Author Topic: NorCal SAAC event Up close and personal with the Fliptop Cobra CSX2196  (Read 1900 times)

Migge

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Re: NorCal SAAC event Up close and personal with the Fliptop Cobra CSX2196
« Reply #15 on: March 12, 2018, 08:52:28 AM »
No pics  :(

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Re: NorCal SAAC event Up close and personal with the Fliptop Cobra CSX2196
« Reply #16 on: April 09, 2018, 05:16:35 PM »
I was fortunate to drive the car at Thunderhill with Scott Hirose as a passenger! Rich Mason who owned the car is a close friend.

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Re: NorCal SAAC event Up close and personal with the Fliptop Cobra CSX2196
« Reply #17 on: April 09, 2018, 06:28:58 PM »
I was fortunate to drive the car at Thunderhill with Scott Hirose as a passenger! Rich Mason who owned the car is a close friend.

Hi Terry,

Long time pal. You were there when I took these photos. Look closely at the last picture in the series. To the right side of the hood in the background....

Cheers,
~Earl J
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Re: NorCal SAAC event Up close and personal with the Fliptop Cobra CSX2196
« Reply #18 on: April 09, 2018, 10:55:23 PM »
I saw this car driven at an SCCA race at Pittsburg, California by Dave Ridenour in 1966.  I believe it had only recently been sold by Shelby.  It was wicked fast on that little track but very hot and a real handful for the talented Ridenour.

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Re: NorCal SAAC event Up close and personal with the Fliptop Cobra CSX2196
« Reply #19 on: April 17, 2018, 06:12:08 AM »
Please load pictures  :)

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Incredible pix Earl!

Damn, you guys talking about SAAC-1 must be OLD! Just kidding fellas...my history only goes back to SAAC-9
SAAC National member since 1981
SAAC NorCal member since 1985 (past editor, DRIVEN) Current Board Member
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Incredible pix Earl!

Damn, you guys talking about SAAC-1 must be OLD!

Tom D aka cali_kr,

Remember someone called me an OAG, but I ain't the only one...

~Earl J (OAG)
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Great photos Earl, thank you for posting them!
The last time I saw 2196 was at the "100 Years of Ford" Laguna Seca Historics. 2196 was just exiting the last turn onto the front straight and it's right front headlight was pointed to the moon. I believe it was Dick Smith's 427 that went into the corner, lost an oil cooler hose and created one of the most expensive chains of events that I had ever seen! I believe that I have photos somewhere.
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