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by Victoracing
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Cars in UK
Replies: 21
Views: 8706

Re: Cars in UK

Lost Courier Mark II

UK registration 888 AHO

Dunbar, elva.com forum

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by Victoracing
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Who is new
Topic: New ELVA 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 5061

Re: New ELVA 2017

Aw c'mon . . . you were thinking that too.

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by Victoracing
Tue Mar 03, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Different Wilmot Hills video, 1960s
Replies: 0
Views: 611

Different Wilmot Hills video, 1960s

Greg Doerr racing movies, several years at Wilmot Hills in Wisconsin. The Courier footage is from Midwest Council of Sports Car Clubs, July and August 1962 Car 11 ep ... a RHD Courier, black primer; black with red door repair; bright silver repaint; main focal point Driver Bob Doerr Car 72 ep ... a ...
by Victoracing
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Wheel Art, nee 72 spokes
Replies: 11
Views: 3253

Re: Wheel Art, nee 72 spokes

The Kelsey/Hayes 16" wire wheel fitted to 1935 Fords.

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Bought 1972 for the planned Model A hiboy hot rod.
Long before billet, rats, and TROG.
and my LBCs...
by Victoracing
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Cars in UK
Replies: 21
Views: 8706

Re: Cars in UK

Trevor Kemp Mk.II Courier

a two-owner car; originally registered by Chris Painter in the UK May 1960 as 196 NBH

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RAD photo from FORUM ad Feb.2020
by Victoracing
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Where did you find your Elva?
Replies: 0
Views: 1791

Where did you find your Elva?

Do people come up to you and ask "where the hell did you find an Elva?" . field find.jpeg barn find.jpg 200-14-R blue small.jpg 200-14-R.jpg notch coupe small.jpeg coupe small.jpg Sebring C4-T caged interior small copy.png been there....jpg castaway.jpg 26L Sedgewick 216.jpg Custom.jpg swamp thing ...
by Victoracing
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: McLaren - ELVA family resemblance
Replies: 0
Views: 1056

McLaren - ELVA family resemblance

You decide . . .

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nose   Pope-Toledo  -  McELVA copy.png
We don't need no stinkin' windshield
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black is beautiful
by Victoracing
Wed Nov 27, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Who is new
Topic: New ELVA 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 5061

Re: New ELVA 2017 - 2020 model year

A photo from the McLaren website, Nov.2019

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by Victoracing
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: What is for sale
Topic: 1958 Courier 100/15/L, Oritt, east coast, Nov.2019
Replies: 0
Views: 1109

1958 Courier 100/15/L, Oritt, east coast, Nov.2019

Mike Oritt is offering his Courier for sale.

https://forum.vrgonline.org/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=680

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https://forum.vrgonline.org/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=680






FYI only. No financial interest in the sale.
gc
by Victoracing
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Who is new
Topic: New ELVA 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 5061

Re: New ELVA 2017 - Fall 2019

Here is a teaser from Roger's email signature, October 2019.

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by Victoracing
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: What is for sale
Topic: Ultra rare Sebring Courier Mk.4-T … SOLD Jan.2020
Replies: 0
Views: 1254

Ultra rare Sebring Courier Mk.4-T … SOLD Jan.2020

Here is your chance to secure one of the six lightweight Mk.4-T Couriers. This race car project is a newly discovered barn find. Chassis number unknown, but the evidence shows it to be originally RHD, MGB powered chassis with fiberglass floors and doors. The frame and body are in fantastic shape; f...
by Victoracing
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: The faces behind the cars
Replies: 4
Views: 2245

Re: The faces behind the cars, . . the Hoepers, WI

Ray Hoeper advises son Mason on his first event racing Courier 100/106/L.
The Wisconsin team ran the ELVF at Road America, September 2019.

Still taken from Mason's Youtube post, in-car camera.
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by Victoracing
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: The faces behind the cars
Replies: 4
Views: 2245

Re: The faces behind the cars

Richard Stockton
Havertown, PA

the alloy Mk.IV sports 1960-62
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by Victoracing
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Dave Roethel Mk.IV sports
Replies: 0
Views: 1176

Dave Roethel Mk.IV sports

Washington,DC racer Roethel drove the Mk.IV sports 100/86 around the Mid-Atlantic tracks in the mid '60s. Dave's daughters found and shared some photos with me. A National win at Marlboro, MD on April 3, 1966. Note the virgin front fender line on car #1. The Six-hour Enduro on Oct.15, 1967 in car #1...
by Victoracing
Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Wheel Art, nee 72 spokes
Replies: 11
Views: 3253

Re: Wheel Art, nee 72 spokes

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the wobbly
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by Victoracing
Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: What is for sale
Topic: Formula Junior 200 / BMC on east coast, Sept.2019
Replies: 0
Views: 1116

Formula Junior 200 / BMC on east coast, Sept.2019

Ralph Salomon's FJ 200/004 is being offered for sale.

Seen on the east coast and SVRA COTA, the red racer in the Clifford team of FJrs. based in NY.

http://race-cars.com/carsales/elva/1568 ... 0930ss.htm
by Victoracing
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: My photos are too large to post . . SOLUTION
Replies: 1
Views: 1526

Re: My photos are too large to post . . SOLUTION

I hope this is obvious but then refer to last paragraph, above.

Click on any of the posted photos to see a nice, large image.
by Victoracing
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Monterey Pre-historics 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 1051

Monterey Pre-historics 2019

SportsCarDigest photos

Racing the week before the big event.

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happier day
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Kirkwood Courier 149L
by Victoracing
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Lime Rock Historic Festival 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 788

Lime Rock Historic Festival 2019

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fast company LRP 19 parade.jpg
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Images from BaT story, 10 Sept.2019

more at Events . . Race report . . Lime Rock 2019
by Victoracing
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Links to things or places of interest
Topic: Alan Patterson, ELVA racer
Replies: 3
Views: 3531

Re: Alan Patterson, ELVA racer Postscript Mk.IV sr

Postscript, Monterey Historics 2019


Son Chris Patterson wrecked the Mk.IV 100/87 but was not hurt.

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Chris Patterson, Monterey 19 wreck 100-87.jpg
by Victoracing
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Caption time
Replies: 1
Views: 911

Re: Caption time

Garden State Parkway northbound on a summer Sunday night.
by Victoracing
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, group
Replies: 8
Views: 6167

Re: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, group

A gift from the grave…

Stan Mason has posted race footage from Bob Engberg's Mk.II sports in-car camera. Fast and smooth in the first session on a track he had never seen.

Rest in peace Bob Engberg.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-YDw2-piOk
by Victoracing
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: What do you need
Topic: GT6 disk brake parts NEEDED for update
Replies: 4
Views: 1912

GT6 disk brake parts NEEDED for update

. . . . . :? I am ready to convert 100/66/L to front disk brakes . It now has stock 1959 drum brakes. I need the hard parts, or at least the part numbers, size, make and year of bits that will work together. ie: uprights (vertical link) stub axle upper ball joint lower trunnion hub for 4" bc, stock ...
by Victoracing
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: The faces behind the cars
Replies: 4
Views: 2245

Re: The faces behind the cars: Hank Giffin

Admiral Giffin, retired

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by Victoracing
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Caption time
Replies: 1
Views: 911

Caption time

2019-Silverstone- Mini wide start copy.jpg

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Owner: you finished 27th

Driver: but that's top half the sheet!
by Victoracing
Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: What is for sale
Topic: 1963 Elva Courier MK 3 for sale // SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 2664

Re: 1963 Elva Courier MK 3 for sale

Reported SOLD . August 2019
Richard Knight, UK . (RAD info)
by Victoracing
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: What is for sale
Topic: E1042 up again July 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 1275

E1042 up again July 2019

NOLA sports is listing Bud Byrnes' E1042 on Bring-a-Trailer auction site July 25, 2019. Long history in Europe with Yanks Lutz and Osteen. Very early fit MGB 1800 from factory. Byrnes' history well documented on west coast and Indy,white #11, including huge wreck. Bud rebuilt the car and Haydel (NOL...
by Victoracing
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: What is for sale
Topic: 100/141/L custom roller F/S . . Nov.2018 . . . again July 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 1912

100/141/L custom roller F/S . . Nov.2018 . . . again July 2019

Courier 141L has surfaced again in central Virginia. Current owner Mark Smith has an ad in Hemmings. https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/elva/courier/2190136.html?refer=alert Asking price for the Courier is $16,500 an MGA 1622 parts car is available for a bit more money Mark describes...
by Victoracing
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Wheel Art, nee 72 spokes
Replies: 11
Views: 3253

Re: Wheel Art, nee 72 spokes

Caption contest time again.

a) Whats wrong with this picture?
b) Nothing wrong with this picture.
c) Henry Ford, innovator
d) "T" donor vehicle

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Ford un-swapped