Started on July 8 by Flygirl

Austin Cooper S

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A Vintage Mini with SCCA racing history. 1965 Austin Cooper S, LHD and raced since almost new! The BMIHT certificate lists this car as built on April 8th, 1965, and dispatched to the dealer in Portland,OR on April 25th. The color it left the factory with was Black over Old English White. The original owner was Gordon “Red” Schimberg, of Ashland, OR. Red raced the car extensivley, and qualified to race in the 1966 ARRC at Riverside, the 1967 ARRC at Daytona, and the 1968 ARRC at Riverside. Fully restored, debut race was the Monterey Historics in 2006. Car is now racing in Vintage, several events per year.

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David S.
David
July 11, 2008, 8:45 a.m.

Mini!

GuamSTI
June 15, 2009, 1:55 a.m.

Nice!

rustysteel
June 15, 2009, 9:47 p.m.

Awesome!

thirdvector
Aug. 25, 2010, 2:59 p.m.

Just how it should be used! (had to add an exclamation mark like everyone else)

TheSeatGuy
July 2, 2011, 2:10 p.m.

Andy & Rachel both race minis. Beautiful workmanship.

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