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1973 Datsun 240Z Race Car


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When Spike Anderson went trawling for a bottom-feeder race car in England, he started at a fish-and-chip shop. Anderson bought “LAL,” a four-year-old Datsun 240Z from a Greek fish-and-chip shop owner, a Mr. Michael. Stripped, prepared, and repainted in Spike’s “Samurai” colors, the car was entered for the Silverstone 6-hour relay race in May 1977, successfully completing 158 laps.


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