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cortina

In Spanish, literally, a curtain. In Spanish architecture or its derivatives, corbeled stonework directly below a balcony or windowsill.
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Richard Meaden immediately stormed into the lead over the opening stint, pursued at a distance by Jackie Oliver's BMW, Mark Sumpter's Lotus Cortina and Neal, who had gained an astonishing 10 positions in barely the blink of an eye.
Mike Gardiner's Lotus Cortina wound up third after the similar car of Mark Jones was forced into retirement - albeit not before posting fastest lap - while Johnson made it two top 10 finishes in as many races, hustling his Mini Cooper to eighth overall and class victory.
Your dad probably drove a Ford Cortina or a Vauxhall Cavalier.
I tend not to get star struck and just think of it as me driving in an old Cortina.
Ron Birch of Denbigh with his pride and joy, the 1968 Ford Cortina Picture: ROBERT PARRY JONES rj240807Birch-1.
Many other Cortinas were also built in Ford plants overseas - in Australia, South Africa, Amsterdam, Cork, and Genk (Belgium).
Sholto Gilbertson, of auctioneers Bonhams, said: "This is the most famous Ford Lotus Cortina to have come on the market.
The Cortina estate soon became available with the option of simulated wood side and tailgate trim.
It was in 1962 that the Cortina first hit the road in response to the rising sales figures of other manufacturers, including BMC, and it certainly was a class act.
At the San Juan and Las Cortinas prospects a second phase significantly expanded geophysics program will begin in mid-March following up the recently completed successful first phase program.
THEY were the staple of secondhand motor mags in the early 1980s, but this Ford Cortina is on track to fetch PS120,000.