John Mitchell

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John Mitchel at Snetterton (Scott brown Trophy), being chased by Andrew Hedges in a Sebring Sprite.

Gullwing John Mitchell

Lovely rare colour picture taken by fellow Marcos racer John Sutton, giving a clear view of the engine’s position in the chassis and the peculiar exhaust system. Together with John Sutton, John Mitchell was part of the English team in the world cup at Zandvoort, Holland.

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Snetterton 3 hours race in 1961

A couple of nice pictures supplied by Rob Petersen from Zandvoort (Holland), where Mitchell took part in the World Cup race.

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Distinctive work gear in the paddock!

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It is not known if this car survives. Who has any clues?

Thanks to Per for the supply of most pictures on this page.

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