Lea-Francis cars assembled in pub car park

As the slightly damp members who had persevered through the morning’s rain turned up for lunch at the designated pub prior to the scatter rally, the rain clouds started to part and this turned out to be the end of the rain and set the tone for what would be a great Lea Francis weekend.

Below is an article from the Allgemeine-Zeitung reporting on the involvement of three local motor sports clubs in the Rheingau, Ingelheim and Bingen with the charity "Red Nose Day". The photo shows, in the foreground, two club presidents with the clown-doctor Pille-Palle and in the background, Lea-Francis Owners' Club member Horst Meinart stands next to his 1928 Lea-Francis P-Type Special, other members of the local car clubs and a 1963 Opel Kapitän.

The story is also available in the online edition of Allgemeine-Zeitung here.

Bild Newspaper from Horst cutting

 

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