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Morris Mini Cooper S 1964 1380cc

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Full race, highly modified Mini competing in the Classic Sports Car Club Swinging Sixties Championship.  Two race wins in 2016.  Sponsored by Grime Reaper Products Limited, and supporting Myton Hospices and Water for Kids charities.

1965 Morris Mini Cooper S appearing at Bromyard Speed Festival

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1965 Morris Mini Cooper S coming to Bromyard Speed Festival This car has been used as a sprint / Hillclimb car since 1988. It has a 1380 cc full race engine – normal classic mini stuff – Longman head and 45 DCOE Weber carburettor giving about 130 BHP. It also has an MED dog box transmission […]

Morris Mini Cooper 1275S 1964 at Bromyard Speed Festival

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“I have owned this Mini Cooper since June 1964. First registered in Hereford. Purchased direct from Downton Engineering in June 1964 as a full race Mini. Used at Prescott and Shelsley Walsh hill climbs and held class records around the country in the 60’s & 70’s. Car modified into a Historic Rally in 1995 and […]

Morris Minisprint 1960

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Morris Minisprint 1960 Neville Trickett designed and produced around 100 Minisprints in the mid 1960s, mostly for Rob Walker Garages. Between 5 and 6 inches lower than a standard car due to clever sectioning of the bodywork and windows, the Minisprint was originally intended for racing but outlawed by changes in the regulations. Most of the cars […]