Home > Competitors

Most viewed - Competitors
c33_001.jpg
The Winning Mercedes 280E1186 viewsAndrew Cowan, Colin Malkin and Mike Broad in the winning Mercedes 280E, seen here in Yugoslavia.
c72_porsche_01.jpg
Zasada fuels up1083 viewsZasada at an Old Kent Road fuel station on the way to Sheerness. In the background the O'Connell Citroen, is being refuelled.
c07_moke.jpg
Coke Moke at the Finish954 viewsHans Tholstrup, John Crawford and the Coca-Cola Moke, with the Terrier truck in the background, make it to Sydney. (photo - opsbooks on Flickr)
c45_finish.jpg
Hopkirk heads the parade934 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)
c58_refuel.jpg
Escort refuels907 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.
c02_magenta_02.jpg
Magenta at scrutineering897 viewsPhilip Youngs chats his way through scrutineering for the kit car Magenta.
c73_002.jpg
Leyland Terrier Truck873 viewsThe Coca-Cola V8 Leyland Terrier Truck competing in 1977 long before trucks became common on events such as Paris-Dakar
c49_mercedes.jpg
Fowkes - O'Gorman - Mercedes 280E859 viewsThe Tony Fowkes and Peter O'Gorman Mercedes kicks up dust in Yugoslavia
c73_001.jpg
Leyland Terrier Truck848 viewsCoca-Cola also supported the Mini Moke entry to form the Little and Large team on London-Sydney 77.
c01_001.jpg
Car 1 - Mazda RX4846 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.
c5_tehran.jpg
Leaving Tehran821 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.
c48_001.jpg
Subaru in London785 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.
c02_003a.jpg
Magenta kit car749 viewsThe Philip Young / John Corner Magenta kit car leaving the Covent Garden start
c25_citroen_01.jpg
Vanson / Luc - Citroen CX2400746 viewsThe Patrick Vanson / Jean Paul Luc Citroen CX2400 on a section in Yugoslavia
c66_crew_01.jpg
Car 66 Crew746 viewsYveline Vanoni and Christine Dacremont in London before the start.
c45_002.jpg
Hopkirk pours oil in742 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.
c58_003.jpg
Ford Escort RS2000719 viewsThis picture taken soon after the car returned to the UK
c11_fire.jpg
Range Rover burns out711 viewsThe sad end of the Prive / Briy Range Rover near the finish and on course to win the 4WD category.
c49_fowkes.jpg
Tony Fowkes690 viewsTony Fowkes smiles for the camera in the Johnson Rally Wax Mercedes
c11_001~0.jpg
Car 11 - Range Rover687 viewsThe French Range Rover of Jacky Prive and Jacques Briy caught fire after rolling almost within touching distance of the Sydney finish.
c10_beetle.jpg
Tuthill Beetle686 viewsApplying stickers to the Tuthill Showell VW Beetle at scrutineering.
c23_cherokee_01.jpg
Cherokee leaves the start.664 viewsAmericans, Don Brown and Cam Warren leave the start in their 6500cc Jeep Cherokee.
c43_start.jpg
Car 43 - Peugeot 504TI - Covent Garden629 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.
c10_beetle2.jpg
Tuthill Beetle624 viewsThe Tuthill / Showell VW Beetle at scrutineering
c45_001.jpg
Car 45 - Citroen CX2400620 viewsThe Hopkirk, Taylor, Riley, Citroen CX2400 being unloaded at Fremantle. They would finish in third place overall.
c10_rooflights.jpg
Tuthill Beetle587 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.
   
26 files on 1 page(s)