Thursday, 7 May 2020

Zandvoort 52 years ago - Nieuwenhuis Special

Last weekend, the Dutch Grand Prix was supposed to take place at the Zandvoort circuit but we all know that it is now postponed. To ease the pain (to some - I am not a Formula 1 fan myself), here some pictures of the same track back in 1968 when the Nieuwenhuis Special raced there in the Formula Libre class. More about this fascinating little racer here. The pictures were sent to me by Roald Rakers. Thanks again!

Raced at Zandvoort in the Formula Libre class in 1968 - Henk's Nieuwenhuis Mini based Special
Picture K Vingerhoets / Paul Rutten

And in colour, too. Note filler cap on roof and long filler neck. Large exhaust at the back
Picture source unknown

Seen here behind another Dutch racing Special - the Havas, which was Ford / Lotus powered
Picture Henk A. Hazelaar

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