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    Ken Wharton, Ken Orr, your story Trevor Sheffield.

    Trevor, thank you for your story.

    " If any one is interested I can advise as to the exact reason for the accident."

    The Ken Wharton accident has been the subject of quite a few comments and...
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    200th Page and nearly 4000 posts - the number of...

    200th Page and nearly 4000 posts - the number of views is well over the Million mark
    Well done Ray..

    The Lotus with the nose -not sure if I like it, but would like to own it $$$$.

    Cheers...
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    Milan, As someone who sometimes gets things...

    Milan,
    As someone who sometimes gets things wrong I thank you for correcting my notes or gently reminding me that the answer to my question is actually in your comments or the image posted.
    I...
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    Competitors [ Car ] Club

    " Competitors Car Club ". [ Italics mine - see note ]
    Had read about this Club originally from Bob Homewood with a report on a Race Meeting at Seagrove, Manukau in 1947/48. Later got the full...
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    McQueen Formula Vee and others

    Recently saw a request for information on the McQueen Formula Vee, and remembered I had a couple of photos of it and others at a Club Circuit meeting back in 1968.
    [ These have been posted on the...
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    " Italian-American Gran Turismo Apollo "

    " The 215 was also used in the Italian-American Gran Turismo Apollo in 1962-1963 ".

    Remember reading about the car back in 1963 in the November issue of " Road and Track ", which I still have. ...
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    Matamata Street races 1964 -65 - another photo or is it ?.

    This photo was posted by Spgeti on the HVRA " Historic Vintage Racing " Fb page - a collection of photos for Rod Coppins and the Zephyr Corvette in its Team Molyslip colours. - Photographer not...
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    NSCC Clubrooms - Celebrating 50 Years August 1972 - August 2022

    There is a plan for a Celebration by " The Older Guard " of the Club to hold an event at the Clubrooms in Mount Richmond Domain in August 2022 .. Rod Peat, Mal Clark and others are giving advanced...
  9. Cosseys Farm Hill Climb the article from March 1967 NZ Herald the first meeting

    Posted on the NSCC thread but should be here.

    An article about when the Hill was first used - the Cossey's were great people and their farm track was used from 1967 into the 1980's.
    [ Steve...
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    Just going back over the thread ; - as have found...

    Just going back over the thread ; - as have found out more information about Jack Boot and his involvement with the Roycrofts [ A. J Father and Ron J son ] and the " BugLey " the Riley -...
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    Who - Do not know, What - looks like Morris...

    Who - Do not know,
    What - looks like Morris Minor highlight front mudguards with a TR2 style body and on what seem to be 1951-56 plates and Ford 10 wheels so presume based on a Ford 10 - have seen...
  12. Well done, A good score then !, ; - So was a...

    Well done,

    A good score then !, ;
    - So was a certain book you sent me and it turns out there is a family connection in the book - an Uncle of mine is mentioned in the " Where are they Now ? "...
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    But I digress

    Ken H,
    I am sure there is a connection - this Northern Sports Car Club and a Triumph guy 3 times with a GT6, The TR4A IRS Overdrive and a 2.5 P. I. used to go mainly to Collett and Fleming the...
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    Big American -mid 1960's GM Product Chevrolet or...

    Big American -mid 1960's GM Product Chevrolet or Pontiac .. I think
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    " Indianapolis " sponsorship for NSCC - their big Trial

    Milan,
    Thanks for the poster - Was not aware of " Indianapolis " sponsorship for their big Trial - later on it was " Castrol " in the late 1960's into the 1970's. Was co-plotter with " Rosemary...
  16. Allan, yes believe so - at the end of the race...

    Allan, yes believe so - at the end of the race meeting - the ladies gave their drivers a feed, and a beer !!.
  17. Replying to my own comment; The New Zealand "...

    Replying to my own comment;

    The New Zealand " Dog Box Club " was indeed based on the " Doghouse Owners Club " in the UK.. A note that I recently found stated that the Dog Box Club raised funds...
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    Ken H, That is all good Mate. I have ' stolen...

    Ken H,

    That is all good Mate.
    I have ' stolen / borrowed ' the Baldwin Mercury photos and the Laguna Seca maps too !! Added to my archives
    Cheers Kiwi Ken !! :cool:
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    Stay safe Ray, trip will be worth it take lots of...

    Stay safe Ray, trip will be worth it take lots of photos
    Roger
  20. Austin Seven special - racer AUST1N - TP7 owned by Mike Courtney in the 1990's

    Mike Courtney - a guy I have known since by Banking Days in New Lynn late 1980's early 1990's [ 1985 - 1992 ] is looking for this car, his old car. We had a chat only yesterday about the car.
    Mike...
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    " 1949 Jaguar Parkinson Special # 3 leading a...

    " 1949 Jaguar Parkinson Special # 3 leading a 1953 Tatum GMC Special # 25 driven by Blake Tatum,
    followed by a 1952 Kurtis 500S Dodge #9 ahead of a 1952 Manning Street Special and an Allard J1. "
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  22. Lycoming in real life. A racing life.

    Nice wall art hotrod1,
    Saw the Lycoming many times back in the 1960's 70's and again at Dunedin in 1984 - the Street Races.
    In the 1960's - 1966 on, saw it at Pukekohe often, Kerepehi Grass Track...
  23. Hotrod1, Bruce, Nahh - just build stronger...

    Hotrod1, Bruce,
    Nahh - just build stronger shelves - You have a few that I have - the Vercoe Books,Sandy Myrhe's etc ..
    Cheers
    Roger
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    Remember reading about that car back in the day -...

    Remember reading about that car back in the day - there was a lot of interest as it did use " Hydrolastic " suspension / shock absorbers - long time ago !
  25. What a great find, A Club known as the " Dogbox...

    What a great find, A Club known as the " Dogbox Club " I believe, fund-raised for safety equipment and other items at Pukekohe in the 1960's 70's and maybe on from then.
    It was the wives and...
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