Nope, I haven't seen that one. I've got the one of you leading the Alfa and the
Triumph in http://www.gordon-glasgow.org/gallery5.html.
Howard Fletcher wrote:
> Gordon, & All
> Did I send you a favourite racing photo of the one of the 3 fastest big
> Healeys in Australia behind me at Amaroo Park (NSW,Australia) in 97-8?
> (Actually, he was 2/10ths of a second faster in that practice session, on
> 60 sec laps)
> Anyway, that is where Healeys should be - behind a Datsun 2000.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Atchison [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, 7 February 2000 5:59
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Austin-Healey on the Horizon
> About 3 summers ago, I was asked to provide timing and scoring
> services for a hillclimb race
> for the national Healey Club meet in Park City, Utah.
> Neat bunch of people from all alol over the US and even
> some cars and owners from England,
> but as previously mentioned on this list,
> many of the cars were trailered, HIGH $ restorations.
> Almost all of the drivers who signed up for the hillclimb race
> had never driven a hillclimb before,
> they all had a wonderful time with their cars
> and it was one of the most easy going races I have ever worked.
> Only mishap was highly modified big Healey with a V8
> that reved the motor at the start line,
> dumped the clutch,
> the car leaped about a foot,
> made a horrible noise and parts began falling out
> the bottom of the car.
> It snapped a driveshaft Ujoint,
> pushed the motor forward enough that the fan
> hit the radiator.
> Owner took it well, saying 'that's racing'.
> Beautiful bunch of cars,
> but obviously much higher in the collector
> car pecking order than our beloved
> Datsun roadsters.
> John Atchison
> 69 2000
> Idaho Falls, ID
> >Uh oh. I started looking at the Austin Healeys and I've got the bug! Great
> >thing is, so has my wife!
> >Anyone have experience with these cars?