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#1 hipperson

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 09:30

This is another great Nick Loudon shot this time of Mike Spence
I would appreciate an ID on the circuit/date/meeting etc

Thank you

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#2 john winfield

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 10:16

I would plump for the Race of Champions at Brands, March 1965. Mike did run with no. 6 elsewhere that year but it looks like the entry to Druids, with a narrow verge, relatively tight lock on the steering etc. I don't think it's either Goodwood of the GP at Silverstone, two other British races where he carried no. 6. Could be completely wrong!

#3 hipperson

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 10:33

Thanks John....that was a place where Nick stood

#4 hipperson

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 10:38

If it was 1965 ROC...Spence won on aggregate with Lotus 33/R9
As you say No6

#5 hipperson

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 11:11

OK..........I had the answer at my fingertips with Peter Darley's bible..'Jim Clark : Life at Team Lotus'.
I now know this because he has just rung me......

John W was right.....ROC 1965
but Paddock Hill Bend
Chassis was R11 not R9

QED.

#6 pete53

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 11:19

Brands yes, but I don't think it is Druids. More like Paddock Hill Bend. The spectator bank at Druids was higher than in this picture. I am looking at another photo which is definitely Paddock Hill and sure enough there is Ferodo and Dunlop advertising.

#7 hipperson

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 11:22

Spot on Pete !

#8 Tim Murray

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 11:30

Chassis was R11 not R9

The F1R Black Book and DCN's Theme Lotus both say R9.

#9 hipperson

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 11:51

Mr Darley called again !

R11 was a spare car for Spence.......recognisable by a higher exhaust system
The photo could be either R9 or R11 as you can't see the exhaust !



#10 bradbury west

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 11:53

I never need a reason to bump the Nick Loudon photo-thread;
http://forums.autosp...p;#entry4752001
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#11 Roger Clark

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 16:29

Mr Darley called again !

R11 was a spare car for Spence.......recognisable by a higher exhaust system
The photo could be either R9 or R11 as you can't see the exhaust !

Did Spence drive R11? I know Clark did and with a T number.