The P&O System…

Posted: June 24, 2018 in Fotos, Touring Cars
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As in ‘Prang It and You Own It’…

Here Bob Kent allowed Randall Bromfield to do a few practice laps of Baskerville in 1970 aboard his very tidy 1310cc Morris Cooper S, whereupon Randall ‘lost it at the bottom of the hill’.

Bigtime by the look of it.

Clearly Randall had not mastered the complex topography of that particular part of Tasmania to the required degree. The fiscal arrangements between ‘ole Randall and trusting Bob subsequent to this misunderstanding of the laws of physics remains unrecorded but it seems to me The P&O System is an eminently fair and reasonable one in circumstances such as this…


All photos

Tailpiece: Daffy-Ducked ‘innit like?- it will take more than the application of Uri Geller’s talents and polish before the ‘brick is ready for its next meeting…


  1. Hoi Polloi says:

    No rollcage, no helmet…those were the days…

    • markbisset says:

      Yep Hoi,
      I wonder when roll bars became compulsory in Oz Touring Cars?- it must have been about then. No doubt Randall needed a trip to his Chiropractor after this contretemps.

      • Hoi Polloi says:

        Guess so Mark, at least he wore safety belts, that may have saved him. I wonder was he one of the guys looking at the car on that pic?

      • markbisset says:

        Not familiar with either driver. It will be interesting to see what other details pop up from the post.

  2. Rob says:


    I give up! What exactly is “The P&O System” please?


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