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SPITFIRE SQUADRON

SPITFIRE SQUADRON

In order to mark the 60th anniversary of the Triumph Spitfire’s first appearance in 1962, we gathered together one of each version of this popular, entry level sports car along with their enthusiastic owners .
RUSTY AND THE AV SPECIAL

RUSTY AND THE AV SPECIAL

Oamaru man Rusty Thorp was a character who lived life to the full. He loved trains, boats and cars in equal parts. Allan Dick looks at the man and the sensational car he built based on a rare French Avions Voison — a car Rusty called the ‘AV Special’.
GREG HESLER’S FORD MUSTANG BOSS 302

GREG HESLER’S FORD MUSTANG BOSS 302

Steve concludes his look at how the Boss 302 Mustang was developed for Trans-Am racing, and looks at the history of the ex-Hesler car that now resides in New Zealand.
BILL STONE - LIFE IN THE FAST LANE

BILL STONE - LIFE IN THE FAST LANE

“I didn’t have much of a formal education. I went to secondary school in Pukekohe — good at rugby, like most New Zealanders, and I was very good at metal work and technical drawing, the hands-on things. But I didn’t like school very much and left as soon as I could, with no qualifications.”

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A KIWI AT THE LE MANS CLASSIC

A KIWI AT THE LE MANS CLASSIC

After missing out due to Covid-19 last year, Christchurch racing driver Roger Townshend is finally off to Europe to take part in the Le Mans Classic at the wheel of his RS2600 Capri.
CITROËN DS21 DÉCAPOTABLE   

CITROËN DS21 DÉCAPOTABLE   

Purchased at an auction in Monaco, this Henri Chapron-designed and built beauty is now resident in New Zealand.
THE MAJOR’S JUPITER

THE MAJOR’S JUPITER

The late John Holloway, an ex-Army Major and well-known Tairua personality, owned and raced his 1951 Jupiter for many years – Jim Richardson remembers John and the time he took his Jowett for a drive.
THEY CALL HIM JOE

THEY CALL HIM JOE

Motorsport historian Gordon Campbell details the career of Joe Wright, one of our best race mechanics who is best known for his work alongside Graham McRae.

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