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Old 7 Dec 2018, 11:23 (Ref:3868524)   #1
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Mike Pendleton 1960's Formula Junior/Sports Cars/Touring Cars

I'm doing some research on my grandfather, Mike Pendleton. He competed in several disciplines during the early 60's.

A brief overview of his racing career:
  • pre-60 : I think he may have started his racing career driving a Lotus SS, but I don't have any more information
  • 1960-61 : competed in Formula Junior in a Condor Ford. Car developed by his good friends Ted Whiteaway and Mike Thorburn.
  • 1962 : purchased the Lister-Costin (#BHL130) from Mike Anthony. Registered the car with number YCD 422. Raced in sports car races across England.
  • 1963 : purchased Lotus 19 (#953) which he raced around the UK and overseas. Race of note, 1963 Nassau Speedweek in the Bahamas.
  • 1964 : raced the ex-Salvadori Jaguar MkII 3.8 (1628 VC) around the UK and Europe, with John Sparrow.
If anybody has any stories/photos/information on him I would love to hear from you!
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Old 8 Dec 2018, 10:45 (Ref:3868727)   #2
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Thanks for coming on Oliver.
Interesting activities your Grandad did back then.
It must have cost a small fortune to get out to Nassau in those days let alone take a car?
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