These were the twin-cam Anglias of defending champion Paul Fahey and newcomer David Simpson. The cars were al-most identical, down to having very similar streamlined noses. However, as astonishing as this was, more was to follow.
Fahey had a win that day and set a new lap record of 1.44.4s. A week later, both were on the small, rough, tough road circuit at Renwick where Simpson won after Fahey retired.
Then, three weeks later, at the season’s second meeting back at Pukekohe, both cars appeared with major and unusual body modifications.
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