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Thread: 1965 Wanganui Car Club Hillclimb at Station Rd Fordell

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    1965 Wanganui Car Club Hillclimb at Station Rd Fordell

    Found these photos in a old Photo News dated 1965 of the Wanganui Car Club at one of their hillclimbs. . . . .Bruce Lester in his Healey Sprite who won the event with a 46.5 sec run.Name:  1.jpg
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Size:  120.4 KB Terry Singleton finishes his run as he flashes past the electronic timer at the top of the steep,Name:  6.jpg
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    Bruce Lester Sprite.

    Had not seen these photos before and being in Wanganui is Bruce any relation to Rob Lester, from down that way.

    Am
    1,bringing the thread to the fore
    2, borrowing the Sprite photo's for the Austin Healey thread.

    The Monthly " Photo News " seem to be quite significant in Regional Towns/Cities,
    Whangarei, and Nelson I know of and their were others, including Wanganui [ Whanganui ].

    One of the Sprite photo's.

    Name:  AH Sprite #102 1965 Hillclimb Wanganui Bruce Lester W Photo News 225sloper .jpg
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