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Old 30 April 2007, 05:13   #1
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One for ageing petrol heads

Any of you remember this?
Motor racing when men were men and no one had invented Health and safety.

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Any thing where Murray Walker is doing the talking bit is tops...

And yes Pre ABS and traction controle is just so much more fun to watch.
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What model is the leading car in Part one, GMC or Pontiac or neither?, as I was a mere twinkle in my fathers eye at that era whatever it is in the straights it blasts away, round the bends those Escorts are all over it.
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Chevy Camaro, Escort and Viva. Gerry Marshall eh, that brings back memories.
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whatever it is in the straights it blasts away, round the bends those Escorts are all over it.
That'll be down to the extra 4 cylinders and 3.2 odd litres.


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Gerry Marshall eh, that brings back memories.
I remember a great photo of Mr Marshalls slightly oversized frame being dragged by his legs through the drivers window of a well crumpled Firenza.
Classic (in more ways than one).
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...being dragged by his legs through the drivers window of a well crumpled Firenza.
I was going to make a crack about them being firenza his, but I'll not bother.
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