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Old 10-26-2005, 02:06 PM
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Here's #105:

http://www.race-cars.com/carsales/po...12743806ss.htm

I recall seeing pics of this car in another for sale ad, and its been significantly altered from the factory original specs.
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Old 10-26-2005, 02:38 PM
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Yeah what are the specs on these cars. I dont know much about them. Tifo I thought the A&H car WAS the Cup car. Ooops. I havent seen this red car of JDs then. Was it in storage w/the others and I missed it?
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Old 10-26-2005, 02:47 PM
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Originally Posted by UDPride
Yeah what are the specs on these cars. I dont know much about them. Tifo I thought the A&H car WAS the Cup car. Ooops. I havent seen this red car of JDs then. Was it in storage w/the others and I missed it?
The red Cup car has been usually tucked away at the other building, not often on display. It was on display at the VW&Friends show 2 years back, that is where those photos that XS posted came from.

Yep, the A&H car was just a plain jane 1986 951 that was transformed into a pink racer....



(sorry for the OT digression Paul)
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Old 10-26-2005, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by 944Fest (aka Dan P)
I've testified here before that I knew of a 944 Turbo "Club Sport" sold for street use. Many folks told me that car didn't exist. It was bought by a "Mr. Albert Grill" or "Al Grill" from Bedford Porsche, owned by Freddy Baker. It was white with a "Club Sport" decal on the RF fender. It did a couple DE track days and had an incident in turn 13 of Mid Ohio, damaging one of the rear corners. I'd say without a doubt this was your car # 165103. He's since retired to Florida.
You're right, now I see that it says "Purchased by Al Grill Early '87"
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Old 10-26-2005, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Oddjob
That one (#103) is showing as having sold to Rich Moskalik in '88, is that consistent with the time table of when Al Grill would have owned it?

Moskalik was the owner/founder of Kelly Moss ("Moss" came from his last name, "Kelly" was his wife's name). I know of an Escort car that came out of Kelly Moss about 8-10 years ago and has traded hands in the WI and MN area several times. I am planning on seeing that car this wknd and will check the VIN, but I was assuming it was the #103 car.
Absolutely it fits with the timetable. I think Mr. Grill retired from recreational track driving and sold it after the incident. He bought a lot of new toys, but usually sold them off within a year or so.
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Old 10-26-2005, 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Oddjob
Here's #105:

http://www.race-cars.com/carsales/po...12743806ss.htm

I recall seeing pics of this car in another for sale ad, and its been significantly altered from the factory original specs.
Wow, that's putting it mildly!
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Old 10-26-2005, 06:00 PM
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Paul;

I have some pics of some of these variants from my days of attending both the Escort and Playboy series races up at Mid-Ohio in the late 80's. Pics are non-digital of course, but I'll try and scan and post when I get a chance.

Jerry

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Pics I have are of the:
#7 Carlsen Porsche 951--White with white Ronal fins
#73 Rothmans 951 -- Sewickley and Tire America
#81 Leroy Cannon Motors 951 (Rothman colors)

Seems all but the #7 car can be seen in link above.
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Old 10-26-2005, 06:04 PM
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Don't mean to be a jerk here....but have you tried tracking down the people in your list?
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Old 10-26-2005, 06:07 PM
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Originally Posted by jjjr944
Paul;

I have some pics of some of these variants from my days of attending both the Escort and Playboy series races up at Mid-Ohio in the late 80's. Pics are non-digital of course, but I'll try and scan and post when I get a chance.

Jerry
Now I'm really look forward to these pictures! Way cool.

Will you be able to make high resolution versions, suitable for printing available?

Thanks in advance!
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Old 10-26-2005, 07:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Friendan
Don't mean to be a jerk here....but have you tried tracking down the people in your list?
The people in that list owned the cars 15 years ago.
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Old 10-26-2005, 10:04 PM
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Paul, I previously recall seeing in your signature that your car was to "soon be for sale", change your mind? I can't say I blame you if so.

Roger
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Old 10-26-2005, 11:27 PM
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Roger, I hadn't driven the car in almost a year, but got it out the other day and remembered what a great car it is! I've ordered a (blasphemy!) Ford GT, so I may try to sell this, but........ I may not!
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Old 10-27-2005, 02:55 AM
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Would those people know where the cars went then?

You must be excited about the Ford GT! Have you considered other cars in its class? Aston Martin or Maserati?
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Old 10-27-2005, 09:37 PM
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I'm just not an Aston or Maserati or Ferrari guy, and have never considered buying any car like this until the GT came out. I just couldn't not get one! (Blue, no stripes)
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Old 10-27-2005, 10:00 PM
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Dan P, is that the car Rhenn was talking about at Quaker Steak and Lube a few months ago?
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