Monthly Archives: August 2011

Rallying With a Curta Calculator – Part 5

Now it’s time to go rallying with the Curta.  For this example, let’s assume that you are re-starting after checking into a control.  As you will see, starting from mileage 0.00 is even simpler.  Alternatively you might want to re-set … Continue reading

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Great Race 2012 Route Announced

On August 25, 2011 it was announced that the 2012 Hemmings Motor News Great Race will start in Traverse City, Michigan on June 23, 2012.  For 2012, the Great Race route will travel north to Canada, crossing at Sault Ste. … Continue reading

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Tri-State Fuel Economy Championship, September 18, 2011

There is a new fuel economy event, the Tri-State Fuel Economy Championship, available in the northeast.  This fuel economy event will take place in Williamstown, Massachusetts on September 18, 2011.  This event is also interesting as both cars and motorcycles … Continue reading

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Triumph TR4 Ex-Works Rally Cars in the UK

This past week I was contacted by Tony Sheach who lives in the UK.  Tony owns the ex-works Triumph TR4 rally car that Vic Elford / John Sprinzel etc drove (Original UK Registration: 3VC), and he is also currently restoring … Continue reading

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Manchester Ontario Motorcycle Show, August 24, 2011

This week I got an email message from Lewis Myers about a motorcycle show that he attended in Manchester, Ontario on August 24, 2011.  The show was quite big, for a week night event, with about 500 motorcycles. Lewis sent … Continue reading

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Cars At the South African Car Show Identified

On August 18, 2011 I posted some photos that were sent to me by JD Fentie of a recent car show in South Africa.  I asked for help in identifying the cars in those photos.  Pierre Van Dalen of South … Continue reading

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Great Motorcycle Show: Brit-Jam 2011

Last Sunday, August 21, 2011, the British Iron Association of Connecticut held their annual bike show in East Haddam, CT.  I joined my motorcycle club, the British Iron Association of Massachusetts, on a ride down to this show.  There was … Continue reading

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TJ Grewal Pics of the Ferrari GTO

Just about every Sunday night TJ Grewal sends out some car pictures to a number of people.  I am pleased to be on TJ’s distribution list.  This past Sunday night, TJ sent out some pictures of what he calls “the … Continue reading

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The Lancia D24 and Lancia D25 Cars

Earlier in August I posted an image by artist Carlo Demand of a scene from the 1953 Carrera Panamericana which included Juan Manuel Fangio in a Lancia D24.  The image below is of that Lancia D24 which is on display at … Continue reading

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Another Type Of Kanto Seiki Odometer

A reader of this website, Rohin Bhimjiani of Australia, recently sent me a photo of a Kanto Seiki odometer that he has.  His Kanto Seiki Odometer is a little different than mine. A Kanto Seiki Odometer For a look at … Continue reading

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