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A visit to Porsche and Tatra museums

July 31st, 2019
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https://driventowrite.com/2014/10/09/porsche-tatra-museums/#more-4685

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TATRA TO SUPPLY JORDAN WITH OVER 300 CHASSIS IN CZK 1 BILLION DEAL

July 20th, 2019
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TATRA TO SUPPLY JORDAN WITH OVER 300 CHASSIS IN CZK 1 BILLION DEAL

Tom McEnchroe
19-07-2019
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The Czech company Tatra Trucks will supply 328 chassis for military vehicles in a deal worth more than CZK 1 billion, the Kopřivnice based manufacturer announced in a press release on Friday. The [...]

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Concours dÉlegance Soestdijk invites Cars from behind the iron curtain

July 9th, 2019
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Here is a message for our Dutch fans.
The Concours dÉlegance Soestdijk 2019 invites cars from behind the iron curtain for their National Concours.  They organise a “Wallflowers” category for all cars from behind the wall.  If you own a Dacia, IFA, Lada, Melkus, Moskvitch, Olctit, Polonez, Polski Fiat, Scaldia, Sachsenring, Skoda, Syrena, Trabant, Tatra, Volga, [...]

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July 9th, 2019
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQ8fDugjETk&app=desktop

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Wish I could afford a Tatra

June 26th, 2019
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Converted body by Miesen bodyshop, Bonn. About 1948-1949

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Tatra Pribor closed down 20 years ago.

June 25th, 2019
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https://automix.denik.cz/magazin/posledni-byla-tatra-beta-vystava-v-priboru-pripomina-i-vyrobu-modelu-603-a-613-20190609.html

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TFI Hradec Králové Tatra Rally Report

June 9th, 2019
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The Tatra Freunde International organzied a rally in Czech Republic this year. Start and finish were in the spa resort Tree of Life in Lázně Bělohra, near Hradec Králové, in Northern Bohemia.

All competitors arrived safely on Thursday, May 30th.The next day we set off for Mlada Boleslav and vistited both the Skoda Museum and the [...]

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Meeting August Lacina and a T603 B5 1966 Video

June 7th, 2019
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Owner Jiri Prochazka, August Lacina, Kees Smit
Members of the former Tatra race team used to meet once a year for a beer and nostalgic talks.  They then also visited the start?finish of the local circuit, the Stramberk-Rybi-Zavisice triangle, t6he public roads not only used for incidental races, but also for Tatra testing. Regrettably, due to [...]

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How the Horch Sachsenring and Tatra 603 rivaled to be the preferred car in Eastern-bloc countries

May 14th, 2019
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https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=nl&sl=cs&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.auto.cz%2Fsachsenring-p-240-toto-byla-vychodonemecka-sestsettrojka-112581%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR1itOfbs9oXfNXHhQsrzF4LLT8voSjCEJ8PGC22D7JpkpUmwCtBxb9flaw

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Published in History, Press

Anybody thinking about racing a T87?

May 14th, 2019
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