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MGA DELUXE from the Production List - TC-109-104429

GHD2/104429 -- 151ABL


GHD2/104429 - 151ABL - 1961 MGA 1600 MK-II Deluxe Coupe.
Works Rally Car with 115BHP engine and 15 gallon tank.
The boot is a little curved to fit the larger fuel tank. Owner is John Halfpenny

Addendum March 2013:
On 3/21/2013, Steve Sanders in Stourbridge, West Midlands, UK wrote:
"A friend of mine puchased this car around 1966/67 from a garage on the Bromford Lane in Birmingham for very little money. He only had it for a few weeks when on a winters night on the way to a club film evening at Mallory Park, he rolled it and I never saw it again"! -- Regards Steve

Obviously the car still survives today.

Addendum December 5, 2016:
Known Rally History
Date 20-25 Jan 1962 7-11 May 1962 8-02 Sept 1962
Event Monte Carlo Rally Tulip Rally / Tulpen Rallye Liege-Sofia-Liege
Rally # 314 11 49
CC 1622    
Car   MG A Mk 2  
Driver Donald & Erle (not Eric) Morley Rauno Aaltonen & S. Gunnar Palm (SF/S) John Gott & Bill Shepard
Results 1st Rally. Result 1st in 2 litre class & second overall in the GT category, 28th. overall. 1st in class and 15th. overall. Final outing, it failed to finish after twice puncturing its fuel tank.

This article from "Enjoying MG" March 1989: (click for 2.3-MB PDF document)

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