1984 Manx Rally Porsche 911 Roger Clark

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1984 Manx Rally Porsche 911 Roger Clark

Post by CDM » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:37 am

1984 Porsche 9112SC 1984 Manx Rally Roger Clark & In Grindrod

This was used by Roger as the Triple 0/camera car on the 1984 Manx Rally. In car cameras back then were still in their infancy so they acted as the camera car as well, carrying this on the roof rack. I don’t have any good photos of the car with the camera on to know how it looked. This was a Prodrive run car, but why Roger was running as 000 and not actually in the rally itself is unclear. Even brother Stan doesn't know.

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Tony Fall & Roger Clark

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This model has been on the radar for a long time. But trying to get the Spark model at a reasonable price has been prohibitive. There is the prospect of looking for at least four to cover numerous people’s collections, but they all know it’s not going to be a cheap conversion. Recently after another ebay search for one I got one for a very reasonable price.

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Removing the surplus decals was easy enough, I had some new door plates, adding the roof rack and aerials, the back one looks a bit too heavy so I might change that one and again something different for collectors of Roger Clark and/or Manx Rally cars. This one is off to Roger’s brother Stan. Chris

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Re: 1984 Manx Rally Porsche 911 Roger Clark

Post by Serafa » Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:35 am

Awesome car and model. The Rothmans livery is probably one of the top 3 most iconic liveries of the Stuttgart brand.
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Re: 1984 Manx Rally Porsche 911 Roger Clark

Post by Jager » Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:39 am

Nice work Chris considering the relative lack of pictures. Pity there is not more information on the camera set-up.
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Re: 1984 Manx Rally Porsche 911 Roger Clark

Post by Tom » Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:21 am

Another one that I really like. Rothmans on a 911, excellent. Great work on the conversion.

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Re: 1984 Manx Rally Porsche 911 Roger Clark

Post by LUW » Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:34 am

VERY nice! One of the very few rally cars that i would like to have.
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Re: 1984 Manx Rally Porsche 911 Roger Clark

Post by reeft1 » Mon Oct 22, 2018 1:42 pm

Excellent conversion

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Re: 1984 Manx Rally Porsche 911 Roger Clark

Post by The Maltings » Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:37 am

Remember that year well. Took me about a month to dry out after watching at Brandywell!

The incar dvd/video of Roger's drive is still available:

https://www.dukevideo.com/prd4161/Roger ... r-1984-DVD

Interesting that he wasnt entered in the rally never really though about it at the time as he did the RAC but entered in the rally and without the roof camera in 84.

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Re: 1984 Manx Rally Porsche 911 Roger Clark

Post by CDM » Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:16 pm

Chris

Thanks for the info, I bet Stan C doesnt know about this one.

I was on the rally too to be honnest I cant remember the weather But as you know it can be blazing sunshine on one side of the island and chucking it down on the other side just 13 miles away.

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Re: 1984 Manx Rally Porsche 911 Roger Clark

Post by The Maltings » Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:03 pm

https://www.dukevideo.com/prd4188ED/In- ... y-Download

Sorry Chris posted the wrong link that was for the 84 RAC. The one above is the Manx

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