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Old 21 Feb 2020, 14:04 (Ref:3959031)   #528
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Originally Posted by John Elwin View Post
Seems it was a rally car before Ford loaned it to Alan Mann for the '63 British GP-supporting saloon car race, considered to be the most important of the year. Mann himself drove it to a 3-litre class win after a long battle with John Coundley's Mercedes. Evidently the Zodiac's advantage was that it could take the old Woodcote flat out, unlike the Merc.
No idea of what model Merc but would imagine swing-arm IRS? At least Zodiac was more sophisticated than that.....

If we’re talking MK4, that is.

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