Monthly Archives: May 2012

Big Lap 16 Rally Coming Up On June 16, 2012

This past week details of an upcoming time-speed-distance (TSD) rally in New Hampshire were released.  The Big Lap 16 rally will be the 16th running of  rally that has become a staple in northeast USA.  Last year, this rally was … Continue reading

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The Stylish MGA Is Very Impressive

I recently saw very nice MGA and frankly I had forgotten how good-looking these cars are.  The car has that smooth styling that is so common in the sports cars of the 1950s. MGA Spotted In Michelbach, Germany The MGA sports car was announced in … Continue reading

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Using My Updated Terratrip 101 Plus at the Baden Classic

I recently competed in the Baden Classic, a oldtimer” rally that is part of the ADAC FIVA Historic Cup series in Germany.  At this rally I was the navigator for Harald von Langsdorff in his 1958 Mercedes-Benz 220S Cabriolet.  Harald von Langsdorff and His … Continue reading

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Driving the New Nurburgring Grand Prix Track

During my recent trip to Germany, Harald von Langsdorff and I took the opportunity to drive a street car around the current Grand Prix track at Nurburgring.  This provided a great view of the track from the perspective of the racers, although we … Continue reading

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A Fast Taxi Ride at Nurburgring

On my recent trip to Germany, I was quite surprised when my traveling/rally companion, Harald von Langsdorff picked me up at the Frankfurt airport in a BMW convertible.  I asked Harald if this was a rental car and to my surprise, … Continue reading

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Room With A View at the Nurburgring

My Dad had a saying about “seeing how the other half live”.  Of course, these days the politicians talk about how “the 1%” live.  During my recent trip to Germany with my rally companion, Harald von Langsdorff, I got a brief … Continue reading

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History of the Audi Rings

In my recent trip to Germany I saw quite a few cars that were Auto Union cars.  These cars displayed what are now known as the Audi rings.  As a result, I decided to look into the history of the … Continue reading

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