1966 .. Monte Carlo rally , GRX 195 D ,works prepared , group 2 ,1275cc Cooper S , driven by T.V. presenter Raymond Baxter with Jack Scott (once Paddy Hopkirk's co.driver) . Along with the top 3 finishers , GRX 5 / 55 / 555 D , they were disqualified for spurious headlamp irregularities , the organisers never lived the scandal down .
“A three second exposure meant that subjects had to stand very still to avoid being blurred, and holding a smile for that period was tricky. As a result, we have a tendency to see our Victorian ancestors as even more formal and stern than they might have been.”