Mechanical Productions Blog – “Chris Clearihan’s Alfetta which he raced in the 1980s in supercar class. I remember this car being nearly unbeatable; Chris mentioned that he reached 180 mph at Sandown racetrack (Calder) sometime in the mid-80s“
Imagine the noise!
Ferrari won at Le Man’s with it’s 330 TRI/LM.
Saab took it’s third straight win at Monte Carlo with it’s Iconic 96 Sport.
The Mini took the Touring car crown in the UK.
Graham Hill was the World Champion.
The “Leader Card Special” an Offenhauser engined Watson won the Indy
Fireball Roberts in Pontiac #22 won just over $24000 for winning the Daytona 500
MV Augusta won the 500 Championship and the Senior TT
and Morini “lost” the 250 crown to Readman and the Honda RC162
Alfa Romeo gave us the Giulia in 1962 (ok not this one, but I couldn’t resist)
and Maserati the beautiful Sebring……
Other notable car lauches include MG’s B model, Triumphs Spitfire and Simca’s pretty Coupe.
Most notably on today’s date, I celebrate the 50th anniversary of my birth. Happy Birthday me!