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1955 Monte Carlo Rally Glasgow start

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Re: 1955 Monte Carlo Rally Glasgow start

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Graham,
Don’t forget the DE36 limousine that also participated one year, apparently overtook many teams in the snowy conditions, the weight and stability of the car “parting the Red Sea” so to speak!
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Re: 1955 Monte Carlo Rally Glasgow start

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I didn’t know that Peter!
Is it Daimler Days?
Quite a barge to take over mountain passes not to mention the fuel used.
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Re: 1955 Monte Carlo Rally Glasgow start

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They made it Doris the Daimler completed route to Monte Carlo from Glasgow. Well done
Photo credit Robert Grounds (Coequipier)
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Re: 1955 Monte Carlo Rally Glasgow start

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It doesn't look very dirty, I suppose they've had time to give it a wash. Any problems on the rally?
Who's who in the photo? Which is our Administrator, Peter Baker?
A fantastic effort. :D

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Re: 1955 Monte Carlo Rally Glasgow start

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Doris's team Guy Loveridge (L), Robert Grounds (in kilt), Peter Baker (R - not the forum editor!). Robert's mother Lola Grounds competed in the 1955 Monte Carlo driving a Daimler Conquest.
2nd from right is Dave Richards - Chairman Motorsport UK.
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Re: 1955 Monte Carlo Rally Glasgow start

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What a result! And the car will be on our stand at the NEC in March

John - you’ve obviously read today’s SP Newsletter, the information in there was incorrect, definitely not Brian Baker’s son.
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Re: 1955 Monte Carlo Rally Glasgow start

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Graham, dont forget the extra large horns to go on each front wing!
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Re: 1955 Monte Carlo Rally Glasgow start

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