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Imp 07

The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Thursday 9 to Monday 13 August

Rosemary Smith inspecting the line-up
Rosemary Smith, lady in pink, at Imp 07, inspecting the line-up, 12 August 2007


The registry number links to a web page on that car with photos by Pieter Posthuma and me.

Arrival Registration Car Owner
no. 015??
VTX 789G Davrian
no. 033
UOA 380H Hillman Husky
dark green
no. 044??
APP 520F Commer Imp van
Marina Green
I.M. & V.M. Coleman, Marlow, Buckinghamshire
no. 066??
FXE 303C Sunbeam Imp Sport
white car with blue Saltire top, no side stripe
modified engine lid; Minilites?
Marc Ibbotson
no. 069
600 EYG, none up front Sunbeam Imp Sport
Glade Green metallic, red stripe on chrome strip
no. 071
RGO 783E Lavender blue
Higham Auto Services
Richard LeMarquand
Northans, United Kingdom
no. 073
WNF 438L  
Orange rally Imp with white top, Hartwell style
Cibie lights
no. 074??
PTR 601G Hillman Husky
Blue with white top
Cibie lights, alloy wheels
no. 075??
LYD 525L Hillman Imp
Blue, thin chrome strip
Bumper overriders; alloy wheels, painted partly black
no. 087
VVP 972J Hillman Imp van
Gordon & Isobel Ritchie
Stonhaven (Kincardineshire), Scotland
no. 090
WGH 679G Hillman Husky
Polar White, red interior
no. 097
66-76-GX Sunbeam Stiletto, 1968
Glade Green metallic
Frank & Marianne Schram
Hazerswoude Rijndijk, The Netherlands
no. 099
GBC 662D Commer Imp van
pale Green
David Andrews
Harborne, Birmingham, England
no. 104
GZU 876 Sunbeam Stiletto, 1968
Polar White
no. 102
OPT 434J Clan Crusader
no. 117??
OFN 446M Hillman Imp
Golden Sand metallic, black stripe on chrome strip
no. 118??
XKP 773J (Celyn) Imp
bright blue, no side stripes
Frances Coombs, Wales
no. 129
JUE 463L Imp Sport
bright green rally Imp, black stripe on chrome strip
front radiator? Minilites? extra lights
no. 133
NAE 346F Hillman Husky
Polar White
no. 138??
JKP 91N  
red, black stripe on chrome strip
no. 142
LPV 433G Chamois
grey with red stripe, dark grey sills
no. 143??
LRM 131P Hillman Imp Deluxe
dark blue metallic
very nice
Hugh Liddle, Glasgow
no. 145
GHO 430D  
light blue saloon
Andy ?
no. 150??
ROD 159R Hillman Imp (Chrysler)
bright blue
no. 156
CWL 81C Hillman Imp
Maroon with white roof
Adrian Oliver
no. 161
PYA 241P  
red, with 4 white stripes
no. 165
KEC 658J Sunbeam Stiletto, 1968
Polar White
no. 186
OMR 799G Hillman Husky
light blue
no. 196
CAG 172C Singer Chamois
red, no stripe down the side
award for the best Singer saloon
no. 206??
FAB 1 Hillman Husky
no. 208
FAB 1 Hillman Husky
no. 209??
HBU 15D Imp Sport
Turquoise metallic, black bonnet
no. 227
SMC 286M Hillman Imp
light blue metallic
Paul Whittington, Ian Toone
Northans, United Kingdom
no. 247
WYX 348G Sunbeam Stiletto, 1969
Golden Bronze metallic
no. 253
YRU 172K Sunbeam Stiletto
silver, much modified.
no. 258
LVF 285E Hillman Husky
Polar White, black stripe on chrome on a blue background
no. 259??
EYU 897J Sunbeam Imp Sport
red, black stripe on chrome
no. 260
WKV 811K  
Aston Grey
no. 263
DMA 19F Sunbeam Stiletto
turquoise metallic
Les Key
no. 274
  spaceframe Stiletto
also took a few laps at Lydden
Robert Knox

VIJ 8674

NAX 970F Husky, Polar White

XLY 828G Husky, light blue

WYU 976H Husky, electric blue

PTR 601G Husky, two-tone: blue car with white top

KHN 664D, van, two-tone: Marina Green with yellow nose-tip and roof

GRM 486D, van, bright blue

FDH 44H, Stiletto, Turquoise metallic / Martin Dingle

Non-Impish participants

no. 226
VTX 789G Darrian
white / green / red
Wales. sponsored by Dalton's ATVs


Not necessarily participants of Imp 07 - just put here for me while I work on this file - for easy reference. Pardon me...

76-45-BS Green Imp with white roof, pulling a Puck along Jaap & Annette ten Hoeve
Barneveld, The Netherlands
96-61-HT Californian
Piet & Judith Tromp
Hoogwoud, The Netherlands
85-01-DE red with non-glossy boot and engine lid - to rally Harm & Jeanette van Dijk
Schelluinen, The Netherlands
72-85-MS Sunbeam
white with non-glossy boot and engine lid - to rally
Ernst-Paul Keizer & Martine
Fluitenberg, The Netherlands
VVV 623L bright blue Ed Nikel
Northampton, United Kingdom
GHL 109N Clan
Dick Nikel
Northampton, United Kingdom
26-08-GS Sunbeam Imp de Luxe Mk 2
two-tone: blue top, white car
Pieter Posthuma
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
76-10-PN Sunbeam Stiletto
blue metallic
Franka Steenhuis
The Hague, The Netherlands
FPM 8C Hillman Imp
Polar white Imp (Not the two-tone: blue top, white car with the St. Andrew's cross on the roof)
Robin & Lynnette Human
Lower Morden (Surrey), United Kingdom
Hillman Imp
Hans Slenders
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Singer Chamois
Steve 'Mayo' Gray and Neil Gray
Bognor Regis, (West Sussex), United Kingdom
Sunbeam Stiletto
Christopher Whitworth
Wirral, United Kingdom
PNE 773J Sunbeam Imp Sport
two-tone: yellow top, red car
Wouter Hol
Flintshire, United Kingdom
ENV 273K imp
Not in his two-tone Imp (white top, orange car) as promised, but in a bright yellow one.
Richard Tompkins
Northampton, United Kingdom
UML 264M imp
two-tone: white top, red car
Lee Fisher
Ashton-Under-Lyne (Lancshire), United Kingdom
MGW 815D Hillman Imp
Gillian Hill & John
Crawley (West Sussex), United Kingdom
DPW 356K imp
Mark Boyd
Ballynure (Antrim), Northern Ireland
ONB 499H imp
Keith & Mary Robbins
Retford (Nottinghamshire), United Kingdom
NJH 754L imp
luminous green metallic
Ken & Jill Dunkley
Letchworth Garden City (Hertfordshire), United Kingdom
77-19-ZS Sunbeam Imp convertible
dark red metallic
Cor (J.C.) & Yolanda van den Berg
Bussum, The Netherlands
bright blue
Bryan Lomas
Willington, United Kingdom
Hillman Husky
Polar White
Graham Traxson
Willington, United Kingdom
YNP 128W Hillman Imp
dark red
Tony Dowler
Stroud, United Kingdom
YAB 697G Hillman Imp DeLuxe
Andy Smith
Kings Stanley (Gloucestershire), England /
52-59-DT Singer Chamois
Fam. Herman van Muijlwijk
Schelluinen, The Netherlands
UVF 987H (not LWK 593F as intended) Sunbeam Stiletto
bronze metallic
Simon Benoy
Stevenage, United Kingdom
Ed and Jane Rhys
Wotton-under-Edge (Glos), United Kingdom
RHK 339K Ginetta G15
Colin Valentine
Wetherby, Rufforth (York), United Kingdom
OVC 566P Concept Centaur
black, kind-of
Roger Swift
Little Gaddesden, Berkhamsted (Hertfordshire), United Kingdom
DSK 65G Sunbeam Stiletto
turkois metallic
Andrew Harker
Sauchie, Scotland
NJT 559J bright yellow Hillman Imp Super with a spoiler. Mark Harker
Sauchie, Scotland
electric blue?
Andy Gill
Crawley (West Sussex), United Kingdom
Adrian & Pauline Oliver
Alveston, Bristol, United Kingdon
web site
UAB 576F Sunbeam Stiletto
Polar White
Chantal & Ben Stride
Shoreham by Sea, United Kingdom
FGK 26J Sunbeam Imp Sport
pinkish brown metallic
Philip & Nadene Mountain
Norton, Doncaster, United Kingdom
JCA 766E Hillman Husky
Vince & Dot Frost
Caerwys near Mold (Flintshire), United Kingdom
two-tone: green car, yellow top; red car with non-glossy black bootlid and engine cover
Martin Bramwell & Bethan Frost
Caerwys near Mold (Flintshire), United Kingdom
DR-50-83 Sunbeam Stiletto
goldenbronze metallic
Rob Immers
Nuenen, The Netherlands
461 JIK Hillman Imp
John & Cepta Sheppard
Oristown, Kells (Meath), Ireland
Commer van
Polar White, blue streak
Keith Evans
Cheltenham, Gloucester, United Kingdom
78-95-DD dark blue Sunbeam Chamois (not their green Commer Imp van) Johan Arends & family
Vries, The Netherlands
WVS 192 Sunbeam Stiletto, which they didn't bring...
Polar White
Alan C. Ramsay & Christelle (Alexandra, Callum
Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland
CSF 156B B&S Nymph
Jim Fraser
Rosyth (Five), Scotland
DSU 353G imp
bright blue with white St. Andrew's cross on the roof
Scott Fanning
Clydebank, Scotland
Steve & Sylvia Armitage
Fletching common, Newick, England
NGC 160K imp
Chris Boakes
Crawley (West Sussex), UK
LVS 718F Singer Chamois
Susan & Andy Ellis
Edingburgh, Scotland
light blue
Andy Jones
without any of his Imps Jimmy Crampton
  Eleanor Miller, Wingham, Canterbury
  Eric Kuiper, The Hague
no show

PGH 640L, blue Hillman Imp Super
JCO 141F, green Singer Chamois coupé

GCH 551J, bright blue
FTW 934H, blue Hillman Californian with a vinyl roof
OOY 635L, metallic blue with new alloys
DPO 946L, metallic golden brown Hillman


96-98-HU Sunbeam Chamois
Paul Vink

The Imp Site

The Imp Club Ltd.; photo album; Imp 07 and another one at the Imp Club forum
Frank's album at PhotoBucket
ImpManiac's album at PhotoBucket
bazzateer's album at PhotoBucket
Frances Coombs' album at Fotopic (celyn)
Bryan Fletcher's album at PhotoBox

YouTube links:
- Imps racing at Lydden, Kent, a movieclip from Bonnyisabear

© Franka