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Birger Halsaa, one of the most colorful Norwegian boat racers ever. A mix of pictures.

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The first picture is from Auronzo in northern Italy 1976.
Birger Halsaa in his lay-down boat with Merc T2x in-line 6 power.
Renato Molinari in his #165 Molinari/Merc V6 2 liter.
This was the ON and OE World Championship race and Molinari won both classes.
I was watching from the shoreline.
Thanks to Roberto Bigi for this unique picture.
— with Cato Halsaa, Roberto Bigi, Rich Luhrs and Mercury Racing.

Birger in the lay down boat Bristol 1976 to the right.

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