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September 2009


Hello all

Was at the Goodwood Revival this Sunday, had the great pleasure of watching the 50th anniversary of the Mini celebrated in race form as twenty-somthing mid-sixties Cooper 'S's thrashed it round the track.

I am currently locked in a debate about how fast these cars can actually go. All were using the 1293cc engine, my dad swears that they were reaching 120mph down the Lavant Straight. I myself am not so sure that they are capable of such speeds. Opinions?!

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Glaikit Wee Scunner {P}

In the late sixties/early seventies I remember watching Minis racing at the Ingliston Circuit. Some of the faster ones had Ford engines. Andy Barton springs to mind having a dice with the hot Firenzas/Escorts.