This month we bring you the first of a new monthly column devoted to the many racing barn finds and “Hidden Treasures” unearthed around the world each year. Each month our intrepid racing sleuth, Mark Brinker, will select an interersting rediscovered treasure submitted by you, the reader. So send your photos and stories to Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org
Owen Gibson of Arivaca, Arizona is twice blessed. Not only did he find the 1957 Townsend Mark I in 2000, a car he reintroduced to the world at the 2006 Monterey Historics, he recently uncovered the wildest of all Towsend creations, the midengined Mk V. This makes Gibson the caretaker of Frank Townsend’s first and last American road racing specials, a distinction he relishes.
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