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    RIP Barry Moon

    Barry Moon passed away this morning. Used to enjoy racing with him in Leisuretime when he ran his red Mk2 Escort.

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    World Champion ERC's Avatar
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    Auckland, North Shore
    Sad. Naturally enough, I knew Barry through Leisuretime/ERC and he was an upholsterer. We still have the bench seat squabs he made for us.

    Well known to the Austin Healey fraternity too.

    I don't have a pic to hand of Barry racing, but he was is the former owner of the Hillsy Hills Escort, pictured. I may have a pic taken by someone else and if so, will scan it and replace.

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    RIP Barry.
    Last edited by ERC; 05-30-2020 at 10:10 PM.

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    World Champion Roger Dowding's Avatar
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    Omokoroa Beach Bay of Plenty NZ

    Barry Moon - A Healey Guy too.

    Very Sad, knew Barry well and we went to Austin Healey events together.
    BMC BOY [ Ross Cammick ] knew him also, Barry and Ross with Reg Whittaker went to Manfeild in January - Ross told me it would be Barry's last trip
    - we were in touch a few months ago as a friend of ours had a friend visiting from Australia who knew Barry and had worked with Hazel, we put them in touch.

    RIP Barry

    Barry in the Blue Healey 100 - driver change the 1983 Jaguar Drivers Le Mans Relay Race at Pukekohe
    - photo from my cousin John Dowding.
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    Another photo - same event - John Dowding
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    Barry at the AHCCNZ Prizegiving at Manfeild in 1989 - I travelled with him in his newer Red over White two tone AH a 3000.
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    The 3000 .. I was allowed a drive, Thanks Barry.

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    here at Manfield with Ross and Reg Whittaker - trackside.
    They had met up with Chris White from Wanganui and Frank Karl too- all AH Clubs Boys together again. Photog.. not known, Ross BMC BOY sent it to me.

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    Last edited by Roger Dowding; 05-31-2020 at 02:16 AM.

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