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Dedicated to the memory of the late Brian Archer who fulfilled his dream to re-create John Sprinzel's Sebring Sprite Coupé

 

8426 UE known as the "Roadster"

[Chassis No: ST 450 S]

The restored Works "roadster" is shown below at a time when it was prepared for sale by auction in 2009. It was owned at that time by Mark Flanders who had tracked it down and bought it in Georgia in 1989. Raced six times in the 90's, it was restored by Euro Coach in 2007.

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[Some of these pictures kindly supplied by Ian Ashfield]

 

roadster-12This photo (right) of 8426UE, showing the body/chassis unit on a trailer, was sent to me in 2010 by Hans Wurl of Vintage Racing Motors who then owned the car.

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in the 12 hours..
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Sebring, 1961
Champion
Champion plugs publicity article following Sebring 12 hours 1961

See also the article from "Chatter" magazine 1991 entitled 'First Racing Prototype'.
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Amelia Island 2008
(photos Pete Taylor)
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