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Vanson / Luc - Citroen CX24002768 viewsThe Patrick Vanson / Jean Paul Luc Citroen CX2400 on a section in Yugoslavia
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The Winning Mercedes 280E2476 viewsAndrew Cowan, Colin Malkin and Mike Broad in the winning Mercedes 280E, seen here in Yugoslavia.
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Coke Moke at the Finish2470 viewsHans Tholstrup, John Crawford and the Coca-Cola Moke, with the Terrier truck in the background, make it to Sydney. (photo - opsbooks on Flickr)
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Hopkirk heads the parade2455 viewsHopkirk had to be blocked from being first across the finish line... here he leads the pack approaching the Opera House on Circular Quay. (photo - opsbooks on Flickr)
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Zasada fuels up2373 viewsZasada at an Old Kent Road fuel station on the way to Sheerness. In the background the O'Connell Citroen, is being refuelled.
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Escort refuels2282 viewsAn 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.
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Leaving Tehran2240 viewsJohn Stathatos points the way for driver Erling Jensen as they make an early morning start from the Tehran control with 8hrs 54mins allowed to cover the 750kms to Yazd.
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Fowkes - O'Gorman - Mercedes 280E2075 viewsThe Tony Fowkes and Peter O'Gorman Mercedes kicks up dust in Yugoslavia
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Magenta at scrutineering2068 viewsPhilip Youngs chats his way through scrutineering for the kit car Magenta.
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Leyland Terrier Truck1965 viewsThe Coca-Cola V8 Leyland Terrier Truck competing in 1977 long before trucks became common on events such as Paris-Dakar
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Leyland Terrier Truck1943 viewsCoca-Cola also supported the Mini Moke entry to form the Little and Large team on London-Sydney 77.
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Subaru in London1925 viewsThe 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.
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Car 1 - Mazda RX41916 viewsThe 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.
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Hopkirk pours oil in1901 viewsPlenty 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.
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Ford Escort RS20001858 viewsThis picture taken soon after the car returned to the UK
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Range Rover burns out1785 viewsThe sad end of the Prive / Briy Range Rover near the finish and on course to win the 4WD category.
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Car 66 Crew1781 viewsYveline Vanoni and Christine Dacremont in London before the start.
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Car 11 - Range Rover1772 viewsThe French Range Rover of Jacky Prive and Jacques Briy caught fire after rolling almost within touching distance of the Sydney finish.
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Magenta kit car1768 viewsThe Philip Young / John Corner Magenta kit car leaving the Covent Garden start
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Tuthill Beetle1753 viewsApplying stickers to the Tuthill Showell VW Beetle at scrutineering.
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Tony Fowkes1751 viewsTony Fowkes smiles for the camera in the Johnson Rally Wax Mercedes
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Car 43 - Peugeot 504TI - Covent Garden1731 viewsThe Birkett, Orrick, van Delft, Peugeot 504 turning into Bow Street from the Covent Garden start. They later retired at Makarska on the Adriatic coast.
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Cherokee leaves the start.1714 viewsAmericans, Don Brown and Cam Warren leave the start in their 6500cc Jeep Cherokee.
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Tuthill Beetle1672 viewsThe Tuthill / Showell VW Beetle at scrutineering
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Car 45 - Citroen CX24001623 viewsThe Hopkirk, Taylor, Riley, Citroen CX2400 being unloaded at Fremantle. They would finish in third place overall.
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Tuthill Beetle1587 viewsThe 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.
   
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