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UCA 163D S2 at Le Mans Classic

PostPost by: Tahoe » Tue Oct 02, 2012 3:04 pm

Just recieved the latest issue of Classic Motorsports sister magazine of Grassroots Motorsports and on page 44 is a picture taken from the rear of a red S2 following a yellow Elise and a Morgan at the Le Mans Classic pre-race touring laps. Picture is almost half a page. Who's car is this? Link below, but you need to subscribe to get the digital edition. A free trial is available is that works for you.
http://classicmotorsports.net/
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PostPost by: theelanman » Tue Oct 02, 2012 3:16 pm

I know whos car it is.... :mrgreen:
could you download the pic so I could confirm.....
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PostPost by: elansprint71 » Tue Oct 02, 2012 8:46 pm

He's a well-known local reprobate with some Le Mans history to his name; I can't see the photos either, so please could you do as Gareth suggested re the linked picture?

I am reliably led to believe that, subject to the ACO listening to common sense (possibly for the first time in that club's existence) and change their rules; our afore-mentioned reprobate might be back at Le Mans for the main race, rather than the Classic, within a couple of years. 8)
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PostPost by: elansprint71 » Tue Oct 02, 2012 8:53 pm

Mister "X" and "a friend". :twisted:

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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Tue Oct 02, 2012 11:34 pm

And on the track.....
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PostPost by: theelanman » Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:45 am

sun in the eyes or a fred scuttle impersonation......

he will me most impressed I think.....:)
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PostPost by: hartley hare » Wed Oct 03, 2012 9:21 am

theelanman wrote:sun in the eyes or a fred scuttle impersonation......

he will me most impressed I think.....:)



"good evening viewers"......


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PostPost by: trw99 » Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:39 am

What are those extremely odd looking cars in the background of the first picture? :)

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Edit to clarify - Pete's photo of the Elans coming out of the pit lane
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PostPost by: Elanman99 » Wed Oct 03, 2012 12:18 pm

trw99 wrote:What are those extremely odd looking cars in the background of the first picture? :)

Tim


Which picture is the first?

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PostPost by: Tahoe » Wed Oct 03, 2012 3:15 pm

gjz30075 wrote:And on the track.....



Thanks, that is the picture as in Classic Motorsports!
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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Oct 03, 2012 4:24 pm

trw99 wrote:What are those extremely odd looking cars in the background of the first picture? :)

Tim

Edit to clarify - Pete's photo of the Elans coming out of the pit lane


They look like Morgans to me...
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PostPost by: trw99 » Wed Oct 03, 2012 5:46 pm

pharriso wrote:
trw99 wrote:What are those extremely odd looking cars in the background of the first picture? :)

Tim

Edit to clarify - Pete's photo of the Elans coming out of the pit lane


They look like Morgans to me...


Yes they are Morgans ... very odd cars, never understood their attraction and yes, I was being ironic.

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PostPost by: elansprint71 » Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:19 pm

The only car I can think of which has a damp-proof course and Bayonet tacks on the parts list! Really!
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