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Discussion in 'Vintage (thru 365 GTC4)' started by PSk, Mar 7, 2004.

  1. PSk

    PSk F1 World Champ

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    The historic demonstration was good this year. The cars included:

    - Maserati 250F ... driven by Stirling Moss for the demonstration.
    - 3 or 4 ERAs.
    - A couple of Bugattis (Type 35s ?, but that would be my guess).
    - Many MGs.
    - Lovely Alfa Romeo 1750 Supercharged spyder ...
    - Many others, ie. Australian specials, etc.

    Also there was a Lola T70, and a replica '64 250 GTO, and a replica 206S Dino. A F40 and a F40 LM (yes Roland I checked, the brace between the rear struts was straight, so I think it was genuine) a few Lambos, etc.

    Unfortunately I missed hearing the 250 GTO replica as I was still walking to the stand when it was shown on the big screens ... and all I could hear was the Lola T70 :D ... owe well that is the closest I have come to a 250GTO sound (I was a lot closer when it was in the historic tent ;)).

    Photos coming.

    Pete
     
  2. PSk

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    No chassis numbers (good test for Wayne :)) but here is an Alfa Romeo 1750 Supercharged (and a 328 BMW in the back ground), ERA and 2 photos of a Maserati 4CTL (front and cockpit):
     
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    Offy power race car and the awesome 250F:
     
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    '64 250GTO replica (and 206S replica in the back ground) and Lola T70:
     
  5. PSk

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    The business end of a F40 LM and I think a Pagani (both not really historics but for some reason they were hiding in the same tent):
     
  6. tdc911

    tdc911 Formula 3

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    A couple of things, firstly the last photo isn't of a Pagani but a Jaguar XJR-15. The F40 LM's chassis number is 97881 and is the most powerful GTC specification.

    The Maserati 250 F is a reproduction, albeit a very good one built to exact specifications and using original parts.

    Lastly, why do you say the Ferrari 206 S Dino is a replica?
     
  7. amenasce

    amenasce Two Time F1 World Champ
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    That 64 really looks like a replica ! The curves are too squary :)
     
  8. PSk

    PSk F1 World Champ

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    My bad on the Jaguar XJR-15, not really up on these supercar thingies.

    As for the 206S being a replica, there is another post somewhere that discusses the car when it was at Philip Island and that stated it was a David Piper replica.

    Pete
     

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