Jump to content


Photo

French Hell Drivers


  • Please log in to reply
35 replies to this topic

#26 Ice

Ice

    Cool

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 12,672 posts
  • Name:Gene
  • Location:Galaxy's away from Ipswich
  • Car:77 HZ Sandman Van VF SS Ute
  • Joined: 03-January 07

Posted 25 April 2016 - 12:59 PM

You rebel you Ian lol

#27 joeseph

joeseph

    Forum Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 106 posts
  • Name:Joeseph
  • Location:auckland
  • Car:LJ XU-1 ex-owner
  • Joined: 05-March 13

Posted 25 April 2016 - 07:31 PM

I vaguely remember seeing them running LH Toranas around Pukekohe racetrack many, many moons ago. If I can find the programme I'll scan it...



#28 Keats

Keats

    Forum Participant

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 3 posts
  • Name:Chris Keating
  • Location:In front of the computer...
  • Joined: 26-April 16

Posted 26 April 2016 - 06:58 PM

Had this on an old VHS tape, gave me an excuse to upload it...

https://www.youtube....h?v=YTclUc61x30



#29 Shiney005

Shiney005

    Oh My, Don't you post alot

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,082 posts
  • Name:Laurie
  • Location:Dubya Hay
  • Car:Toyota Mirai
  • Joined: 19-January 12
Garage View Garage

Posted 30 September 2018 - 11:38 AM

I vaguely remember seeing them running LH Toranas around Pukekohe racetrack many, many moons ago. If I can find the programme I'll scan it...

These pics were taken in NZ.

 

Attached File  Hell drivers 2.jpg   102.43K   2 downloads

 

Attached File  Hell drivers 3.jpg   116.67K   2 downloads

 

Attached File  Hell drivers 4.jpg   84.17K   2 downloads

 

Attached File  Hell drivers 1.jpg   141.8K   2 downloads

 

Attached File  French Hell drivers Auckland.jpg   86.69K   3 downloads

 

Attached File  Hell drivers 5.jpg   83.47K   3 downloads



#30 RallyRed

RallyRed

    Oh My, Don't you post alot

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,016 posts
  • Name:Col
  • Location:NSW
  • Car:LC GTR etc
  • Joined: 02-October 11

Posted 30 September 2018 - 01:49 PM

yep...remember seeing them in LJs.
A big thing back in the day.

#31 Shiney005

Shiney005

    Oh My, Don't you post alot

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,082 posts
  • Name:Laurie
  • Location:Dubya Hay
  • Car:Toyota Mirai
  • Joined: 19-January 12
Garage View Garage

Posted 30 September 2018 - 02:32 PM

I guess the LH's were the Filipino model being left hand drive.



#32 Indy Orange

Indy Orange

    Forum Fixture

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,348 posts
  • Name:Paul
  • Location:Australia
  • Joined: 03-July 09

Posted 30 September 2018 - 09:42 PM

Found this ,could have been uploaded earlier but lost.

Attached Files



#33 Shiney005

Shiney005

    Oh My, Don't you post alot

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,082 posts
  • Name:Laurie
  • Location:Dubya Hay
  • Car:Toyota Mirai
  • Joined: 19-January 12
Garage View Garage

Posted 30 September 2018 - 10:01 PM

At least the LJ's had the wipers the right way. Maybe the LH's weren't moved at the factory.



#34 Uncle

Uncle

    Forum Participant

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 3 posts
  • Name:Adam
  • Location:Dubbo
  • Car:LH SLR5000
  • Joined: 20-September 18

Posted 04 October 2018 - 06:22 PM

This thread brings back some memories from my childhood.

I remember my father coming home in a gold HK GTS Monaro that was all sign written just like a race car, and then going to see the French He’ll Drivers at the local show ground, and of course I was taken in the GTS Monaro ( my Dad was a Holden Dealer at the time ).

As part of the show I remember they had the two front sections of Mini’s joined back to back - as the show progressed the two halves were broken apart and just driven on the front wheels while dragging the back end around.

This is the first time I have ever found others who remember the Hell Drivers, good stuff.

#35 RallyRed

RallyRed

    Oh My, Don't you post alot

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,016 posts
  • Name:Col
  • Location:NSW
  • Car:LC GTR etc
  • Joined: 02-October 11

Posted 04 October 2018 - 07:49 PM

not sure if this link will work..but..
https://www.facebook...34725643243923/

#36 RallyRed

RallyRed

    Oh My, Don't you post alot

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,016 posts
  • Name:Col
  • Location:NSW
  • Car:LC GTR etc
  • Joined: 02-October 11

Posted 04 October 2018 - 07:55 PM

or..this one..https://www.youtube....h?v=YTclUc61x30




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users