wellington, a...
  20. Thread: Ohakea

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    " Jellywrestler " Graeme, have sent an Email to...

    " Jellywrestler " Graeme, have sent an Email to your " nzmc....... " Email address as well.
    Here is my Email [Gmail ] " racerrog47@gmail.com "..

    Thanks for that

    Roger
  21. Thread: Ohakea

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    Ohakea 1953.

    Don Tilsley - has Ohakea programmes for 1952, 1954 and 1955, where he competed, he was also there in 1953 but does not have the programme.
    Does anyone on TRS have the 1953 Ohakea Trophy race...
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    See an A105 for Kevin Hirst in the last group....

    See an A105 for Kevin Hirst in the last group.
    and back a few posts another photo of the Aston Martin Zagato - the 1987 version..
    Thanks ERC, great photos as always.
  23. Thread: Ohakea

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    Ohakea, The Specials..and the programmes ..

    Been going over the Ohakea events as Don Tilsley ran his Singford Special for several years 1953 1954 and 1955, In 1954 the Edwards Special also ran / was entered,I should say, in the Sports car...
  24. Thread: Ohakea

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    Ohakea 1953 and other events ..

    Ohakea and the " Singford "
    Don Tilsley in his Singford - the Mark II version at Ohakea- same photos appears in the Graham Vercoe book Historic Racing Cars of New Zealand noted as 1952.
    Don states...
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    Early History a well known car at both NSCC and ACC events

    The Singford - with the Tilsley brothers - Don Tilsley racing in NSCC and ACC events
    Note from Don Tilsley, which I received today with a photo.
    The photo appears in the Graham Veroce book Historic...
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