Monthly Archives: October 2011

Announcing a New Source of Performance Parts – Street Rate Parts

A good friend of mine and a person well known to many in racing and rallying, Chris Thompson, (aka Mr. T) has opened a new business, Street Rate Parts, to serve the racing and rally community.  I know Chris quite … Continue reading

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Chris Duplessis to Compete in the WRC at Wales Rally GB!

Great news for North American stage rallying – Chris Duplessis is going to be competing in the upcoming World Rally Championship rally, the Wales Rally GB!  Chris was the 2010 2WD Rally America National Champion, won his class at the … Continue reading

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Now Two American Entries for the 2012 Trans Am Rally

A couple of months ago I posted a story on this website noting that no Americans had entered the 2012 Trans Am Rally.  The Trans Am Rally will start in New York City and end in Alaska.  This type of rally … Continue reading

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Entries Closed Early for the 2012 Dakar Rally

Entry for the 2012 Dakar Rally has been closed for cars and trucks two weeks ahead of the planned entry closure date.  This early closure was due to the large number of entries that had reached the field limit of … Continue reading

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Frank Beyer’s 2011 International Rally New York Report

Last weekend, October 22/23, Frank Beyer and Mike Mazoway attended the International Rally of New York in Narrowsburg, NY to help out as volunteers.  Frank (aka Dr. Devio) prepared the following report about that rally: “…in one of the biggest … Continue reading

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Alcan 5000 Rally Goes North in February 2012

On Friday night, October 21, I had the pleasure of having dinner with the Alcan 5000 organizers Jerry and Colleen Hines as well as Bob Vogel who will be competing in the Alcan 5000 Rally in 2012. Colleen and Jerry are … Continue reading

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Great Photos From an Early 1950s Motorcycle Trip To Europe

Yesterday Sam Burg, a great car guy from California, sent me a fabulous link to some travel photos from a motorcycle trip taken by some English riders from England to Europe in the early 1950s.  The photos show some fine … Continue reading

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