Monthly Archives: May 2011

Lohner-Porsche Electric Car Replica

I recently got an email from Brian Harper, who is the Deputy Editor, Post Driving for the National Post, a major Canadian newspaper.  Brian is a real car guy and I enjoy our frequent exchanges on issues related to cars.  … Continue reading

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2011 Mille Miglia Rally Winners

On the weekend of May 14, the winners of the 2011 Mille Miglia rally were decided in what is one of the most spectacular event in rallying.  Perhaps no other rally in the world has as much prestige as the … Continue reading

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British Iron Association of Massachusetts 2011 Spring Motorcycle Show

On Sunday, May 29, I attended the 2011 British Iron Association of Massachusetts Spring Motorcycle Show at the Singletary Rod & Gun Club in Oxford, MA.  The weather started out a little cloudy, but around mid-morning the sun came out … Continue reading

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Critical Qualifying Results Establishes 2011 Monaco Grand Prix Grid

Today the qualifying runs for the 2011 Monaco Grand Prix were held through the classic street circuit in Monte Carlo.  Due to the difficulty in passing on this street circuit, a good qualifying result is critical to a good finish in … Continue reading

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Dakar Rally Has a New Route in 2012 – Now Ends in Peru

This year Dakar will have a substantial change in the route.   In 2012, the Dakar will be including Peru in the route instead of just Argentina and Chile.  This new route will be more than 9,000 kilometres in length with … Continue reading

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Results of the 2011 Penn-York Rally

Last weekend, May 20 – 22, 2011, the Northeast Rally Club held the Penn-York Rally which was based in Beach Lake, PA.  This rally is a time-speed rally (no distances are given and no odometers of any kind are allowed) so the competitors … Continue reading

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Cord: A Car Ahead of Its Time

Alex Korovkine sent me some pictures of another car on display at the 2011 Newport Concours D’Elegance – a Cord 810.  The Cord cars were very advanced cars which had features in the 1930s that were not provided in other North American … Continue reading

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