Monthly Archives: March 2012

2012 Australian Grand Prix Results

The 2012 Formula 1 season got underway today at the Albert Park track in Melbourne, Australia.  This year is interesting as 6 of the 24 drivers are drivers who have won a Formula 1 World Drivers Championship.  Of course, this … Continue reading

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2012 Australian Grand Prix Qualifying Results Set Grid

Well now is the time when the sandbagging has stopped.  The cars are now showing what they’ve got and it looks like McLaren has got it!  McLaren cars have qualified 1-2 for tomorrow’s 2012 Australian Grand Prix.  Lewis Hamilton qualified … Continue reading

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Bob Vogel Returns Home After 2012 Alcan 5000 Rally

I got a note yesterday from Bob Vogel saying that he has returned home to Massachusetts after his 2012 Alcan 500 rally adventure.  And what an adventure it was!  During the rally the competitors faced blocked roads due to heavy snowfalls … Continue reading

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The Squire Continues to Impress!

Several years ago when I was still sending out a more or less weekly email with General BS about cars, I made a list of my suggestions for the 25 most beautiful car designs.  One of the cars that made my … Continue reading

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Results of WRC’s 2012 Rally Mexico and Current WRC Driver Standings

This past weekend Citroen’s Sebastien Loeb won the Rally Mexico for the sixth time.  In another great result for Citroen, Loeb’s teammate, Miko Hirvonen, finished second. On Stage 22 of Rally Mexico’s 24 stages, one of Loeb’s major rivals, Jari … Continue reading

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Trans Quebec Classic to be Held Sept 29 – Oct 7, 2012

There is only one North American rally listed on the Federation Internationale Vehicles Anciens (FIVA) event list – the Trans Quebec Classic.  Most of the other events on the FIVA list are European-based with a few others from the rest of the world. … Continue reading

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Going Back to the Baden Classic in April

This year I will have the pleasure of returning to Germany to compete once again in the 2012 Baden Classic.  This is an “Oldtimer” classic car rally that will be held on April 27 & 28. in Baden, Germany which is located … Continue reading

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International Womens Day and Women Racers

Today I got an email message from Alex Korovkine reminding me that today is International Womens Day.  Alex sent me some background data on such women car racers such as: Dorothy Levitt Eliska Junkova Pat Moss Shirley Muldowney Lella Lombardi Michelle Mouton … Continue reading

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My New Clock For “Great Race” Type Speed-Time Rallies

This week I acquired a slightly-used clock that is approved for “Great Race” type events by the Vintage Car Rally Association (VCRA).  The clock is also suitable for use in the rallies that are held by the Northeast Rally Club.  This … Continue reading

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March 2012 Schedule of Interesting Events

The month of March heralds the beginning of the season for several racing series.  The Formula 1 season will get underway in Australia and the IZOD Indy Car Series will start up in St. Petersburg later this month.  In addition, this month … Continue reading

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