Monthly Archives: November 2010

BCW History — 3

One of BCW’s problems was that, although the Gantrys ran a body shop, they hardly ever did any actual body work, preferring to tinker (sometimes disastrously) with the engines their mechanic, Mike Cosworth built. Scant records indicate that the boys … Continue reading

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Notes, 10-15

10. Winding nearly 2000 miles from Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas to Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, the Carrera Panamericana course was so treacherous that 26 people perished, forcing the government to suspend racing after the 1954 race. The race attracted well-financed factory teams … Continue reading

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Notes, 1-9

1. Partial British Coach Works brochure–half of one page–photo of garage and MG TD with slogo: “Safely Faster,” and second page with list of modifications

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The Remarkable History of “Old Number 110”

This site is all about Bridget, the only MG TD to compete in the Carerra Panamericana, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash and the inaugural Paris-Dakar Rally.*

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