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Fordís advert after the 1969 Bathurst tyre debacle regained all the kudos they had lost that day

Eric Waples, Albion Park, NSW

THAT Sports Car World title (HO Down the Hume, Classic Wheels, September) may be long-departed, but the legendary status appropriated to the Ford product from that photo will endure forever.

In a similar vein, Bill Tuckey once mentioned that Fordís advertisement after the 1969 Bathurst 500 tyre debacle (right) regained all the kudos the company had lost that day.

Anyway, I was prompted to

Fordís advert after the 1969 Bathurst tyre debacle regained all the kudos they had lost that day

extract the copy of the SCW magazine from my archives and, like all gripping yarns, I found myself engrossed in that Hume escapade all over again.