Monday, April 18, 2016

this guy was all OVER the racing circuits


https://www.facebook.com/Alte-Bilder-aus-vergangenen-Tagen-f%C3%BCr-Autofans-1476668465925600/?fref=photo



https://www.facebook.com/groups/getting.there/permalink/1002460643195419/?comment_id=1002464326528384&notif_t=group_comment&notif_id=1461002188630636

And he once was stuck in a blizzard, when it slid off the country road, was stranded overnight, and with a girlfriend to keep him warm, managed to get through the night. He then proposed to her and they got married that September  http://www.woolfe.com/ex-john-woolfe-racing-transporter-sells-for-980000/


but you might recognize it better in a later owners paint




Thanks Steve!  (Stiff Speed website http://stiffspeed.co.uk/ )

• Commissioned as Formula One racing car hauler by Maserati racing team
• Used by Lance Reventlow’s Scarab racing team
• Subsequent use by Carroll Shelby’s race team, transporting Cobra Daytona coupes
• Utilized by David Piper, as well as Alan Mann and Lotus racing teams
• Featured in McQueen’s Le Mans"


http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2010/02/lance-reventlow-scarab-race-cars-and.html

1 comment:

  1. It would seem that John Woolfe Racing is still in existence - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Woolfe There is an interesting connection between John and Le Mans which is probably worth a story.

    I guess that is his Chevron B-12 on the transporter. Note also his Gordon-Keeble in the foreground.

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