Old race car pictures


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    In fact it's Silverstone International meeting 1965

    carNo. 1 Warwick Banks Cooper Car Co 999cc

    car No.15 John Rhodes Cooper Car Co. 1293

    car No.18 John Handley Broadspeed 1293

    car nearest camera is John Fitzpatrick Broadspeed 999

    The heyday of saloon car racing this with Liz Jones, Hopkirk, Montague,Lanfranchi, Ratcliffe, Marshall and Neal all on the entry list in mini Coopers amongs others.

    Great stuff any more pics Bob ? 😎

    Can we print some of these in the MCR mag ?

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    A month earlier, April '65and Fitzpatrick doesn't fair so well at Oulton in the Broadspeed…..


    Anita Taylor at the back of the grid in the little 970, entered by the Autombile Racing Drivers School. (Could have phrased that a little better :P)


    Harry Ratcliffe in his best Sunday sweateron the grid with Mike Campbell Cole's Don Moore prepared machine behind. His Vita car would finish a creditable 2nd ina star studded class that included Rhodes, Hopkirk, Neal, Lanfranchi, Clare and Fitzy amongst others.


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    Talking of Anita Taylor , she would of course go onto bigger and better things with Fords, this barrel roll made the front pages….


    She rolled the Broadspeed Angliaa week before shewas due to getmarried, all she wanted to know from the marshall was whether she'd marked her face ! The Mini driver is Roger Heavens.

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