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Re: bugeye racing history-proper documentation?

To: "Jacques Le Clainche" <jleclainche@cox.net>, "Spridgets" <spridgets@autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: bugeye racing history-proper documentation?
Date: Fri, 3 Jan 2003 13:46:29 -0600
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It's funny about trophies, etc. Some people value them, other's couldn't
care less. I bought these recently on E-bay... I thought they were very


One thing I know I'm guilty of... that's not keeping enough of the
documentation of any of my car's current racing exploits. They're all part
of its history.  If I was "Joe Organized", I'd be keeping a scrapbook of all
my years of vintage racing..., but, alas, I'm not.

By the way, the big silver ice bucket, and the silver box polished up

----- Original Message -----
From "Jacques Le Clainche" <jleclainche at cox.net>
To: "Spridgets" <spridgets@autox.team.net>
Sent: Friday, January 03, 2003 1:32 PM
Subject: RE: bugeye racing history-proper documentation?

> Spridgeteers,
> Bob, Bill, Chuck, William, etc... Thanks for all the suggestions.
> My Bugeye was raced from 1960 to early 1972- so it only had a log book for
> short time- and this was lost... As for the original roll bar - when the
> was sold to the third, non-racing owner, the roll bar was taken out and
> sold... so if it ever had a number stamped on it, that is lost too! To
> complicate matters, both first and third owner are deceased. The second
> owner moved states, is still involved with SCCA as an official, but was
> responsive to my calls for more info... He won the Castrol Winter Series
> class) just before selling the car in 1972. May be if I offer him money
> the trophy? 8-)))
> The irony is that the only photo I have of my car in racing (Riverside,
> 1968) was taken for someone who co-drove that day (and a few more times
> the original owner) but never owned the Bugeye!
> Jacques

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