It was queried recently what became of the straight-eight blown 8C Alfa Romeo on which Donald Healey based the design of the 2-litre Triumph Dolomite sports-car and which he subsequently had re-assembled for his own use on the road. As we have said, ask these things in MOTOR SPORT and an answer is usually forthcoming. So it is in this case. Mr. J. Ashford-Fleet fells us that he was employed by J. H. Bartlett at the time and remembers the car being purchased by Jack Bartlett from the Triumph Motor Co. It was, he says, driven down from Coventry to London by Charles Brackenbury, where it was put into stock at Pembridge Villas and later sold to Dick Wilkins.
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