Ralph Broad RIP

sportsman

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This for me is very sad news.Ralph was very instrumental in helping me start my racing career with one of his Broadspeed Ford Anglia's.He always had time to answer any question that I might have, and also offer advice on different car set ups.
Rest in peace Ralph.

"Legendary touring car team boss Ralph Broad has died at the age of 84.

Broad established Broadspeed Engineering in 1962 and became a rival to the works Cooper squad with his Minis in the British Saloon Car Championship (later the BTCC).

Its successes attracted works support for an assault on the European Touring Car Championship in 1965 and class wins came at Monza, Spa and the Nurburgring in Minis driven by the likes of John Fitzpatrick, John Handley and Broad himself

http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/86853
 
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