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Henry Cooper - Crofty's Mighty Mini
Se7en Number 9 - Clarky's chariot

Purdey Cooper 1.3i (1993)

Purdey is the first car constructed by the team for entry into the Mighty Minis Championship, driven by Neil. She is also the most famous Mini in the team after being immortalised by Corgi in the form of 5200 models.

Originally destined for 'works' British Motor Heritage sponsorship, the current colour scheme - one of the most distinctive in motorsport today - was devised for the Mini Shops advertising campaign.

Purchased as a "stolen/recovered" insurance write-off, Purdey (sporting the rare Silver/Black colours from the factory) was re-built to Mighty Mini specifications during spring 1998, to contest 2 full seasons before Neil was distracted with Mildred. Winning the first Mighty Mini novice award during 1998, Purdey was a focal point in CBM's PR plan during 1999, helping to achieve coverage in at least one high street publication per month throughout the year. Purdey has starred on Meridian TV's "Classic Cars" when she was taken around Curborough circuit, BBC World Service radio(!), and also BBC TV's "Dispatches" about the Minis life.

2001 and a year off for Purdey except for one race to determine the Fastest Mini in the World. Neil found a class win and third overall a most satisfactory result after a year of rallying.

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