Kenny Brock, Rain and a GT-40

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Kenny Brock, Rain and a GT-40

Post by Steve Simmons » Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:34 am

This shows just how far ahead of mere mortals this man is when behind the wheel of an automobile.


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Re: Kenny Brock, Rain and a GT-40

Post by Martin Keller » Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:09 am

All I can say is WOW and I did not think there where that many GT40's that would be turned out into the rain let alone driven that way in the rain just for fun.
He was steering more with the rear wheels than the front and just pointing the front wheels where ever to keep it on the track surface which he only once used the rumble strip in that clip from what I could see.
Just amazing in my humble belief.

I know I would have been out in the grass or into a barrier or trying to explain why I destroyed a GT40 that was lent to me to drive after being released from the sanatorium if they ever let me out for trying to drive a GT40 that way.

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Re: Kenny Brock, Rain and a GT-40

Post by tannyo » Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:22 pm

That makes at least two of us Martin.

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Post by HealeyBN7 » Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:23 pm

This is a race Larry and I watched start to finish. With 28 (or so) GT40s on the field it was amazing. There was a forced driver change. Every driver seemed to be flat out with no holdbacks. The offs were frequent. It was a blast to watch Kenny pilot #5 to victory. Well earned.

There is a very different style of vintage racing at Goodwood.

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Re: Kenny Brock, Rain and a GT-40

Post by TEAM ROSBIF » Tue Sep 17, 2013 8:41 pm

Very glad to see Rae davis in the Le Mans MGA Twincam, giving some much more powerful machinery a run for their money. That Healey was quick though. Kind of just looks like one of the Vintage Motoring runs really. :lol:
If you check out online the 2013 Fordwater Trophy race you can see the results and race as seen from the grandstands.

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Re: Kenny Brock, Rain and a GT-40

Post by Larry Kluss » Mon Sep 23, 2013 9:47 am

HealeyBN7 wrote:This is a race Larry and I watched start to finish. With 28 (or so) GT40s on the field it was amazing. There was a forced driver change. Every driver seemed to be flat out with no holdbacks. The offs were frequent. It was a blast to watch Kenny pilot #5 to victory. Well earned.

There is a very different style of vintage racing at Goodwood.
It really was amazing to see 28 GT40's thundering down the track. No doubt Brack was fast, there were a handful of very fast cars/drivers in that race. It wasn't actually raining though. At most maybe a slight mist, but it was cold. Though we could see some drifting and a little sliding from the cars, I am really surprised how much Kenny is sawing at the wheel. It looked so smooth from our vantage point. Very impressive run, indeed! :bow:
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Re: Kenny Brock, Rain and a GT-40

Post by TEAM ROSBIF » Mon Sep 23, 2013 2:06 pm

Great pics Larry, but what I really want to see is you guys dressed in those 1960's period outfits !
Come on I know you must have had something special ;)

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Re: Kenny Brock, Rain and a GT-40

Post by Steve Simmons » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:06 pm

I agree! :D

Impressively large group of GT-40's, that's for sure.

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Re: Kenny Brock, Rain and a GT-40

Post by HealeyBN7 » Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:49 pm

TEAM ROSBIF wrote:Great pics Larry, but what I really want to see is you guys dressed in those 1960's period outfits !
Come on I know you must have had something special ;)

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Re: Kenny Brock, Rain and a GT-40

Post by TEAM ROSBIF » Tue Sep 24, 2013 9:42 pm

Excellent now thats what I'm talkin about !
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Re: Kenny Brock, Rain and a GT-40

Post by Steve Simmons » Tue Sep 24, 2013 10:16 pm

In case you don't know who is who, here is an alternate version of the photo with captions.

(Did you really think you could get away with posting that photo and suffer no Photoshop?)
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Re: Kenny Brock, Rain and a GT-40

Post by Larry Kluss » Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:05 pm

Excellent deductive skills, Steve! You are correct on all accounts.

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Re: Kenny Brock, Rain and a GT-40

Post by tykluss18 » Thu Oct 03, 2013 9:22 pm

Incase you all haven't seen, here is a video interview with Kenny Brack following the races talking about his experience!


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Re: Kenny Brock, Rain and a GT-40

Post by Larry Kluss » Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:35 am

Those shots of the GT40 skating around the track are amazing! What I said before about it not raining...well, where Dean and I were on the main striaght it wasn't, but it's obvious by this video that other parts of the track were indeed wet. What an incredible drive in a multi-million dollar car!

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