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NEWARK RALLY ENTRANTS · SUNDAY 27th MAY 2001

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Type Reg No Year Description Entry
AEC Mammoth Major
Mammoth Major Mk II BBP 425 (102k) Mammoth Major Mk III OYA 961 (93k) Mammoth Major Mk III HFX 429 (92k) Mammoth Major Mk V 996 GLT  (115k)
Mammoth Major 8 Mk II BBP 425 1935 Fully restored chassis - star of the show? 69
Mammoth Major 8 Mk III OYA 961 1952 Ordered as a MM6 and second steering axle added 66
MM 6 Mk III 3671.H349 SL 9724 1952 One from Richard Cresswell's pristine AEC fleet 25
MM 6 Mk III 3671.H408 SSU 291 1952 Ex RAF 30 AD 97, now a 4x2 flatbed lorry 46
Mammoth Major 8 Mk III HFX 429 1954 Homalloy body for 12 cubic yard of coal 104
Mammoth Major 8 Mk V 94 SKK 1961 Flatbed lorry ...
MM 8 Mk V 2G8RAS.2248 996 GLT 1962 New to the Leicester Coop Dairy 41
Mammoth Major 8 TG8R PXG 468H 1969 Owned by Banitrux (John Tweedie) 96
Mammoth Major 8 TG8R KFD 745L 1972 Still in use in the round timber business 85
AEC Mammoth Minor
Mammoth Minor SJO 535F (101k)
Mammoth Minor TG6RF.519 SJO 535F 1967 Steve Taylor's 6x2 twin steer tractor unit 58
AEC Mandator
Mandator Mk III NAM 189 (95k) Mandator Mk III YNN 724 (103k) V8 Mandator FFP 998G (105k) V8 Mandator LVL 164H (99k)
Mandator Mk III 3472.1059 NAM 189 1955 One from Richard Cresswell's pristine AEC fleet 24
Mandator Mk III 3475.1147 YNN 724 1958 Westfield Transport ballast tractor with loaded semi trailer 29
V8 Mandator VTG4R.033 GBH 93G 1968 Owned by Banitrux (John Tweedie) 74
V8 Mandator VTG4R.084 FFP 998G 1968 Beautifully restored in Truman's livery 55
V8 Mandator VTG4R4.225 RWO 533G 1969 Entered by John Ward 15
V8 Mandator VTG4R4.406 LVL 164H 1969 Originally supplied to Clayton Dewandre 30
Mandator 2TG4R WPP 736J 1971 Evans of Tipton 97
Mandator 2TG4R.24719 PYD 772L 1973 Originally Somerset Water Board 95
Mandator 2TG4R.25371 TGU 205M 1973 Former petrol tanker prime mover owned by Graham Edge 1
Mandator 2TG4R LUE 673P 1975 Russ Fenwick's fine tractor unit 92
Mandator 2TG4R.32804 NBF 92P 1976 Rally organiser David Hopkins' tractor unit 3
Mandator 2TG4R WFV 911J .... Tractor unit currently offered for sale 91
AEC Marshal
Marshal GM6R 921 EXM 1963 Second outing for Robert Wells' Marshal 119
Marshal TGM6R EHA 144T 1969 6x4 flatbed first registered in 1979 8
Marshal 2TGM6RS NFK 246M 1973 First registered in August 1973 10
AEC Matador
Matador 0853 GUY 640N (108k) AEC Matador Mk III LRL 318 (102k)
Matador 0853.775 GUY 640N .... Ex Army 94 YY 66, still in use in the round timber business 86
Matador 0853.2321 HVS 815 1943 Ex Army Gun tractor 78 RD 97 105
Matador 0853.6078 JSV 900 1943 Ex Army 11 RH 19, recovery conversion by L W Vass 84
Matador 0853.7120 USJ 639 1944 Western Welsh bus recovery vehicle 63
Matador 0853.7701 UJU 877X 1944 Ex Military 81 RN 68 with covered wagon body 102
Matador Mk III 3472.321 LRL 318 1949 This type would later be renamed Mandator Mk III 76
Matador 0853.10704 PFE 232K 1953 Demobbed from the Fleet Airm Arm in 1971 34
AEC Mercury
Mercury Mk I NTM 744 (89k) Mercury 785 BWJ (98k) Mercury 9682 RU (81k) Mercury EAU 161C (104k)
Mercury GM4RA.039 NTM 744 1954 Chance appearance of former London Brick flatbed lorry 99
Mercury GM4RA MSU 357 1958 Box bodied lorry 94
Mercury GM4RA.1612 2599 WE 1958 Still working for its keep up until 1999 72
Mercury GM4RA 314 BVO 1959 Recovery vehicle 43
Mercury GM4RA.6195 YNR 780 1961 Luton body, new to Bees Transport 82
Mercury GM4RA.5539 303 DLW 1962 Owned by a showman prior to preservation 38
Mercury GM4RA.6097 785 BWJ 1962 Tractor unit with Lewis Scott cab 48
Mercury GM4RA 9682 RU 1964 Converted to recovery by Trent Fire Brigade ...
Mercury GM4RA EAU 161C 1965 First appearance in public since 1979 89
Mercury GM4RA DLE 354C 1965 Tractor ex Porton Down Chemical Welfare Unit 40
Mercury TGM4R.6789 WUE 711H 1969 No further details 71
Mercury TGM4R.7793 HFP 362H 1970 Flatbed lorry 9
Mercury TGM4R.8875 SKU 598J 1971 Tractor unit converted to recovery and back to tractor 83
Mercury TGM4R.9218 YNT 290K 1972 4x2 flatbed lorry 33
Mercury TGM4R.9412 CHA 637K 1972 Ex BRS 44
Mercury 2TGM4R.9770 CRY 999K 1972 Water Tender Ladder ex Leicester Fire Brigade 107
Mercury TGM4R XWP 139M 1973 Tractor unit converted to recovery and back to tractor 20
AEC Militant
Militant Mk III ABW 182H (96k) Militant Mk III FTM 604L (90k)
Militant Q391 NPP 1953 Recovery vehicle rallied by Peter Hedger 2
Militant 899 UKM 1958 Ex NCB pit winding generator truck, now a flatbed 56
Militant GSU 841 1958 The former Trent recovery vehicle with bus body 5
Militant Mk III 0870.196 ABW 182H 1969 Ex Army Recovery 87 ET 60 90
Militant Mk III 0870.203 SDO 232J 1969 Ex Army Recovery 87 ET 67 62
Militant Mk III 0880.047 FTM 604L 1972 Former MOD 6x6 left-hand drive dropside truck 118
AEC Monarch
AEC Monarch (88k)
Monarch Mk III 3451.309 NHK 789 1948 Shaun Swain's superb Monarch, rallied with 4-wheeler trailer 70
AEC Regent
AEC Regent III JMN 727 (83k) AEC Regent III JDN 668 (81k) AEC Regent III KSV 102 (78k) AEC Regent V ROD 765 (82k)
Regent Mk III MSL 294 1948 Isle of Man reg JMN 727, Northern Counties body 75
Regent Mk III 6812A.112 JDN 668 1954 Roe bodywork 14
Regent Mk III RT 4494 OLD 714 1954 Ex London Transport Country Area 112
Regent Mk III 9631E.1694 KSV 102 1954 Weymann bodied Carris (Lisbon) 255, reg GB-21-07 49
Regent Mk III 6812A.130 LDP 945 1955 Ex Reading lowbridge Park Royal L57RD 19
Regent Mk V MD3RV36 ROD 765 1956 MCW Orion bodywork, new to Devon General ...
Regent Mk V 2LD3RA.566 PFN 865 1958 Restored East Kent tow truck 52
Regent Mk V 2D3RA.686 7874 WJ 1960 Alexander H37/32R, ex Sheffield Corporation 53
Regent Mk V 2D3RA.1805 EOD 524D 1966 MCW Orion bodywork, new to Devon General 32
AEC Reliance
AEC Reliance EUU 117J (82k) AEC Reliance LYH 148P (98k)
Reliance/Harrington 477 GFR 1963 Used daily by Kidswheels Association 80
Reliance 2MU3RA.6156 FFV 437D 1966 Plaxton coachwork, used daily by Kidswheels Association 81
Reliance/Plaxton LCB 603G 1969 Plaxton coachwork, owned by Wilby's of Hilbadstow 100
Reliance/Plaxton CYA 181J 1970 Derwent B47F entered by Knotty Bus & Coach 116
Reliance/Plaxton EUU 117J 1971 Centre entrance coach, formerly Glenton Tours 64
Reliance 691 6U2R.8031 MRR 808K 1972 Originally Barton Transport 1226, Plaxton coachwork 27
Reliance 691 6U2R MRR 811K 1972 Originally Barton Transport 1229, Plaxton 3+2 coachwork 11
Reliance WFR 147K 1972 Ex Abbotts of Blackpool 60
Reliance/Berkhof A205 TAR 1973 Originally Duple rebuilt with Berkhof Esprite body 113
Reliance/Plaxton LYH 148P 1975 Beautifully restored Glenton centre entrance Plaxton coach 73
Reliance/Duple MED 408P 1976 Hobson & Son of Sheffield 111
Reliance 691 6U2R UFX 718 1976 Former Green Line coach now at Nottingham Heritage Centre 4
Reliance/Plaxton REK 925R 1977 Entered by Wilby's of Hilbadstow 101
Reliance/Plaxton SRY 759R 1977 Entered by Mike's Travel Thornbury, Bristol 120
Reliance/Plaxton UGP 97R 1977 Owned by Bradshaw's Travel Blackpool ...
Reliance/Van Hool VPY 589 .... No further details 22
AEC Renown
Renown 0664 CBC 921 1939 Leicester Museums' Northern Counties bodied double deck 37
AEC Routemaster
RM 529 WLT 529 1960 Privately owned since 1986 61
RM 737 WLT 737 1961 Ex London Transport "showbus" entered by RM 737 Group ...
RM 765 WLT 765 1961 No further details 110
RM 1000 100 BXL 1961 Entered by the RM 1000 Preservation Group 47
RM 2116 CUV 116C 1965 Entered by the RM 2116 Preservation Group 61
AEC related
Coles Crane LTO 806P 1952 Ex MOD bridging crane on 6x6 AEC chassis 26
Thornycroft Trusty PF/NR6 NYN 790 1953 Not sure of the AEC connection! ...
Thornycroft Antar 983 FUL 1961 Ballast tractor built when Thornycroft was part of ACV Group 115
Seddon FRC 805C 1965 Ex BRS 16 tonner with AEC AV470 engine 103
Albion Reiver 6x4 FFD 332K 1971 RMC special order Cement Mixer with AEC engine 109
Leyland Marathon
Leyland Marathon NDT 428R (82k) Leyland Marathon 2 VKO 48X (98k)
Marathon NDT 428R 1976 Complete with AEC lettering! 98
Marathon 2 VKO 48X 1981 Cummins engined tractor unit with sleeper cab 93


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