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by John Clarke
Wed Oct 19, 2022 9:32 pm
Forum: Racing in Europe
Topic: Le Mans Classic 2022
Replies: 23
Views: 2603

Re: Le Mans Classic 2022

The film of the 2022 event is here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvziWGrGjMo

First few minutes has an interview with Sharlie, after that very few highlights but stick it out to the end and Mark's flat rad +4 has 2 seconds on film.

cheers
john
8-)
by John Clarke
Sun Oct 09, 2022 12:37 am
Forum: 4 cylinder Morgans
Topic: Morgan flat rad +4 YUM auction sale today
Replies: 1
Views: 228

Morgan flat rad +4 YUM auction sale today

A bit late but there is a lovely 1953 Mogan Flat Rad +4 for sale today. It all looks very correct and a good price. See Dore and Rees website in Frome Wilshire https://auctions.doreandrees.com/catalogue/ceb3c177a6ee968b9531c3247124cc11/ad74375b82a358e6eef0ce537def266d/classic-cars-the-autumn-auction...
by John Clarke
Thu Jul 07, 2022 4:47 am
Forum: Racing in Europe
Topic: Le Mans Classic 2022
Replies: 23
Views: 2603

Re: Le Mans Classic 2022

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The Deep Sanderson 301 managed 11 laps in total finishing 57th on scratch and 59th in the perfomance index. It recorded a top speed of 194.1 kph (120.6 mph).

cheers
john
8-)
by John Clarke
Mon Jul 04, 2022 2:21 am
Forum: Racing in Europe
Topic: Le Mans Classic 2022
Replies: 23
Views: 2603

Re: Le Mans Classic 2022

Grid 1 Race 3 Beautiful sunlight for the final race and all the Morgans running well. The result was Simon, Leigh and Sharlie all completing 6 laps. Simon was 36th, Leigh 39th with Sharlie 43rd Grid 1 The Final Results Leigh and FXD was the 1st prewar Mog overall completing 17 laps, then SImon and ...
by John Clarke
Mon Jul 04, 2022 12:54 am
Forum: Racing in Europe
Topic: Le Mans Classic 2022
Replies: 23
Views: 2603

Re: Le Mans Classic 2022

Grid 1 Race 2 From Simon King "all cars running wel...getting stuck into anything throgh the the bends and making up places, only then to concede again on straights. Having fun!!......We made a mistake in out first race and missed the pit window so got docked a lap..." https://live.staticflickr.com/...
by John Clarke
Sun Jul 03, 2022 3:52 am
Forum: Racing in Europe
Topic: Le Mans Classic 2022
Replies: 23
Views: 2603

Re: Le Mans Classic 2022 Race result

Grid 1 Race 1 The series 1 all finished with Leigh leading the way from Sharlie and Simon. Leigh drove solo and reported that setting sun was an issue. Problems with Sharlies engine during qually were rectifed and the car sounded much better and went quicker https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5218...
by John Clarke
Sat Jul 02, 2022 3:11 am
Forum: Racing in Europe
Topic: Le Mans Classic 2022
Replies: 23
Views: 2603

Re: Le Mans Classic 2022

Update...Saturday late evening (French time) Grid 1 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52189832189_b6a7425694_z.jpg g] Qually interrupted by slow' zones but all ok. Simon (DLJ) qualified 48th, Leigh (FXD) 51st and Sharlie (SL2490) 68th. Then there was free night practice....Simion and Sharlie took ...
by John Clarke
Tue Jun 28, 2022 2:32 am
Forum: Series I Morgans
Topic: Prudence Fawcett
Replies: 1
Views: 432

Prudence Fawcett

With LMC imminent after a 4 year lay off I was browsing the internet and found this talk by Charles Treveyan...Prudence's son

https://vimeo.com/226580497

Some excellent stories' so stick with it to the end.

cheers

john
8-)
by John Clarke
Sun Jun 05, 2022 1:10 am
Forum: Racing in Europe
Topic: Le Mans Classic 2022
Replies: 23
Views: 2603

Re: Le Mans Classic 2022

The time table for LMC 2022 has been released. https://www.lemansclassic.com/language/en/timetable/ The timings set a number of challenges for competitors and mechanics. This year, Plateau 1 will start in the middle of the night by a rolling start. This will challenge the Series 1 drivers 1) All the...
by John Clarke
Fri Feb 11, 2022 7:49 am
Forum: 4 cylinder Morgans
Topic: Morgan +4 flat rad 'supersports'
Replies: 7
Views: 1756

Re: Morgan +4 flat rad 'supersports'

I received this translation from our man in Switzerland with a little help from google translate PLUS DHC4 - THE FLAT RAD FROM THE KUCHE BY CHRIS LAWRENCE In our portrait series about very special Morgan models owned by MCS members, Peter Metz' Plus DHC4 is presented this time. This is the oldest Pl...
by John Clarke
Sun Jan 30, 2022 2:42 am
Forum: 4 cylinder Morgans
Topic: The Leatherne Bottle
Replies: 15
Views: 2969

Re: The Leatherne Bottle

Very enjoyable lunch at the Leatherne Bottle. Attendees included amongst others were Simon, Mark, Andy, Richard. Tony, Bob, Phil, Chas, Leigh and yours truely, Topics discussed were when did we last meet at the Bottle, LMC 2022 and 23? SLRs, Lawrencetune employees, Le Mans 66 flat rad supersports. C...
by John Clarke
Tue Jan 04, 2022 6:14 am
Forum: 4 cylinder Morgans
Topic: Morgan +4 flat rad 'supersports'
Replies: 7
Views: 1756

Re: Morgan +4 flat rad 'supersports'

More info on the Lawrence tune flat rad coupe. I received this as a pdf in German. Someone maybe able to decipher? https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51798934875_39477492b1_z.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51798934890_3ab7c32cfe.jpg If you PM me I can send you the pdf. cheers john 8-)
by John Clarke
Sun Jan 02, 2022 6:40 am
Forum: 4 cylinder Morgans
Topic: Morgan +4 flat rad 'supersports'
Replies: 7
Views: 1756

Morgan +4 flat rad 'supersports'

Was there such a thing? OK, well not an official supersports Apparently, Chris Lawrence used a flat rad +4 to install his experimental engines as access in a flat rad was much easier than in cowled models. My collection of Morgan books are crossing the Tasman sea so cannot verify this. Fact or ficti...
by John Clarke
Sat Dec 25, 2021 1:21 am
Forum: 4 cylinder Morgans
Topic: LMC 2022 ? Morgan +4 Entries
Replies: 20
Views: 8362

Re: LMC 2022 ? Morgan +4 Entries

LMC is back after an enforced 4 year wait. June 30th to July 3rd 2022 https://www.lemansclassic.com/language/en/2022-ticket-office-open/ A great Christmas present to all +4 entries or is it? But will it happen and if it does, will you be able to cross the Chanel and get into France?? Merry Xmas john...
by John Clarke
Thu Oct 21, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: 4 cylinder Morgans
Topic: The Fabulous SLRs
Replies: 33
Views: 12926

Re: The Fabulous SLRs

A superb effort by Billy driving Keith's SLR at the 78th Members meeting. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51620811606_3363ecf269_z.jpg Porsche vs Morgan SLR Billy came a magnificent 2nd to .....Ollie Bryant driving a Porsche 904. https://www.tsl-timing.com/file/?f=GOODWOOD/2021/214165rc1rht.pdf ...