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The Simplex Zip Revisited

The Simplex Zip is no stranger here on these pages as it is one of our favorite racing cars, along with it also being one of Peter Helck’s favorites. This is the earliest photo of it I have seen and the only one with the stub exhausts. We also included Helck’s typed capt-ion of the…

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The Simplex Zip Revisited

We were fortunate to be able to recently obtain this photo of the Simplex Zip, which is the best surviving image of it we have yet to see.  Follow this link and scroll down to five other photos of it here on The Old Motor along with more information. The Photo is dated April, 4…

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The Simplex Zip…

After looking at the photo in the previous post, it reminded me that we have not featured a Simplex on here yet. So we may as well start out with the most potent one ever made. The two photos of it with Ralph DePalma, above and George Robertson below, show what the shortened-chassis sprint racer…

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