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#1 Post by Dazz » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:24 pm

I like looking at older motor racing pictures, and always pay attention to things that are in the background.

In these pictures it's not the actual subject matter, but what is in the background.

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these next two pictures are particularly interesting, one I saw quite a while ago, the drag racing one I saw today but something was immediately familiar.

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#2 Post by Toyo Kogyo » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:09 pm

Do you know where and when the 3rd photo was taken by any chance?



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#3 Post by Dazz » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:57 pm

pretty sure Symmons Plains, I'll see if I can confirm


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#4 Post by Toyo Kogyo » Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:26 pm

Thanks, that's what i thought. I wish i could read the number plate on the RX3....



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#5 Post by Ale » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:52 pm

Thanks for sharing Dazz !!


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#6 Post by Rotated6_2 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:00 pm

Couldn't have been too many 929s with the half vinyl roof floating around back then! :D
The owner obviously liked his motorsport! 8)


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#7 Post by Dazz » Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:35 am

Toyo Kogyo wrote:Do you know where and when the 3rd photo was taken by any chance?
date was 2-Mar-1980

lots more photos from that meeting http://oldmotorsportphotos.com.au/galle ... index.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


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#8 Post by Toyo Kogyo » Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:31 pm

date was 2-Mar-1980

Cheers, thanks for that. Will be showing previous owner of my car to see if that was him!



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#9 Post by Dazz » Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:41 pm

Rotated6_2 wrote:Couldn't have been too many 929s with the half vinyl roof floating around back then! :D
The owner obviously liked his motorsport! 8)
what makes you think it's not an RX-4?


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#10 Post by Dazz » Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:43 pm

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