Monthly Archives: October 2012

John Fitch Has Passed Away

It is with great sadness that I have to report that American racing driver, John Fitch, has passed away today at the age of 95.  He had a remarkable life: During World War II John Fitch was one of the first to … Continue reading

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2012 Graveyard Shift Rally: A Wonderful Night Rally

This past weekend I took part in the Graveyard Shift Rally.  This was a new rally that was based in Laconia, New Hampshire.  The rally started at 6:00PM Saturday night and ended around 6:00AM on Sunday morning with a little … Continue reading

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2012 Rallye De Charlevoix Report

Quebec driver Alexandre Béland, co-driven by Lyne Murphy in a Swap Shop Subaru Impreza WRX, won this weekend’s Rallye de Charlevoix in Clermont, Quebec, presented by Coffrages Bouchard. The event was spectacular from start to finish with many changes among the leaders … Continue reading

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Still More Hockenheim Transporter Photos

It turns out that it was my friend Paul Henshall who was looking at the Ferrari transporter at the Hockenheim track that I showed in my post of a couple of days ago.  Paul saw my post and sent me … Continue reading

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Graveyard: It’s On!

Those who know, know what it means.

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More Car Transporters And Service Vehicles

Last week I posted about the fast car transporter that Mercedes-Benz built in 1955 to carry their race cars to and from races.  This reminded me of a visit that I had to the Hockenheim race track in 2011 to take … Continue reading

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“A Lap Of The Globe”: A Story About Rallying Around The World

A few days ago I made a post about a rally book that I had just added to my library.  This book “A Lap Of The Globe” is the story of one American team that entered (and finished) the Around … Continue reading

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A Look At the 1954 French Grand Prix Grid

Earlier this week I posted a brief note on this website about a photo that I had seen in the Peter Nygaard book “Juan Manual Fangio Photo Album”.  Another photo in this book that I found interesting is a photo of the start … Continue reading

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“Night Trial” Rally Was A Night Trial For Us

Last weekend Steve Levesque and I were entered in the Night Trial Rally which turned out to be a “night trial” for us.  The Night Trial Rally was held on Saturday October 13, 2012 in Bromont, Quebec.  The night rally … Continue reading

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I Add Another Book About An Endurance Car Rally

I have a fascination with the great long distance endurance car rallies.  I’d like to take part in one of these rallies some day.  In keeping with this interest, I have added another book to my library about this topic.  … Continue reading

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