Weird, or unusual racing cars

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Post by theracer120 » 1 year ago

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What is that.

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 year ago

Heinkel / Trojan 3 wheeler's (although I see a couple of Messerschmitts in the mix. I believe the Heinkel / Trojans were made under licence in Argentina for a while, and suspect this may have been some local crazy series.

As an aside, yes, the Trojan name is the same organisation that went on from 3 wheeler production (under ownership of Peter Agg) to ultimately own Elva cars, making race cars for McLaren and also under their own name in F5000 and F1.

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Post by Michael Ferner » 1 year ago

theracer120 wrote:
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What is that.
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Post by theracer120 » 1 year ago

Good one.

I figured they might have been BMW Isettas or something like that.

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 year ago

theracer120 wrote:
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Good one.

I figured they might have been BMW Isettas or something like that.
Same thing really, as the basic car was Italian designed and manufactured under license by different companies in different markets and often branded accordingly.

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Post by PTRACER » 1 year ago

I'm not even sure what THIS is:

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Post by EB » 1 year ago

It's a pic I posted here many years ago. A Kurtis.


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It seems an insult to have a Mini Moke in an International 12 hour race competing against a Ferrari 250LM, but there you go.

The Moke was entered by Barry Seton/Charlie Smith as a Morris Sports in the 1966 Rothmans 12 Hour International Sports Car Race at Surfers Paradise. Jackie Stewart/Andy Buchanan won the race in the #3 Ferrari shown passing the Moke.

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Post by EB » 6 months ago

Herk's Mallard, bless him.

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Post by Roys1981 » 6 months ago

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Chaparrall 2H
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This is insane, I really wander if this influenced the car in a good way somehow. Was this just a 1 time tryout?

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John wrote:
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Chaparrall 2H
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This is insane, I really wander if this influenced the car in a good way somehow. Was this just a 1 time tryout?
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