Monthly Archives: March 2011

Springfield Vintage Grand Prix is On! (Now Cancelled!! See May 26 Post)

Early this week, the May 2011 issue of Hemming’s Sports & Exotic Car arrived at my house.  A brief article that caught my eye noted that this year the Vintage Sports Car Club of America (VSCCA) will be holding the Springfield … Continue reading

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Some Upcoming Event Posters

Tomorrow perhaps the best classic car show will get underway in Essen, Germany.  Techno Classica runs from March 30 to April 3. Techno Classica Essen is an automotive industry trade event which is entirely dedicated to Vintage & Classic automobiles.  … Continue reading

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Martin Jubb (King Cog or the Haldaman) Passes

I have been away for a couple of days, but I came back to find this sad news in my inbox: The King is Dead.  Martin Richard Jubb aka King Cog aka Haldaman left this world on March 27, 2011 … Continue reading

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2011 Australian Grand Prix Race Results

The 2011 Australian Grand Prix race for Formula 1 race cars was held today in Melbourne, Australia.  For those of us in the eastern United States, the race was in the middle of the night.  This was the first race … Continue reading

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Saturday Results from the 2011 Vodafone Rally de Portugal

Sebastien Ogier is in a good position to win this weekend’s 2011 Vodafone Rally de Portugal, as his finished Saturday 37.6 seconds ahead of team mate Sebastien Loeb. Friday’s leader Jari-Matti Latvala had a broken driveshaft on in his Ford … Continue reading

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Friday’s Results at the 2011 Vodafone Rallye de Portugal

On Friday’s 7th and last stage at the 2011 Rallye de Portugal, Latvala, in a Ford Fiesta RS WRC, moved into first place with the fastest time on Stage Seven, as Ogier, in a Citroen, dropped back to ensure he … Continue reading

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Australian Grand Prix Qualifying Results Set the Grid

The qualifying for the 2011 Australian Grand Prix took place on Saturday at Albert Park in Melbourne, Australia.  This is where we finally got to see what the race teams really had. In the first session, Q3, as I predicted, … Continue reading

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Australian Grand Prix Friday Practice has a Few Surprises

Last night I got up and watched the Friday practice for the Australian Grand Prix.  The fastest two cars were the two McLaren cars driven by Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton.  McLaren had been slow in pre-season testing, so this … Continue reading

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Ken Block Has a Big Roll in Rally de Portugal

Ken Block and co-driver Alex Gelsomino were taken to a hospital for precautionary checks after a violent roll during WRC Rally of Portugal shakedown stage.  Block’s roll occurred about 1 mile into the shakedown stage during their fourth pass on … Continue reading

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Robert Kubica is Getting Better, But It Will Take Time

Robert Kubica’s rally accident seems that it was even worse than I thought it was.  A report that I read the other day said that Kubica’s right arm was almost completely severed in the rally accident.  They say that his recovery … Continue reading

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