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 #33313  by muddytalker
 Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:21 pm
Push starts at the 1979 Town & Country Show held at Stoneleigh Park.
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Jeremy Cookson Collection
 #33314  by MrMotormind
 Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:43 pm
muddytalker wrote:A couple of scans from reports from the 1967 Racing Car Show when drag racing had a true representation at what was a circuit racing show and the ad for the 2nd High Performance Motor Show held in Manchester at Stretford Road Drill Hall and organised by the Northern Division of the BHRA. I haven't been able to locate a report from the Manchester Show. Can anyone help.
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I'm not sure the second High Performance Motor Show ever took place! As a Mancunian school kid at the time, desperate to see some Drag cars in the flesh for the first time, I remember responding to this ad (pic taken from the programme of the first event ) and standing outside the venue in the freezing cold waiting for it to open. Which it never did!!! Obviously cancelled at the last minute. I wrote off a letter of complaint a few days later to Drag Racing & Hot Rod Mag, but got no reply...
Some months later there was a Drag Racing show held at the Norbreck Hydro Hotel near Blackpool, at which I exhibited some of my plastic model Drag cars. Drag Racing & Hot Rod mentioned me in the report: 'Phil Waters has got to be the hottest modeller in the North!!' Fame at last, made a school boy very happy!
 #33315  by timetravel
 Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:42 am
muddytalker wrote:Push starts at the 1979 Town & Country Show held at Stoneleigh Park.
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Jeremy Cookson Collection
looks like '2 Ton Carmen'
 #33370  by ukdrn
 Sun May 19, 2013 8:09 pm
Can think what this is from this angle :?
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Dave Derry Picture
 #33371  by Duckndive
 Sun May 19, 2013 11:30 pm
ukdrn wrote:Can think what this is from this angle :?
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Dave Derry Picture
IS it Tony Froomes Sundowner..??

with a later / different paint job...the other thread on here never got an answer to what happened to it ??
 #33372  by timetravel
 Mon May 20, 2013 7:48 am
Duckndive wrote:
ukdrn wrote:Can think what this is from this angle :?
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Dave Derry Picture
IS it Tony Froomes Sundowner..??

with a later / different paint job...the other thread on here never got an answer to what happened to it ??
yep there's a lot of similarities to the Sundowner car.. mirrors, hand brake lever, roll cage, windscreen....
 #33375  by ukdrn
 Tue May 21, 2013 8:59 am
timetravel wrote:...maybe it's the same Dave Jones as on here with the T Altered?
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Might be Nick.
Tony told me he sold the car on and thinks it's still exits.
 #33389  by ukdrn
 Wed May 22, 2013 3:02 pm
ukdrn wrote:Can think what this is from this angle :?
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Dave Derry Picture
Interested to know if this Sundowner?
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