Man’s car wins it for girls

Matamata Chronicle - - Motoring - By NICKI DAVIDSON

When Nicky Telford and her mum Jan drive around in their fully re­stored 1972 HO Mach 1 Mus­tang, re­ac­tions to the shiny red paint­work and purring mo­tor are com­i­cally sim­i­lar.

Other driv­ers wave and flash their lights. Men sigh and get a slightly glazed look in their eyes and they know the months of painstak­ing work has been worth it, said Nicky.

‘‘The car was re­stored as a trib­ute to my dad Len Telford who passed away 21⁄ years ago. He al­ways wanted to do it, so we have ful­filled the dream on his be­half.’’

Restora­tion has in­cluded the car be­ing stripped right back and a mul­ti­tude of over­seas-sourced

Mighty Mus­tang: Jan and Nicky Telford with their prize win­ning 1972 HO Mach 1 Mus­tang.

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