Fun fuelled events at Felixstowe in 1973

The Eastern Counties Motor Club held autotests in Felixstowe in 1973 Picture: JOHN KERR

The Eastern Counties Motor Club held autotests in Felixstowe in 1973 Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: John Kerr

And they’re off! We take a drive down to Felixstowe in today’s days gone by, the Eastern Counties Motor Club took on the autotests in 1973.

The Eastern Counties Motor Club held autotests in Felixstowe in 1973 Picture: JOHN KERR

The Eastern Counties Motor Club held autotests in Felixstowe in 1973 Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: John Kerr

Vintage sports cars burned some rubber as they made their way around the tight course in a show of skill and accuracy.

The Eastern Counties Motor Club held autotests in Felixstowe in 1973 Picture: JOHN KERR

The Eastern Counties Motor Club held autotests in Felixstowe in 1973 Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: John Kerr

A host of petrolheads gathered to watch the event unfold, some with tense looks on their faces as the drivers got close to the obstacles.

The Eastern Counties Motor Club held autotests in Felixstowe in 1973 Picture: JOHN KERR

The Eastern Counties Motor Club held autotests in Felixstowe in 1973 Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: John Kerr

A classic Mini took a sharp corner, to try and get a fast time, and a VW Beetle geared up to try and beat the opposition.

The Eastern Counties Motor Club held autotests in Felixstowe in 1973 Picture: JOHN KERR

The Eastern Counties Motor Club held autotests in Felixstowe in 1973 Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: John Kerr

The winners were awarded with their trophies.

The Eastern Counties Motor Club held autotests in Felixstowe in 1973 Picture: JOHN KERR

The Eastern Counties Motor Club held autotests in Felixstowe in 1973 Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: John Kerr


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Do you remember the Eastern Counties Motor Club, did you attend any of their events?

The Eastern Counties Motor Club held autotests in Felixstowe in 1973 Picture: JOHN KERR

The Eastern Counties Motor Club held autotests in Felixstowe in 1973 Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: John Kerr

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