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#1 Wolf

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Posted 26 March 2006 - 10:43

I'm posting this thread and pictures on behalf of ry6. Those photos were taken at Kitwe. Car number (1)3 is Rex Hutton in his Cooper Vincent at Garneton. The other car is a mystery. Can anyone perhaps identify it?

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#2 ry6

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Posted 26 March 2006 - 14:07

I believe the myster car may be Phil Liebenberg's Zephyr Special.

My good mate David McEwen, who saw some of the Kitwe races of the time, cannot identify it but remarks usefully that the tail is certainly long enough to accomodate a straight six.

Interesting and somewhat innovative machine though for 1960, rear engined, and in an area far from a good supply of racing parts.

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Posted 11 June 2006 - 16:55

Originally posted by macoran
Posting pics for ry6

It shows Vic de Haas in his consul special leading Ralph Penrose Austin Healey at Garneton.


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It cannot be late 50's as Mike says. Because the BMW 2002 is more modern than that and the sportycar is quite modern too.

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If a thread Northern Rhodesian already exists please merge....I didn't find one yet.