Kōrero: Motor sport

Morrari, around 1964

Morrari, around 1964

One of the more bizarre saloon cars to race in New Zealand was the Morrari – a Morris Minor body stretched over a Ferrari chassis and powered by a 327-cubic-inch (5.36-litre) V8 Corvette engine. It is shown here driven by Garth Souness and heading off an Anglia at Pukekohe raceway during the 1964–65 race season. In 2011 two Auckland enthusiasts began to build a new version of this car.

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Bruce McLaren Trust
Photograph by Jack Inwood

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Jim Webber, 'Motor sport - Production- and saloon-car racing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39923/morrari-around-1964 (accessed 31 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Jim Webber, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Apr 2016