Do you own or know the whereabouts of a piece of UK Drag Racing History or just want info on a particular machine.

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 #10905  by torment
 Fri Jan 02, 2009 7:32 pm
has anyone got any photos of the dtv chevettes they could post??
i am looking for anything around the 70s especially the turbo car as i have no photos of the motor.
i can start you off with a few...
 #10906  by MotorPsycho
 Fri Jan 02, 2009 8:22 pm
Liam Maltby has got one of the bodies now I believe
 #10918  by Badger
 Sat Jan 03, 2009 1:41 pm
How clean and well presented is that ..
Pretty little car, Monza style front lights .. lovely race car. 8)
CC did a two page black and white feature-it's in one of the 78 issues I think.
 #10925  by muddytalker
 Sun Jan 04, 2009 12:23 am
Isn't that Dave Prior in one of those startline (#3) photos?
 #10932  by torment
 Sun Jan 04, 2009 2:45 pm
it is,the black and white photos are the origional promotional pictures for castrol oils.
my father steve is standing behind the turbo car with pat hart driving,steve wheatly is standing behind my car with martin ward driving is some more photos.
 #10941  by fester
 Sun Jan 04, 2009 5:03 pm
I remember they had valve springs for front suspension,,,remember thinking that it was a bit clever :D
 #10950  by torment
 Sun Jan 04, 2009 7:45 pm
think they were pontiac or packard springs i will have to check with my father.
 #10976  by hodders
 Tue Jan 06, 2009 11:30 am
I'll see what I can find of these cars. I'm sure I have a couple of shots lying around from the late 70s. Here's one I have to hand.
A wet day in 1979. Nothing to do except wander about the pits!
 #10977  by hodders
 Tue Jan 06, 2009 11:42 am
here's another. Not a brilliant shot this, but I think it was maybe 1978.
 #10979  by torment
 Tue Jan 06, 2009 1:01 pm
cheers hodders, that first shot is perfect.
i can remember the daimler in the background,thats my dad in the back of the bus and possibly swee next to him.i dont remember the bus at all much(i was only 3 at the time!)
wish i had that bus now i looks a bit more palatial than my transit!!