Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Jaguar Type F Is On Its Way!

This week Jaguar introduced a new two seat sports car – the Jaguar Type F, the successor to the last 2-seat Jaguar, the Jaguar XKE.  The new Jaguar Type F is not the ground breaking car that the E Type was, … Continue reading

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Steve Levesque & I To Compete in the Night Trial Rally In Quebec

The Sports Motor Car Club of Montreal will be holding the Night Trial Rally on October 13, 2012 in Bromont, Quebec.  I will be entering this rally as the navigator for Steve Levesque of New Hampshire.  This is a 256 … Continue reading

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2012 Collector Car Value Trends

This past weekend I watched the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction for a while.  A few cars sold for prices that I thought were a little low.   This trend is borne out by the Hagerty Collector Car Indices that is part of the 19th … Continue reading

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Stay To The Left, Stay To The Right Rally Provides Lots of Class Options

This weekend, on Sunday September 30, 2012, the fourth running of the Stay To The Left Stay To The Right Rally will take place in Pitman, New Jersey.  The rally is hosted by the South Jersey Region of the Sports Car … Continue reading

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The “Real” Hemi: The Chrysler 426 Cubic Inch Hemi Engine

I have recently posted about the Ardun heads that converted the Ford “flathead” V8 engine into an overhead valve engine with a hemispherical combustion chamber.  The hemispherical combustion chamber has become somewhat of a legend in North America.  This legendary status … Continue reading

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Ronnie Adams: A Top Rally Driver From The 1950s

As I noted in my post of September 16, 2012, I have been fortunate enough to receive a copy of the book “From Craigantlet to Monte Carlo” which is a book about the rallying career of Ronnie Adams.  Ronnie Adams’ rally career … Continue reading

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An Act Of Kindness From Over 40 Years Ago Still Has Its Affect

I got an interesting email message this week from Steve Gore from up in Oshawa, Ontario.  He noticed that Oscar Koveleski had attended the John Fitch birthday party and also was at the Road Racing Drivers Club luncheon with Stirling … Continue reading

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