There is just something about this photo that gets me all hot and bothered under the collar… Such an exquisite piece of engineering! Just look at the details… :O
Long live the LZ… Hopefully one day I will have my own LZ20B Turbo… 😀
Here is a photo I only came across last week of my grandparents during the 1969 Total International Rally in their Datsun P510 SSS/TK.
My thanks go to David Pearson from Motoprint for sending me this lovely memory of my grandparents… Check out their website here for more great historical South African motorsport photographs that can be ordered for really great prices!
Here is the next in the series of pictures I am editing to have printed and framed… I have found really sweet aluminium frames for a great price recently, so the photos should look even better up on the wall in these frames…
This one is A1 in size (just had to make the most epic picture of my grandparents as big as possible… 841mm x 594mm… And this one come out even better than the first one! 😀
So, I recently decided I wanted to start editing some of the photos that I have of my grandparents, have them printed in either A1 or A2 sizes and make custom frames to mount them on the walls of my room and the garage… Pretty neat idea in my mind. 🙂
Here is the first “prototype” photo just after being printed and cut to size… The dimensions of the photo are 594mm x 420mm… And it looks great!! 😀
Now all that is left to do is make a fitting frame for the photo…
I am, and always will be, a sucker for a properly done-up P510 in Baby Blue… It just looks so damn good! This particular one just ticks all the right boxes… I will let the photos do the talking… :O
I have recently come across some more amazing shots of Datsuns that were raced on the Old Kyalami (one of the best racing circuits ever) in a group on Facebook dedicated to the history of the once illustrious race track… Enjoy!
Up first we have the #15 Datsun 240Z that was entered by my grandfather as the Team manager and raced by Kunimitsu Takahashi / Kensi Tohira in the 1973 Rand Daily Mail Kyalami 9 Hour. They placed 4th overall.