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Motor Racing in Rhodesia

MR Sby
65 Rhod GP
Starting grid at Salisbury, front row right is Jag D-Type OKV 3
driven by John Love with Sam Tingle in Connaught next to him.
Starting grid of the 1963 Rhodesian GP at Khumalo. Front row l to r David Prophet (Brabham BT6 Ford), John Love (Cooper T55 Climax) - Car No. 7 is Alex Blignaut's Cooper T45 Climax, No. 8 Colin Underwood's Cooper Alfa, Car No. 23 Rauten Hartman's Netuar Mk1 (Peugeot 203 engine,  later Alfa).


MR in Rhod
Cooper Borgward
Marlborough starting line 1st December 1961 -
John Love in Jimmy de Villiers' Lister Corvette, Sam Tingle in LDS Alfa (#1), Alan Gillespie in #10 ERA, Rob Duncan in #12 Lotus 11, Colin Underwood #8 Cooper-JAP, AC Bristol is Eric Glasby or Edwards. Third car on front row possibly Mike Harris Cooper 41 Borgward. Thanks to Rob Young for car/driver IDs.
Cooper Borgward driven by Mike Harris


Parnell R3
Ugly
Lotus 49, chassis R3, in Peter Parnell colours at Bulawayo. Ex
John Love Team Gunston car, later went back to John Love - Fitted
with a Cosworth DFV engine. Currently in a museum in the UK.
 1967 No. 43 Reymount Alpha, a rather unusual home built racing car at Bulawayo, owned by Arthur Moutrey.


GT40 GT40
Ed Nelson's GT40 at Bulawayo
David Prophet's GT40 at Bulawayo


Mini
Cortina
Modified mini believed inspired by the Neville Trickett Mini Sprint GTR race car, at Bulawayo - Possibly built by George Armstrong
Eiberg Motors sponsored Ford Cortina at Bulawayo owned and driven by Garry Ainscough.


Lola
Lola
John Love's Gunston Lola T70 MK3B SL76/138 Mike De Udy Lola T70 MK3B SL76/149


Cortina
Mirage
Scamp Porter Renault R8
No. 81 Mirage Mk2 Steve Mellett


Huntley Jag D-Type
Tingle - Huntley
Huntley Jag D-Type
Sam Tingle leading Huntley




Many thanks to Doug Brown for the photos above


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