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Austin 7 White Rabbit race car (1930)

Austin 7 White Rabbit race car (1930)

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EN6 (Potters Bar)

Description

This Austin Seven racer was built by Marcus Chambers in the early 1930s from the burnt out remains of the Boyd Carpenter Special. Marcus Chambers, together with Peter Clark, raced an HRG at Le Mans in 1937 and 1939 under the team name curie Lapin Blanc (Team White Rabbit). Their mascot was a stued turtle shell that Peter Clarke had brought back with him from the West Indies following a family holi...day. Someone then painted a white rabbit logo on the shell and this became the teams mascot (a replica of this is place just in front of the drivers seat). After the war Marcus was lured back to HRG, serving as their race team manager from 1948 to 1953 when joined the BMC competitions department. Registration no: N/A Chassis no: 107471 Engine no: M62211 Engine: 747cc super charged straight four Passenger Seats: 1

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