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Vauxhall Chevette HSIn addition to sending over pics of a Magnum rally car, Neil also sent in these 3 Instamatic photos showing various rally-prepped Chevette HS rally cars as they set off from the start ramp in Yorkshire.
There are 3 Chevette photographs in all, with Neil's notes attached.
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MUM 142P - HS Chevette called "Piggy""David 'Piggy' Thompson (father of James Thompson of touring car fame) with the name 'Piggy' across the front of his Chevette HS. The name Piggy came from him being a pig farmer!"
Jimmy McRae - Toleman Group / SMT Chevette"Jim McRae (father of Colin McRae) in the SMT Chevette. This car I seem to remember was a 'clubman' specification car and only had a single cam 8 valve cylinder head. The idea of this specification was to make the car more affordable and cheaper to run for the privateer drivers."
Martin Group Chevette HS - SVS 646R"George Hill in the Martin Group Chevette HS is next down the start ramp."
Thanks again for sending the photographs featuring 70s Chevettes over, top stuff! If you're into Chevettes of all models, not just the competition cars, here are some links that may be of interest:
Chevette HS free ads page
Chevette body kits (rally car style)
Droop Snoot Group
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