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Bob_Defly

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1,649 posts

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Friday 17th August 2012 quote quote all
Are there any good pics of Triumph cars racing in 'team' colours? Just wondering what they are...

spitfiresteve

16 posts

34 months

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Saturday 18th August 2012 quote quote all
Try a google search for ADU 1B, This will give you the colours that the spitfires raced in at Le Mans.
Apart from that I think that the works rally cars (spitfires), were a pale blue and the Dolomites and TR 7's raced in Rothmans colours, and possibly that the big saloons were white with a matt black bonnett.
There were other colour schemes in the states, for example, group 44 cars and the famous candy box
Vittesse of kastner.

Don't put too much stock in this though, as my knowledge is limited.

happy googling.


//j17

2,039 posts

109 months

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Monday 20th August 2012 quote quote all
The rally Spirfires were just power blue and the rally big saloons white with black bonnets, so not very exciting.

Le Mans colours were BRG + red/yellow/white, for both the earlier TRs

and later Spitfires


The TR7/8 rally cars were generally red/white/blue


A lot of Kas Kastner's cars raced in Quaker State colours



morgs_

710 posts

73 months

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davepoth

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85 months

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Saturday 25th August 2012 quote quote all
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Bob_Defly

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1,649 posts

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Friday 7th September 2012 quote quote all
thanks everyone.

tapkaJohnD

360 posts

90 months

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Friday 28th September 2012 quote quote all
OR
The Kastner-Brophy Vitesse



AKA The Candy Box.

John

Agrispeed

898 posts

45 months

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Friday 12th October 2012 quote quote all
there was the Spitfire 'Monaco' as well, silver IIRC, looked pretty snazzy.

rallyspit

55 posts

49 months

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Friday 12th October 2012 quote quote all
Agrispeed said:
there was the Spitfire 'Monaco' as well, silver IIRC, looked pretty snazzy.
I think you probably mean the Macau Spitfire, of which there was the original, which competed at the Macau Grand Prix and last known in the care of Canley Classics, and an extremely good replica, built by Bernard Robinson and I believe still resides at the Triumph Sports Six Club HQ in Lubenham.

Agrispeed

898 posts

45 months

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Saturday 13th October 2012 quote quote all
rallyspit said:
Agrispeed said:
there was the Spitfire 'Monaco' as well, silver IIRC, looked pretty snazzy.
I think you probably mean the Macau Spitfire, of which there was the original, which competed at the Macau Grand Prix and last known in the care of Canley Classics, and an extremely good replica, built by Bernard Robinson and I believe still resides at the Triumph Sports Six Club HQ in Lubenham.
sorry 'macau' even, my apologies which i believe has indeed been restored by Canley, as is ADU 1B and a few others, Including the gold seal spit, which was an all plastic version, with only the floor and bulkhead being metal!
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