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Don Brown article page 5Don Brown's Pickup Van & 4WD article page 5May 15, 2009
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Don Brown article page 4Don Brown's Pickup Van & 4WD article page 4May 15, 2009
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Don Brown article page 3Don Brown's Pickup Van & 4WD article page 3May 15, 2009
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Don Brown article page 2Don Brown's Pickup Van & 4WD article page 2May 15, 2009
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Don Brown article page 11Don Brown's Pickup Van & 4WD article page 11May 15, 2009
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Don Brown article page 10Don Brown's Pickup Van & 4WD article page 10May 15, 2009
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Don Brown article page 9Don Brown's Pickup Van & 4WD article page 9May 15, 2009
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Don Brown article page 8Don Brown's Pickup Van & 4WD article page 8May 15, 2009
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Don Brown article page 7Don Brown's Pickup Van & 4WD article - page 7May 15, 2009
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Escort refuelsAn eagle smashed into the Escort screen on the run down from Alice Springs. Seen here adjusting the temporary screen at a fuel stop on the way to Port Augusta. Another screen was found and fitted in Adelaide.May 15, 2009
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You're only Young onceAn irreverent CCC magazine article about how a couple of 'genuine idiots' plan to drive a Magenta kit car from London to Sydney. May 15, 2009
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Magenta - Daily Mail 15th July 1977The Daily Mail Motoring section article captioned - "Across the world in a car you can build in a garden shed."May 15, 2009
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Daily Mail pre-start Magenta storyA day-before-the-start Daily Mail article features the Philip Young (Mail News Desk journalist) and John Corner, Magenta kit car entry.May 15, 2009
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Motoring News 29th September 1977Motoring News briefly reports the provisional Mercedes victory and how the event finish is overshadowed by unresolved protests.May 15, 2009
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Motoring News 15th September 1977A short article updating the positions at Singapore. Recalls the problems and protests about the Malaysian special stage routes and a Zasada penalty that was imposed then removed.May 15, 2009
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Motoring News 1st September 1977Summary of the event from Madras including the top twenty leader board.May 15, 2009
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Motoring News 11th August 1977Motoring News covers the rally start. There is also an article looking at the preparation of Tony Fowkes Mercedes.May 15, 2009
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Vanson / Luc - Citroen CX2400The Patrick Vanson / Jean Paul Luc Citroen CX2400 on a section in YugoslaviaMay 15, 2009
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Magenta at scrutineeringPhilip Youngs chats his way through scrutineering for the kit car Magenta.May 15, 2009
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Zasada fuels upZasada at an Old Kent Road fuel station on the way to Sheerness. In the background the O'Connell Citroen, is being refuelled.May 15, 2009
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Hopkirk pours oil inPlenty of oil was required after the Citroen suffered a cracked sump. At one point the crew 'borrowed' the oil from a couple of parked cars leaving the sump plug on the bonnet to warn the returning owners. May 15, 2009
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The rally leaves AdelaideA typical newspaper article about the rally as it leaves Adelaide on the way to Melbourne.May 13, 2009
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Driver awaits desert rescueAn Australia Sunday Mail article about the Don Brown Cam Warren - Jeep Cherokee breakdown and Don's four day wait for rescue.May 13, 2009
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Cherokee leaves the start.Americans, Don Brown and Cam Warren leave the start in their 6500cc Jeep Cherokee.May 13, 2009
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Range Rover burns outThe sad end of the Prive / Briy Range Rover near the finish and on course to win the 4WD category.May 13, 2009
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Subaru in LondonThe Japanese entered Subaru 4WD sets out from London on day one of the 77 London-Sydney Rally. This was thought to be Subaru's first ever entry on an international rally.May 13, 2009
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Tuthill BeetleThe Tuthill / Showell VW Beetle at scrutineeringMay 05, 2009
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Tuthill BeetleApplying stickers to the Tuthill Showell VW Beetle at scrutineering.May 05, 2009
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Tuthill BeetleThe well loaded Beetle of Francis Tuthill and Anthony Showell included a spare engine packed in to the rear seat space. The engine would be fitted beside the motorway in the south of France.May 05, 2009
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The Winning Mercedes 280EAndrew Cowan, Colin Malkin and Mike Broad in the winning Mercedes 280E, seen here in Yugoslavia.May 03, 2009
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Leyland Terrier TruckCoca-Cola also supported the Mini Moke entry to form the Little and Large team on London-Sydney 77.May 03, 2009
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Leyland Terrier TruckThe Coca-Cola V8 Leyland Terrier Truck competing in 1977 long before trucks became common on events such as Paris-DakarMay 03, 2009
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Tony FowkesTony Fowkes smiles for the camera in the Johnson Rally Wax MercedesMay 03, 2009
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Fowkes - O'Gorman - Mercedes 280EThe Tony Fowkes and Peter O'Gorman Mercedes kicks up dust in YugoslaviaMay 03, 2009
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Car 43 - Peugeot 504TI - Covent GardenThe Birkett, Orrick, van Delft, Peugeot 504 turning into Bow Street from the Covent Garden start. They later retired at Makarska on the Adriatic coast. Apr 23, 2009
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The 1968 London-Sydney MarathonA short edit of the 68 Marathon film made by Castrol. Several of the leading crews featured in this clip, Cowan, Hopkirk, Green, Zasada, Ogier, would also take part on the 1977 London-Sydney Marathon.Apr 22, 2009
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Jim Gavin - Old Stager ArticleJim Gavin recalls how he put together his entry for the 1968 London-Sydney Marathon.Apr 21, 2009
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Car 1 - Mazda RX4The Mazda RX4 of John Williams, Frank Johnson and Richard Matson came 9th overall and were the 1st private owner. They drove for many hours without a windsceen after hitting a cow... the animal got up and walked away. Feb 27, 2009
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Car 11 - Range RoverThe French Range Rover of Jacky Prive and Jacques Briy caught fire after rolling almost within touching distance of the Sydney finish.Feb 27, 2009
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Car 45 - Citroen CX2400The Hopkirk, Taylor, Riley, Citroen CX2400 being unloaded at Fremantle. They would finish in third place overall. Feb 27, 2009
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