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  1. Over 500,000 views thanks TRS ;

    Cracked it, Over 500,000 views [ long way to go to be like ERC though ].

    I love Healeys as is known, both Big [ full size owned one ] Small [ full size Sprites owned 4 ] and models.

    This from...
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    Kiwitahi Road, Woodhill - another Hillclimb venue

    " Northern Sports Car Club – Hill Climbs 1960’s
    1960's
    " Ostrich Farm Road, Pukekohe, Franklin County "

    11/10/1961 Ostrich Farm Road
    November 1961 **
    17/12/1961 Ostrich Farm Road, Pukekohe...
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    Chaswin, I really like these - the shape is/was...

    Chaswin, I really like these - the shape is/was an American Ford / Chev of the late 1930's in scaled down form - very strong mechanicals, I understand, known as the PV544 - as was the later " Amazon...
  4. Thanks ERC, quite a mean looking BJ8 3000, with...

    Thanks ERC, quite a mean looking BJ8 3000, with that sill exhaust with the big ventilated cover, and those flared guards.
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  5. " This photo is from the 1961 Ultimate-Ekco Race...

    " This photo is from the 1961 Ultimate-Ekco Race Car Feature at Ardmore and shows Peter Lawson leading Ron Butler's Porsche and Graeme Eder's Elva-Ford (later known as the Paton-Ford) "

    Milan,...
  6. 30th Anniversary of the Austin Healey - July 1982..

    In early July 1982 a group of Austin Healey Club of New Zealand, Guys and Girls - headed for the USA to attend the event, which was held at Snowmass ( at Aspen ) a Ski Resort - just outside the Town...
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    Jack Boots Riley Speedway car - The " Bugley "

    A bit more of the story of " Bugley " the Bugatti Riley or Riley Bugatti - cut down Bugatti chassis from a car that A J Roycroft owned - The car was created by Arthur Dexter R A Dexter, son of Reuben...
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    Thank you Milan, I have not been back to Ian...

    Thank you Milan,
    I have not been back to Ian Tilley yet. will note the photos for the future !!
    Cheers
    Roger
  9. Gold Leaf 3 hour Race Pukekohe October 1965 - more from Ian Tilley

    The photos are from Family Archives - taken from Colour Slides - a few more ;

    Lotus Cortina #15 [ R Wilson W Thompson ]

    70475

    The Bill Dunster Healey [ co driver Charlie Conway ] with a Fiat...
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    Nissan Mobil 500 Wellington Street Races

    The Ian Tilley photos ;
    Have yet to confirm the year,but remember the Jaguars at Bathurst in 1985 - in fact have a 1;43 scale model of the Goss Hahne Car from Bathurst in my collection; The only...
  11. Gold Leaf Three Hour Challenge Race - Mustang and Daimlers

    Trevor thank you for that - was I thought you or David Oxton hard to read the numbers;
    I will pass that information on to Ian Tilley [ his photo ] and also to Peter Smith, Roger's Brother who has a...
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    Nissan Mobil 500 Wellington Street Races

    Have just been sent a few photos from one of the Nissan Mobil 500 races - not sure which year.
    Will ask the photographer [ Ian Tilley ] and post on here - all taken at the same corner, mainly.
    Ian...
  13. Gold Leaf 3 hour Race Pukekohe October 1965

    Photos from Ian Tilley archives - photos are Family Archives taken from Colour Slides

    The Segedin [ co driver D Simmons ] Mustang and a Daimler SP250 - think David Oxton ** see comment Trevor...
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    Rhys, thought you would know, Thanks, was back...

    Rhys, thought you would know,
    Thanks, was back in the Village last weekend, past Hohaia Street, down Broadway and a few other places, looking for food and wine not cars ..
    Have found a photo of a...
  15. The other Club - The Dog Box Club in New Zealand

    The Dog Box Club in New Zealand,

    Interestingly the latest issue of New Zealand Classic Driver, [ issue 97 Sept-Oct 2021 ] has as part of an article about Barry Phillips, a few lines about the Dog...
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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...
  24. 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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