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A drivers view
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Owen...better in a fire suit and breathers or like this ?

 

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Nobby 
with trade-mark Stetson

 

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Nobby at work bending the headers to fit 'Vet body
Background other mechanic Ray Pearce
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A bit more puff sir?
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A 10,000 mile service ?
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Weekend re-build
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Another strip down at the workshop
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Owen ready to go
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Another one of Owen
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Owen suited and booted

 

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A  young Owen 
R Hayward

 

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Don't drink and drive!
R Hayward
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Wots that bit?
Nobby and Owen

R Hayward
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Driving my Dads car
R Hayward
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I'm praying this baby will go fast
R Hayward
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Sunday driver?
R Hayward
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Bit of a tight squeeze sir?
R Hayward
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Wanna fight?
R Hayward
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Lovely pair.....
www.badboysimagin.com
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1985 in the pits
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Show car using "Paranoia" body
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Owen in 7 in early paint job
R Hayward
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Put your left leg out.....
R Hayward
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Easter 76...first 8 car Top Fuel Field 
(I think!) 
Owen in pose mode!

Jon Spoard
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Owen, Mike Fisher (Clive Skilten crew I believe) and Roland Pratt (Hillbillies) chewin' the fat
Dave Forward
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One time record holder...and proud of it!
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Themed trailer even looked the business
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Anyone seen my roll of carpet,
 it was under my arm....

  Timo Aartomaa
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Owen concentrating...or looking for his carpet

  Timo Aartomaa
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Film Star!
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At rest at the motel in Sweden alongside Tony Bodens Hit Man
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Swedish Pits
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Timing Ticket 

Jez Batch
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Stickers designed and made by Jez Batch...
clever so and so!
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Publicity shot

Alan Currans
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Owen and Nobby getting ready for a run in the Fuel Altered

Peter Jones
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Houndog 7 press release

Melvyn Holmes
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Houndog 8 Press release

Melvyn Holmes
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The things we (Melvyn) keep...a membership card from the Supporters Club.

Melvyn Holmes

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Houndog crew 
c.1980 /1981 ish:
l-r
Malcolm Brett, Brett Sherriff, Owen, Nobby's wife Anne, Nobby, (foreground Nobby and Anne's daughter Jodie)

Peter Jones

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Original from Custom Car shoot: l-r
Owen, Nobby, Alan Bates, Brett Sherriff


Nobby Hills
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Owen and Nobby with their new toy, Houndog 7

Nobby Hills
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Arty shot of Nobby holding the body up of No. 10

Nobby Hills
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Alan Bates in the cockpit of No. 10 late at night

Nobby Hills
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A piece of history, the first 5 second run from  Funny Car in Europe

Nobby Hills
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And if you think I'm brave enough to put a comment down for this shot...you must be joking! 
I still have to work with him !
(All suggestions gratefully received however.)

Nobby Hills
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Another shot of the show car built using "Paranoia" body

Nobby Hills


Another trophy for Mrs H to keep clean....

Richard Hayward

Yes...this is a youthful Owen

Richard Hayward



 

Nothing to be said...

Richard Hayward


My car is down there somewhere....

Melvyn Holmes



Check out the prices...still a lot of money in those days I guess...

Nick Pettit


I'm guessing Houndog 6

Nick Pettit


Interesting letter shows all was not perfect in the old days...unless your name was Nobby Hills !

Nick Pettit