Beach Mk 4B s/n 102 - Fred Minning's car

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Fred Minning - Mk 4B
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At work on #102 under watchful eye
 - His 1964 Imp Special is in foreground
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Daytona 1965?
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Fred Minning

Vero FL



1968-72 James Welz



Jack Knight 69-70 ARRC
1973 Rick Capone?? Riviera Beach, FL Fiat 850 Fiat  -
1973-76 Charles Brown N. Palm Beach, FL Fiat 850 Fiat 75 CSPRRC
1976 Billy Bender? Jupiter, FL MC  -   -
1977? Carey Culpepper FL  -  - currently disassembled

Minning sold this car in 1968 or so to James Welz. Welz says it was RHD with a center shifter at the time. He moved the shifter to the right side, added a new roll bar, and yellow trim paint at this point. He ran it in the 1969 and 1970 ARRC runoffs.  After 1970 Welz changed it to a larger displacement CSR Imp engine before selling it.

The next owner (unknown currently, but maybe associated with Rick Capone's race shop) evidently installed a Fiat 850 engine, painted it blue with yellow trim, and changed it back to LHD.

Charlie Brown acquired it some time 1972-74 and ran it in the 1975 CSPRRC runoffs. He removed the engine and added a LeGrand sprocket drive intending to convert it to a Honda motorcycle engine, but sold it without engine before doing so.

Billy Bender was evidently the next owner, as Carey Culpepper acquired it from him. Culpepper owns it today.