PHOTO GALLERY - OLDIES

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HERE IS A SELECTION OF PHOTO'S OF COMPETITORS OF THE ROOF OF AFRICA THROUGHOUT THE YEARS

Mike Hoare (left) and James Henderson, the “pilots” of the incredible Rolls-Royce, which finished the tough rally, enjoy a breather at the finish.


  As a motorcyclist roars off from a timing control, Francis and Joan Tucker prepare to leave In their Ford Capri 3000. The Tucker family brought their Capri home in sixth place and won their class, an astonishing performance from a low-slung sports-type car.


"They say that is one enters this rally for the first time, it might be out of innocence - but if a driver enters for a second time, it's time to see a psychiatrist" 19 April 1968


John Salters at the finish line of the Roof 1968


Foot-up Ace Bruce Johnstone, lying second in this year's National championship Series, with the Bultaco Matador which he will ride in the "Roof of Africa" Rally. Bruce has ridden in four "Roof" events and finished each time.


Richard Schilling VW Panzerwagen

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