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 #39327  by MisteR Tee
 Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:35 pm
This first pic was shared on FaceBook by Keith Seume & was initially posted on a Model B page asking for any info. As soon as I saw it on Keith's page I of course recognised it, but not only because of the dragster but where the pic was taken. It's in Whitehorse Lane outside John Bennett's house & the office of Spa Engineering where I first met him in 1963 (when this pic was taken apparently) & where I subsequently worked up until the early 80s.

I then discovered another pic of the same combo in my BHRA folders, probably at the event they were either on their way to or from. Does anyone a) recognise the Model B Limo & B) knows what show event it was?

I just spoke to JB today but unfortunately he cannot shed any light on it.
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 #39331  by MisteR Tee
 Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:20 pm
Nick Pettitt has provided all the answers as usual, over on Facebook so thanks once again. Ken Cooper took the first pic in early '63 & the other one was at Debden in March & taken by Brian Sparrow.

He identified the dates by the front axle/wheels on the dragster, as they were changed after the Debden meeting!
 #39332  by timetravel
 Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:28 pm
thinking about it the top pic was probably taken at the Custom Show held at Spa Engineering on April 14th '63. Ken Cooper who took the pic was there with his '37 Coupe.