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Hi there!<br>Anyone that has information about the P1800 endurance racing history? I'm particulary interested to know if there is information about the entry at the 1966 Le Mans, which was "Not Accepted". The info in the entery list states:<p>#71 - Young Barf Racing - Volvo P 1800 - Volvo (1780 cc.) (A) - Sherman Decker/Robert Buchet <p>I'm allso looking for information on other equivalent races, such as the cars that competed in the Daytona the same year. The only information I have found yet is an article about the 1964 Seebring entry, <A HREF="http://volvo1800pictures.com/document/sebring/sebring.htm" TARGET="_blank">http://volvo1800pictures.com/d...g.htm</A><p>Best regards<br>Stefan<br>
 

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Re: P1800 at Le Mans 1966? (Brago)

First of two googles...<p><A HREF="http://www.google.com/search?as_q=&num=10&hl=en&btnG=Google+Search&as_epq=Sherman+Decker&as_oq=volvo&as_eq=&lr=&as_ft=i&as_filetype=&as_qdr=all&as_occt=any&as_dt=i&as_sitesearch=&safe=active" TARGET="_blank">http://www.google.com/search?a...ctive</A><p><A HREF="http://www.google.com/search?as_q=&num=50&hl=en&btnG=Google+Search&as_epq=Robert+Buchet&as_oq=volvo&as_eq=&lr=&as_ft=i&as_filetype=&as_qdr=all&as_occt=any&as_dt=i&as_sitesearch=&safe=active" TARGET="_blank">http://www.google.com/search?a...ctive</A><p>George Dill<p>
 

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Re: P1800 at Le Mans 1966? (gdill2)

That article about Sebring was great, real interesting reading and pictures. I just came in the house after starting work on the rust repair on my 1800. I took out the front carpets and was struggling to get that tar paper stuff unstuck from the metal, and now I read about those guys having the same problem in 1964. They were right, that stuff really sticks (except where the sheet metal rusted away from under it).
 

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Re: P1800 at Le Mans 1966? (gdill2)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>gdill2</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">First of two googles...<p><A HREF="http://www.google.com/search?as_q=&num=10&hl=en&btnG=Google+Search&as_epq=Sherman+Decker&as_oq=volvo&as_eq=&lr=&as_ft=i&as_filetype=&as_qdr=all&as_occt=any&as_dt=i&as_sitesearch=&safe=active" TARGET="_blank">http://www.google.com/search?a...ctive</A><p><A HREF="http://www.google.com/search?as_q=&num=50&hl=en&btnG=Google+Search&as_epq=Robert+Buchet&as_oq=volvo&as_eq=&lr=&as_ft=i&as_filetype=&as_qdr=all&as_occt=any&as_dt=i&as_sitesearch=&safe=active" TARGET="_blank">http://www.google.com/search?a...ctive</A><p>George Dill<p></TD></TR></TABLE><p>George, did you find any further information in those two google searches? I may be looking to quick, but I can only find the listings from Le Mans, which is the same information as I posted above.<p>Best<br>Stefan
 

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Re: P1800 at Le Mans 1966? (Brago)

Yeah, same post in many tongues from different sources.<p>I'll dig some more.<p>George Dill
 

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Re: P1800 at Le Mans 1966? (gdill2)

Umm... silly question: The article seems to start in mid-sentence... do you have the previous page(s)? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><br>Otherwise - cool! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: P1800 at Le Mans 1966? (Ian F)

Here are (slightly?) related sites...<p>George Dill<p>(Sorry if these are time-wasters)<p><A HREF="http://64.233.167.104/search?q=cache:y2Yh2T0BgFcJ:www.hsrca.org.au/vol10_n3.pdf+volvo,+participants+%22le+mans%22+1966+1800+winners&hl=en" TARGET="_blank">http://64.233.167.104/search?q...hl=en</A><p><A HREF="http://www.classicdriver.com/uk/magazine/3700.asp?id=11969" TARGET="_blank">http://www.classicdriver.com/u...11969</A><p><A HREF="http://216.239.39.104/translate_c?hl=en&sl=fr&u=http://www.grandprixdetours.com/participants2005/participants2005.htm&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dvolvo,%2Bparticipants%2B%2522le%2Bmans%2522%2B1966%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26safe%3Dactive%26sa%3DG%26as_qdr%3Dall" TARGET="_blank">http://216.239.39.104/translat...3Dall</A><p><A HREF="http://www.motorbar.co.uk/volvoxc90t6.htm" TARGET="_blank">http://www.motorbar.co.uk/volvoxc90t6.htm</A><p><A HREF="http://www.siteset.co.uk/safari/extra1.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.siteset.co.uk/safari/extra1.html</A><p>
 

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Re: P1800 at Le Mans 1966? (gdill2)

Thanks for your efforts George!<p>Sorry but they are all but one about either PV544, 142 or XC90 cars. The one left is about a P1800 that participated in the "Grand Prix de Tours" - a race for historic racing cars.<p>Best<br>Stefan
 
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