Chop-chop!

Australian Muscle Car - - Moffat's Keepsakes -

Ever won­dered what be­came of Mof­fat’s wrecked ‘Project B52’ Fal­con – the XB Hard­top that was writ­ten off in a trans­porter fire on the way to Ade­laide In­ter­na­tional Race­way the pre­vi­ous year? In Au­gust, 1977, Mof­fat towed the scorched, bat­tered re­mains to the Royal Chil­dren’s Hospi­tal in Mel­bourne – where he pro­ceeded to take to it with an axe! As the Mel­bourne Her­ald’s re­porter wrote, be­tween blows of the axe on the Hard­top’s roof, Mof­fat said: “This is Peter Brock… this is Harry Firth… Al­lan Grice… Frank Gard­ner …and Bob Jane. I think I’ve fin­ished the field.” The in­ten­tion was to chop the Fal­con into about 600 pieces, some of which would be au­to­graphed by Mof­fat, and sold off at the Sandown 400 meet­ing, with all pro­ceeds go­ing to the hospi­tal. Any read­ers with a piece of this car? If you do, send us your pics!

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