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Paddy Power with Hopkirk and his 'Big Healey'

While quietly minding his own business in his local pub, veteran rally driver Paddy Hopkirk is challenged by a young pretender who wonders whether he still ‘has it’…

You’ll already have guessed how this ends; however, the short film – another produced by Simon Kidston – is worth the watch just to see the legendary Irish rally hero back at the wheel of the same ‘Big Healey’ in which he won the Austrian Alpine Rally 50 years ago.

Video: Simon Kidston

You can find numerous Austin-Healeys for sale in the Classic Driver Market.