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Re: Lets get some cobra pictures back up!
« Reply #210 on: April 16, 2022, 03:19:43 PM »
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Re: Lets get some cobra pictures back up!
« Reply #211 on: November 22, 2022, 07:44:34 PM »
Here are some pics I came across of CSX2035, Bob Razelle, at Westwood, British Columbia, Canada, one I zoomed in, but the

resolution is crap ! probably '63 or '64, according the information in my 2008 4th. edition of the registry. Any other photos of it ?

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Re: Lets get some cobra pictures back up!
« Reply #212 on: November 23, 2022, 08:38:54 AM »
ex-racer Bobby Rahal in his 289 Cobra street roadster at last week's Ponte Vedra Auto Show in Florida.

Does anyone know which CSX chassis number it is?

About two years ago, Rahal had a red 289 Cobra that was featured in a Petersen Museum YouTube video. Does anyone know whether this is the same car now repainted black, or is this a different car?



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Re: Lets get some cobra pictures back up!
« Reply #213 on: November 23, 2022, 09:12:31 AM »
This is a different car. It was purchased by Mr. Rahal almost two years ago from a gentleman in Denver, CO. Previous owners include Kenny Passerelli, and Eddie O'Brien. I do not have the CSX number handy.

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Re: Lets get some cobra pictures back up!
« Reply #214 on: November 23, 2022, 10:26:54 AM »
This is a different car. It was purchased by Mr. Rahal almost two years ago from a gentleman in Denver, CO. Previous owners include Kenny Passerelli, and Eddie O'Brien. I do not have the CSX number handy.

I believe thats CSX2545, originally white, then black, red, and back to black again.
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Re: Lets get some cobra pictures back up!
« Reply #215 on: November 23, 2022, 11:32:53 AM »
This is a different car. It was purchased by Mr. Rahal almost two years ago from a gentleman in Denver, CO. Previous owners include Kenny Passerelli, and Eddie O'Brien. I do not have the CSX number handy.

I believe thats CSX2545, originally white, then black, red, and back to black again.

yep, confirmed by Ned via Facebook as well

update: I've also confirmed that the red 289 Cobra in the YouTube video is a Kirkham replica
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Re: Lets get some cobra pictures back up!
« Reply #216 on: November 23, 2022, 03:09:29 PM »
I was just part of the restoration team on this Cobra……CSX2026

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Re: Lets get some cobra pictures back up!
« Reply #217 on: December 18, 2022, 11:39:46 PM »
I believe this to be Jerry Hansen's  CSX2026 in 1964, don't know what track, looks to be a cold day !

From the registry, I wonder if that's the Corvette that Hansen beat, who's owner was so frustrated that he bought CSX2026  ;)

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Re: Lets get some cobra pictures back up!
« Reply #218 on: January 17, 2023, 07:58:35 AM »
The ex-Shelby racing team Cobra (CSX2002) was raced five times at Mosport in 1963 by Eppie Wietzes.

Does anyone know exactly which race this photo is from?

The tape pattern over the headlamps is probably the most telltale clue as the car wore #54 often that season.

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Re: Lets get some cobra pictures back up!
« Reply #219 on: January 17, 2023, 08:36:19 AM »
Thank You very much !   

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Re: Lets get some cobra pictures back up!
« Reply #220 on: January 17, 2023, 12:59:11 PM »
To SunDude:

It's the September 1963 St. Eugene sports car races for Eppie (2002).

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Re: Lets get some cobra pictures back up!
« Reply #221 on: January 17, 2023, 05:46:32 PM »
To SunDude:

It's the September 1963 St. Eugene sports car races for Eppie (2002).

Thanks! I think you're right, even though the website where I found that photo said it was Mosport.

I just found two dated/credited photos from the same race at St. Eugene/Connor Airport. The second pic has the same black tape pattern over the headlamps. In addition, the hay bales along the course seem to match my first webfind pic.

(fun fact: the old St. Eugene/Connor Airport track is just 108km/67miles from where I now live)



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