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mark p

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Re: AutoWeek's "Throttle-back Thursday" look at Daytona 1966 & GT40 sweep
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2019, 06:41:14 PM »
Very cool!

Does anyone know what VIN number the 1965 GT350R is on page 8?  - - Found it.  5R212
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Re: AutoWeek's "Throttle-back Thursday" look at Daytona 1966 & GT40 sweep
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2019, 12:50:41 PM »
5R212 & 5R538 both ran in the race.

5R538 looks large next to the GT40MK-1 GT-105 !

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Re: AutoWeek's "Throttle-back Thursday" look at Daytona 1966 & GT40 sweep
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2019, 12:53:55 PM »
I also like these color details from the race.

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Re: AutoWeek's "Throttle-back Thursday" look at Daytona 1966 & GT40 sweep
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2019, 10:07:40 PM »
... 5R538 looks large next to the GT40MK-1 GT-105 !
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^^^ great juxtaposition photo :o
Thanks for adding the visual  8)

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