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dandarez

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Wednesday 19th September 2012 quote quote all
Bugger!
I went to the Pistonheads Ferrari 'do' at the weekend at Silverstone, thinking 'nothing Ginetta' would be at the Revival. mad

Pleeeeasse somebody keep us up to date if it's out again.

'How' did it manage to lose a rear wheel 3 mins from the end of the race and prevent pictures everywhere in Motorsport News, Motor Sport and Autosport - it doesn't have knock-on wheels. Was it sabotage? whistle
Just joking. Not having much luck this car, what with the adventure in Aussie land. Perhaps the car doesn't like its wrong lights - see PM below.


Makes you think. If the SCCA had allowed the G10 in the USA, would the Cobra have lost its crown?

PM to Mike Newell...
CHANGE those front sidelights/indicators to the 'correct' ones.
Should be rejected during scrutineering biggrin wearing those plastic Imp things.

'How' much has been spent on that car? For the sake or originality and what, 40 quid?

Whilst on about this, anyone got a pic of the left-hand drive 'road' G10 D reg JGF outside a London showroom/street?
Can't find my pic (it's probably on these threads somewhere but I can't locate it).
Got myself, at last, some shiny new chrome Frogeye rear over-riders

for the front of the G11 (a'la G10 road car). Just think they were made for the car.

I want to position them the same. Got the height/level from this pic, need to know now how far apart they should be. Can get rough idea from this, but I'm getting pernickety in my old years!

I did ask Ivor some time back how they fixed them to the front? From what he said it looks like I need to knock up a couple of Heath-Robinson brackets. hehe


Edited by dandarez on Wednesday 19th September 15:18

geeeman

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newell was the driver
the car is owned by JCB guy (Bamford) hence the subtle JCB stickers.

geeeman

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dandarez

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I know Mike Newell drove the car and it was the Bamford one (red/black roof).

Just looked and Goodwood site says '2' G10s - that would be impossible, so was the other the Lawrence 'car'?

http://www.goodwood.co.uk/revival/news-and-coverag...

dandarez

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geeeman said:
What a way to end the race!
frown So near but so...
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dandarez

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geeeman

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oh didnt notice 2 G10s entered!!
that never even happened in the 60s...!

the timing sheets show no times for the Blue one, so guessing it didnt race



Yeh it looks like Lawrence's car. Is it not a real G10 then?

geeeman

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oh and Sir Bamford is only worth around 950 milion now, so maybe he didnt wana sort the lights out smile

lmasarati

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44 months

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Yes, confirmed. it is LNT car.

h4887

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I've put a link to a pic of the wheel coming off on the GOC forum

Geoff

dandarez

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There is a Youtube video with a blurb which conveniently says the Elans dominated. Ha ha.
Looks like the G10 has been edited out BUT you cam just see it storm off into the lead (christ, I'm so peed off at missing the Revival this year!).

Alloy bodied goldbug Elan of Stretton and Jackie Oliver 26R were no match for the G10.

At least Classic & Sportscar tells the truth and has a pic:

http://www.classicandsportscar.com/news/classic-ca...

http://www.goodwood.co.uk/revival/news-and-coverag...

Edit
Blue LNT car did race (was at end of grid). Must have been resprayed then from the earlier dark grey?



dandarez

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h4887 said:
I've put a link to a pic of the wheel coming off on the GOC forum

Geoff
That's a superb shot Geoff.
Copied your link here.
http://www.ultimatecarpage.com/gallery/31909/Ginet...

What on earth caused that, got to susp breakage surely?
Can't find any later pics when the wheel came off, to check.

geeeman

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could just be wheel nuts?

lmasarati

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Looks like the only way to see a decent photo of a classic Ginetta in a modern race is to loose a wheel... :-)

dandarez

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Autosport mag, out today, has long Goodwood feature (no pics of the G10) but it is mentioned and they said Newell fell out of the car and 'cried his eyes out'!

You'd think the swines would have at least put a picture in - they even had a column of 'rare' cars taking part. What do they think the G10 is?

dandarez

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GTRene

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104 months

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that looks like a three wheeler Ginetta.

hope the car is not to damaged.

dandarez

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One stream of Goodwood pics on Flickr now has two pics no longer viewable...
the G10 ones. Hmm.

Here are some on SupercarsNet which has 6 nice shots of both cars entered.

The Ginetta Cars (now silver blue, prev dark grey) 'G10' wink looks like it's on stilts.
http://www.supercars.net/gallery/119513/2900/3.htm...

GTRene

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indeed, very high that G10, needs to be lowered a bit, I like that "silver/blue" G10.

that Morgan +4 SLR is also a act of beauty...lovely it is.

geeeman

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a very interesting continuation G4R (Sebring Car), entered in the masters historic series, pics from race in Spa:





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