V-C miscellany

Donald Parker has sent the accompanying photograph of Leslie Ballamy showing the Model-A Ford he was running up to his death to John Willis and Donald Bastow. Naturally it was fitted with the LMB divided-front-axle ifs, which Ballamy had commercialised before the war, for cars with transverse springs, but which made the Ford ineligible for VSCC events, although had the conversion been done before the war it would have qualified. In his last years L M Ballamy was engaged in designing a car with a Ford V6 engine, to be called the Dragonfly. W B