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gjz30075

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65 identification
« on: August 04, 2021, 08:00:26 AM »
I have this picture of a Lotus Elan but I'm also interested in the 65, or maybe 66 with R model window,  in the background.   The pic was taken at Blackhawk Farms Raceway in the mid '70s.    I believe the plate that says ST 350 is a Wisconsin plate. 

Could anyone i.d. the car with maybe an owner or Shelby VIN?
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Re: 65 identification
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2021, 09:05:21 AM »
I don't believe that is a Wisconsin plate.
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Re: 65 identification
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2021, 09:18:36 AM »
Hmm, I think you're right.   It might the 1976 Illinois Bicentennial plate
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Re: 65 identification
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2021, 09:23:42 AM »
My thought on the plate as well, is that a California Special with lettering on the LR fender, behind the GT350 ?

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Re: 65 identification
« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2021, 03:15:58 PM »
Given the silo in the background this may have been taken at the Meadowdale Racetrack outside of Chicago. 

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Re: 65 identification
« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2021, 03:51:24 PM »
Meadowdale closed in 69.     I'm certain this photo was taken in 1976.   Blackhawk also has a silo.
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Re: 65 identification
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2021, 05:14:05 PM »
I think you have it now

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