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Forum: Original GT40s 20th July 2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,106
Posted By hipperson
Re: Ronnie Spain..THE book

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v225/hipperson/Album%201/IMG_7772_zpsvu3606zh.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/hipperson/media/Album%201/IMG_7772_zpsvu3606zh.jpg.html)
Forum: Original GT40s 20th July 2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,106
Posted By hipperson
Re: Ronnie Spain..THE book

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v225/hipperson/IMG_7772_zpsvu3606zh.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/hipperson/media/IMG_7772_zpsvu3606zh.jpg.html)
Forum: Original GT40s 20th July 2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,106
Posted By hipperson
Re: Ronnie Spain..THE book

Ronnie alive and well..with me in Essex two days ago !

Would post a photo if this site would let me
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 20th March 2017, 05:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,476
Posted By hipperson
Re: The Future of GT40s.com

No email received!
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 19th March 2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,476
Posted By hipperson
Re: The Future of GT40s.com

Hi

A friend needs help to join this Forum..he is struggling !

His name is Peter Rose

Can we give him advice please?

My email is
Forum: Original GT40s 17th March 2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,487
Posted By hipperson
Re: I have written a book !

On my second post....under the book cover
Click on.... Let them stare !
Forum: Original GT40s 17th March 2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,487
Posted By hipperson
Re: I have written a book !

Order online Dave I will do the rest
All posting out is being orchestrated from my office !
Forum: Original GT40s 16th March 2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,487
Posted By hipperson
Re: I have written a book !

Hi Graham

I will be at FORC for the talk by Peter Stevens

See you there !

There is a chapter in the book about our Mini racing.........
Forum: Original GT40s 16th March 2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,487
Posted By hipperson
Re: I have written a book !

Reading Rule 2...looks like ID

Michael Hipperson
Thaxted
Essex UK

07765 33 88 47

[email protected]
Forum: Original GT40s 16th March 2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,487
Posted By hipperson
Re: I have written a book !

Here we go...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v225/hipperson/hipperson012/Thorburn_zpsq9q1zzz3.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/hipperson/media/hipperson012/Thorburn_zpsq9q1zzz3.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Original GT40s 16th March 2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,487
Posted By hipperson
I have written a book !

Need a bit of help please
My book is launched April 24 in the UK

I would like to publicise it on this Forum but I am not sure of the form so I don't upset anyone

It is a charity project 118...
Forum: Original GT40s 12th July 2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,106
Posted By hipperson
Ronnie Spain..THE book

A welcome visitor for lunch in the Essex countryside today !
Ronnie with his 'nearly' completed GT40 book manuscript in his hand
Nearly 30 years since the first edition I believe 'work in progress'...
Forum: Original GT40s 14th June 2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,286
Posted By hipperson
Re: Which is the real M3/1101...?

The pale blue car has been at JD Classics in Maldon Essex for I reckon 3 years
In fact the photographs shown were taken on the fabulous JD premises.

Will root out some pics I took when last there.
Forum: Original GT40s 6th June 2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,928
Posted By hipperson
Re: Salt Walther GT40 buried in mud story

Wallace

Absolutely no doubt that my car was 1005
I bought it fron a London society photographer Julian Seddon.
The secretary of the GT40 OC Brian Wingfield confirmed the car was kosher....not...
Forum: Original GT40s 18th February 2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,928
Posted By hipperson
Re: Salt Walther GT40 buried in mud story

No mystery....

Hipperson,Michael
Thaxted,Essex,UK
DOB 23/03/47
Married , 5 kids and a dog
Porsche 996TT,Lotus Elise S2,MPV.

The Elise Garden Party by Michael Hipperson...
Forum: Original GT40s 11th February 2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,381
Posted By hipperson
Re: Can anyone relate to these pictures?

Wonderful photos.....England as my kids will never see it .
Forum: Original GT40s 11th February 2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,928
Posted By hipperson
Re: Salt Walther GT40 buried in mud story

Been around the block a time or two this one........the Walther Chassis was 1005...I sold it to him in circa 1974 for around 17,000 after three years of ownership

From above

'....I read...
Forum: Original GT40s 9th January 2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,353
Posted By hipperson
Re: Walther GT40? GT40 P1005

1005 was my road car 1971-75. Brown with gold stripes.
Purchased from Lodon Society photographer Julian Seddon.I paid 4600 if I recall
I sold it to Salt Walther for 17,000.

Current owner is...
Forum: Original GT40s 16th December 2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,673
Posted By hipperson
Re: GREAT GT40 photo from Spa 2011

[QUOTE=hipperson;358886]Is that '1005 ' ?
My old car....now with Voyazides

Looks like Shelby Candy Apple red with Filipinetti badges.

I am probably wrong.



Just checked I am right.
Forum: Original GT40s 15th December 2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,673
Posted By hipperson
Re: GREAT GT40 photo from Spa 2011

Is that '1005 ' ?
My old car....now with Voyazides

Looks like Shelby Candy Apple red with Filipinetti badges.

I am probably wrong.
Forum: Original GT40s 11th February 2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,802
Posted By hipperson
Re: Contact info for Ronnie Spain

If you email me on

[email protected]

I have what you need
Forum: Original GT40s 20th October 2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,491
Posted By hipperson
Re: P1025

This car resides local to me in Essex....just happenes Mr Lynn's wife has the same registration on her black Range Rover
Forum: Original GT40s 9th August 2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,618
Posted By hipperson
Re: Some old GT40 ads

JH............had it 4 years and sold it to Indy driver Salt Walther for 17,000.
That was circa 1976..it was destroyed in Walthers garage by 'fire'
...
Forum: Original GT40s 7th August 2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,618
Posted By hipperson
Re: Some old GT40 ads

I paid 4600 for 1005 in it's original state in 1971. In todays money that is X 17

Here waiting for the orange stripes to be filmed for a Gulf Oil ad for TV

...
Forum: Original GT40s 5th August 2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,067
Posted By hipperson
Re: GT 40 chassis number X1, X2 Xgt2 and J2

The co driver with Gregor Fisken was Stuart Graham ex Camaro campaigner

The car expired in a cloud of steam/white smoke on a run up the hill
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 4th August 2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,110
Posted By hipperson
Re: First time stopped in my GT40

This is how I got over the problem in 1972 on 1005

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v225/hipperson/10050nthefarm.jpg

Now illegal in the UK...the plate has to vertical
Forum: Original GT40s 2nd August 2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 20,909
Posted By hipperson
Re: Auction This Weekend: 1966 FORD GT40 MK I Serial #1065

I am alone in thinking that after the London auction that the car was backed by the 'buyer' ?

Maxted-Page in the UK....neighbours of mine...sold that car prob 6/7 years
ago for 425,000
...
Forum: Original GT40s 2nd August 2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,067
Posted By hipperson
Re: GT 40 chassis number X1, X2 Xgt2 and J2

1065 back at auction at Pebble Beach.
Something a bit strange happened when it was last auctioned by R&M in London awhile back ?
Forum: Original GT40s 2nd August 2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,067
Posted By hipperson
Re: GT 40 chassis number X1, X2 Xgt2 and J2

Goodwood FOS
AMGT2
Driver with car is Scotsman Gregor Fisken...he tends to the car in the UK

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v225/hipperson/FOS2019001.jpg

and the business end
...
Forum: Original GT40s 11th January 2008, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,578
Posted By hipperson
Re: 1065 at Bernie's Auction Oct 31

I understand this car is back with its original owner !
The provenance was not in dispute maybe the wherewithal to pay was !!

From another auction a Ferrari SWB has had the same fate.

Sign of...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 20th December 2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,372
Posted By hipperson
Forum: All GT40 6th November 2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,957
Posted By hipperson
Re: New guy with pictures.

Charity Event 2005...........1005 in its current guise

YouTube - ford gt40 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVn_Q50dh_E)
Forum: All GT40 22nd October 2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,957
Posted By hipperson
Re: New guy with pictures.

I owned 1005 1971-75 before it went to Salt Walther in the States.

I would say it was the car in it's Drury days. He paid 1800 for it.
It appears with No 59 on it in Peter Darley's superb book...
Forum: Original GT40s 7th September 2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,578
Posted By hipperson
Re: 1065 at Bernie's Auction Oct 31

This car was sold by Lee Maxted-Page three years ago for 425,000.
No wonder he would not tell me who bought it..!

Maxted-Page Limited - Archive (http://www.maxted-page.com/archive.htm)

Money...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 2nd July 2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,672
Posted By hipperson
Re: Goodwood Festival of Speed

#1003 was on a stand away from the action.
Ratty old thing with the interior messed about with pile carpet.
Apparently the owner was Gregor Fisken....according to the chap looking after it.
Forum: The Race Track 30th April 2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,151
Posted By hipperson
Re: Vote for P 4/5

Really looking forward to seeing the car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed at the end of June.
Forum: Original GT40s 27th February 2007, 06:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,067
Posted By hipperson
Re: 1086 for sale on Ebay

I have this car down as sold at auction on Feb 20 2006 ( or maybe 2005) for 275,000 plus VAT @17.5%.
And for some reason I have 1089 in brackets ?
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 12th September 2006, 04:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,362
Posted By hipperson
1005 is now FAV 216C

1005 is now FAV 216C
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 11th September 2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,362
Posted By hipperson
I believe the Shaun Lynn car TESIE to be 1025 ...

I believe the Shaun Lynn car TESIE to be 1025
He lives in Great Dunmow,Essex just down the road from me.
Forum: The World Market - Share Parts, Sources, and Reviews 5th September 2006, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 739
Posted By hipperson
Under 20 on Amazon.............just ordered it.

Under 20 on Amazon.............just ordered it.
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 4th September 2006, 08:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,362
Posted By hipperson
Bonhams results are in.... www.bonhams.com ...

Bonhams results are in....

www.bonhams.com

Sorry Rob... the Lola with all commissions made 360,000.
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 2nd September 2006, 08:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,362
Posted By hipperson
http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i195/hipperson19...

http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i195/hipperson1947/GoodwoodRevival20061-1.jpg


As you can see I play at photography with a small Olympus !

The Ford is #105 now back in shark nose form.
...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 29th August 2006, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,889
Posted By hipperson
I'll get it for you Rob....no need to mess with...

I'll get it for you Rob....no need to mess with replicas
Forum: The Race Track 20th August 2006, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,927
Posted By hipperson
As a good friend of Ronnie Spain and a former...

As a good friend of Ronnie Spain and a former GT40 owner in the 70's I would like to endorse Don S comments in our luck at having Ronnie as the custodian of the GT40 heritage.
His total focus on the...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 1st August 2006, 04:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,777
Posted By hipperson
Shaun Lynn's Ford 'TESIE' is 1025. He lives in...

Shaun Lynn's Ford 'TESIE' is 1025.
He lives in Gt Dunmow,Essex
He also has the Ex Willment Cobra and a Lister-Jaguar.
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 13th July 2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,941
Posted By hipperson
On Frank Sbarro....one of his 'specials' ..1040...

On Frank Sbarro....one of his 'specials' ..1040 was wthdrawn from a Paris auction a few weeks ago at 600,000 Euros......
Apparently the owner of the true 1040 intervened.....watch this space !!
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 13th July 2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,941
Posted By hipperson
1062 had a cockpit fire burning the face of...

1062 had a cockpit fire burning the face of driver Hugenholtz who chooses not to wear a full face helmet. He was hospitalised.
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 8th March 2006, 01:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,752
Posted By hipperson
Re: Le Mans Classic

1080 will be Fitzgerald/Maxted-Page.
Forum: The Race Track 3rd March 2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,233
Posted By hipperson
Re: Willments selling 1089 at Auction soon

The Jack Sears Cobra 39 PH.........in Willment colours failed to sell at the same auction.
Reached 625,000 though...............but this was some 200,000 under estimate.
Apparently there is...
Forum: The Race Track 3rd March 2006, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,552
Posted By hipperson
Re: From \'The Avengers\' With Love

As an aside Lee Maxted-Page has 1027 for sale.....the JCB car.
Price ?.........well they are all a million pounds are they not ?
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