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#2551 eurocardoc

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Posted 09 February 2019 - 15:52

Indeed, Jonsie and Brian McGuire shared a house in Chiswick, selling VW buses to the green Aussies arriving in the UK. They along with Alan McCulley (a Kiwi) travelled around in an orange converted bus as 'AIRO', sometime their mechanisc (name eludes me) would run a BT21 also.

The whole surrounding block was a sea of VWs, the 'story' was that the boys themselves had just finished a European tour and were selling their VW before returning home, they advertised on the bulletin board at Australia House



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#2552 charles r

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Posted 09 February 2019 - 16:46

WDC-champion-to-be Alan Jones. I bet there was some fruity language.

He was a big lad even then....



#2553 charles r

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Posted 09 February 2019 - 17:11

 



#2554 charles r

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Posted 09 February 2019 - 17:24

Apologies if these have been posted before, but it just illustrates how lucky those of us who were growing up with this quality of motor racing in the late 60's early 70's, a golden era.

 


Edited by charles r, 09 February 2019 - 17:25.


#2555 raceannouncer2003

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Posted 10 February 2019 - 06:20

On August 9-11, at the British Columbia Historic Motor Races at Mission, BC, we will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of the opening of the Westwood track in 1959.  I found a few things on Youtube:

 

A couple of links with photos from the early Westwood days.  The first one has many photos from opening day.  But no, Pedro Rodriguez never drove a Ferrari there.

 

 

 

And video of the Players/GM race at the last weekend at Westwood in 1990.  When the winner, Spenard, is being interviewed at the end, my son Brian (age 9) is sitting on the guardrail behind him.  Brian just turned 38.  After that, I am handing the microphone to Spenard on the podium.

 

 

Vince H.


Edited by raceannouncer2003, 10 February 2019 - 06:22.


#2556 charles r

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Posted 10 February 2019 - 09:00

Oulton Park - 1971 Gold Cup

 



#2557 nexfast

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Posted Yesterday, 07:32

A documentary with voice-off in Portuguese about the Circuito da Boavista international races of 1956. You can skip the first 5 minutes, it is about Oporto city, though it is interesting to see everybody in suit and tie attending the race. Salvadori and De Portago featuring amongst the locals.

 

 

http://www.cinematec...QhmYquoWP7MVweQ