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    Wink Introduction - Jeff Law

    I joined this site due to my lengthy interest in motor-racing, sparked by my employment by Bruce Watt in Palmerston North in 1959. Bruce was a well-known local identity who also raced a Minor 1000. He sold this shortly after I started wok at his shop and replaced it with a Farina A40, which (once modified for racing) was a joy to drive, something I did almost daily. He was also the Manawatu Car Club handicapper for quite a few years.
    Another motorsport identity I met through my work was the late A.G. 'Fordy' Farland, who raced a 100E Prefect with an Elva OHV head.
    I will shortly start posting some of my motorsport photos from the early 60s.

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    Welcome Jeff, I have, as you are aware, posted a few of your photos already. Until this morning you were just a name that my father had referred to occasionally whenever car pics were referred to, although I was in a class with a Jeff Law at PNBHS for a year

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    Hi there Jeff, welcome to The Roaring Season. Its really great to have you here, and thanks so much for posting up your amazing photos!

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    Jeff, welcome too,from an expat, who went to a Classic meeting in P, North in 1982,when Fordy was patron, was a 2 day event, practice at Manfeild [ spelt correctly for the locals, I am a kiwi boy ] then racing at Ohakea on the Sunday, my mate Frank Karl had his Purlpe Healey,there, and the amazing " Chry-Baker " was there too !! a 30's special, welcome from across the ditch

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