Mercedes 280E rally car by eplusm of Flickr.com.

Mercedes rally car on the Singapore Airlines London Sydney rerun in

Mercedes 280E rally car. Seems it was car #33 in the London to Sydney rally of 1977.

There are certain cars you’d scarcely believe capable of tackling the world’s most difficult special stages, let alone actually proving competitive. These are our favourite oddball rally cars that somehow came to be…

https://flic.kr/p/ngZQfE | Ford Cortina GT (Bengry/Brick/Preddy) London-Sydney Marathon 1968 | The Bengry Cortina GT has some interesting rally modifications including an above roof exhaust system. It finished in 23rd place.

Bill Bengry in his Motorway Remoulds Ltd., sponsored Ford Cortina on the Daily Express London Sydney Marathon from

Volvo 144S "London - Sydney" 1968

The Australian Welinski/Lister Volvo performed solidly throughout the rally, finishing in place.

1968 London / Sydney a DAF 55 rally car similar to this , entered by the Dutch National team , and driven by Ralph Slotemaker , completed the rally , finishing in 17th place .

1968 London / Sydney a DAF 55 rally car similar to this , entered by the Dutch National team , and driven by Ralph Slotemaker , completed the rally , finishing in place .

https://flic.kr/p/ngLdsG | Ford Cortina Lotus (Clark/Anderson) London-Sydney Marathon 1968 | Roger Clark had set the pace across Asia in his works Cortina Lotus and was in first place in Bombay. But in Australia the pounding took its toll as he had engine, then differential and suspension problems. He finished in 10th place. It is interesting that when Ford entered the London to Mexico World Cup Rally two years later, this time in Escorts, they used pushrod engines rather than the more…

https://flic.kr/p/ngLdsG | Ford Cortina Lotus (Clark/Anderson) London-Sydney Marathon 1968 | Roger Clark had set the pace across Asia in his works Cortina Lotus and was in first place in Bombay. But in Australia the pounding took its toll as he had engine, then differential and suspension problems. He finished in 10th place. It is interesting that when Ford entered the London to Mexico World Cup Rally two years later, this time in Escorts, they used pushrod engines rather than the more…

1968 London - Sydney Marathon, Porsche 911, Sobieslaw Zasada

Porsche 911 The London-Sydney Marathon was run between 24 November and 17 December A field of 98 cars set out on a route covering miles kilometres

Daily Express London to Sydney Marathon 1968

The 1968 Daily Express London to Sydney Marathon

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