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Graham

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16,125 posts

196 months

Thursday 20th September 2012
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Nice bit of 90-91 Tuscan Video


Martin gets quite a few mentions as doe mr reid hehe

http://youtu.be/MDg8zYbFRtE

YRRunner

1,638 posts

128 months

Thursday 20th September 2012
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yikes Should have called it the TVR Tuscan Drift & Grasstrack Challenge!!

Guillotine

5,471 posts

176 months

Thursday 20th September 2012
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LUV THAT!

Keithyboy

1,905 posts

182 months

Thursday 20th September 2012
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clap

7 TVR

2,552 posts

80 months

Friday 21st September 2012
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Thanks Graham great motivation!
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tbdgriff500

1,601 posts

115 months

Friday 21st September 2012
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motivation to wrap them up in cotton wool and never go near a track again with driving like that! did they have oil on all their tyres or what! laugh

Guillotine

5,471 posts

176 months

Friday 21st September 2012
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biggrin

THOSE 350bhp Rv8s ran on 16" crossplys!!! eek

RetroWheels

3,232 posts

183 months

Friday 21st September 2012
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Another one of the names on the video Chris Maries , great driver and a propper racer who will be mixing it as usual, tommorow at Oulton in BARC Sports/Saloons in his E30 BMW.

What he doesn't know about racing Rover V8 Tuscan's isn't worth knowing .











Edited by RetroWheels on Saturday 22 September 05:49

wadsapple

2,867 posts

99 months

Saturday 22nd September 2012
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Spooky........... it was only yesterday afternoon that i was talking about the man with chris founder of streber motorsport,he ran fluxie and 9 other cars in the day.good to put a face to the name.

GC8

17,256 posts

102 months

Wednesday 9th January 2013
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RetroWheels said:
Another one of the names on the video Chris Maries , great driver and a propper racer who will be mixing it as usual, tommorow at Oulton in BARC Sports/Saloons in his E30 BMW.

What he doesn't know about racing Rover V8 Tuscan's isn't worth knowing .



Is that his original 1989 Tuscan Challenge car?

Hes a bit fat, isnt he? hehe

Edited by GC8 on Sunday 13th January 15:23

RetroWheels

3,232 posts

183 months

Wednesday 9th January 2013
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GC8 said:
Hes a bit fat, isnt he? hehe
I think Tuscan's suit the bigger boned gentleman.. have you seen a DTEC paddock lately ?

Not Chris's old TVR BTW, but one that will have shared many Grids with his car.

GC8

17,256 posts

102 months

Thursday 10th January 2013
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I asked because his original car was red - number nine IIRC.

RetroWheels

3,232 posts

183 months

Saturday 12th January 2013
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Another video here .. Zandvoort 1994.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1AWX_F0NDE

YRRunner

1,638 posts

128 months

Sunday 13th January 2013
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No cut out bonnets (other than PW's by the look of it). How did induction differ back then? I don't think JR's windscreen bottom induction system was around back then yet, was it?

NTEL

5,043 posts

152 months

Sunday 13th January 2013
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They are RV8 on carbs with a plenum box

GC8

17,256 posts

102 months

Sunday 13th January 2013
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RetroWheels said:
GC8 said:
Hes a bit fat, isnt he? hehe
I think Tuscan's suit the bigger boned gentleman.. have you seen a DTEC paddock lately ?

Not Chris's old TVR BTW, but one that will have shared many Grids with his car.
I havent seen a Tuscan since I saw Chris's when it was brand new.

wadsapple

2,867 posts

99 months

Tuesday 15th January 2013
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Darren Hi

I,m a little confused here as i am watching video footage of a GT race from 2001 at silvestone which has Micheal Caine and Bobby V Roe driving a black speed 12 and another speed 12 driven by Johnathon Roland that one is white and then there is a speed six car ( cerb ?).There is onboard footage from all three cars.As far as i have been reading on other forums on here there was only ever one speed 12 racing is this a spoof video i,m watching ?Hope not as the Caine car is leading and up against a serious lister Storm and a Viper.coffee

450Nick

3,792 posts

124 months

Tuesday 15th January 2013
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Get it on youtoooob! Nah they made 5 engines IIRC... Not sure at which period in time but there were definitely at least 2 running at the same time if not more - just the 1 road car though

wadsapple

2,867 posts

99 months

Tuesday 15th January 2013
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I had seen the Black one racing but not seen this car it was racing with these sponsors on the side.....


wadsapple

2,867 posts

99 months

Tuesday 15th January 2013
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450Nick said:
Get it on youtoooob! Nah they made 5 engines IIRC... Not sure at which period in time but there were definitely at least 2 running at the same time if not more - just the 1 road car though
i wish i could but i only have it on disc and it is of the whole race british GT over half hour anyway