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#1 Ronaldo

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Posted 19 February 2007 - 14:24

Somebody asked me yesterday evening (as I know all about old cars), "So who was the guy who used to drive about with a glass of water on his bonnet".

He is refering to either a televised advertisement or more likely one of the public information films popular during the sixties. I do vaguely remember this in a short film strip promoting safe driving, but who was the driver? I said that it might be Moss (S.) but then had an idea that it may have been Paddy Hopkirk.

Anyone know please?

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#2 bradbury west

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Posted 19 February 2007 - 14:44

As part of his Formula Finesse driving course IIRC, JYS used a system with a large ball in a shallow bowl, not quite the same, but similar, or a development of the glass etc, as the ball rolled out under any viloent movement..
Roger Lund.