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 Post subject: Mazda Rotarys Spectating
PostPosted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:24 pm 
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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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 Post subject: Re: Mazda Rotarys Spectating
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Do you know where and when the 3rd photo was taken by any chance?


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

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


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Thanks for sharing Dazz !!

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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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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

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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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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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