Monthly Archives: February 2013

March 9, 2013 Absolute Zero Rally Cancelled

Unfortunately it has been decided to cancel the Absolute Zero Rally which was planned for the Central New York area on March 9, 2013.  The 10-day weather forecast predicted temperatures into the 40s for a few days before and during the … Continue reading

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Mike Kamm & David Wood Team Up For 2013 Rallye of 1000 Snowbanks

The Sport Motor Car Club (SMCC) of Montreal held the Rallye of 1000 Snowbanks on February 23, 2013.  Mike Kamm from Averill, NY teamed up with Canada’s David Wood to compete in this rally.  Mike and David have competed together and won … Continue reading

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Mark Donohue’s Elva Racing Records

Sometime ago, January 13, 2011 to be specific, I posted a brief story on this website on the Elva Courier which was the late Mark Donohue’s first race car.  Gary Cossaboon recently saw that post and we exchanged several email messages on … Continue reading

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Some Photos From The Great South American Challenge

John Brigden of H&H Classic Rallies sent me some photos from the first couple of days of the Great South American Challenge rally.  As the rally left Rio it looks like both the weather and the roads were very enjoyable.  … Continue reading

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Some Fiat Abarth Cars Based On The Fiat 500

Recently I posted a brief report on this website about the Fiat 500 cars.  These cars had very low horsepower as these were designed to be economical cars to buy and operate.  This humble beginning does not mean that the … Continue reading

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The Great South American Challenge Gets Underway

I got a press release from John Bridgen, the Rally Director for H&H Classic Rallies, announcing that the Great South American Rally has got underway.  This rally will be a wonderful rally through some of the most scenic areas of … Continue reading

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The Second Generation Fiat 500

Over the past two years I have frequently mentioned the new Fiat 500.  It’s a car that I like.  This new Fiat 500 bears a great deal of similarity with the second generation Fiat 500 that was manufactured from 1957 to … Continue reading

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More Information About the MG Magnette Rally Performance

On February 6, 2013 I posted a report about some of the stories that I had read in the book “Rallying In A Works MG”.  In that post I noted that the author of “Rallying In A Works MG”, Len … Continue reading

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Snow & Travel Ban Stopped Me From 2013 Rallye Des Neiges

Yesterday, I had planned on going up to Bromont, Quebec with Adam Brodeur to task part in the Rallye Des Neiges.  My plans went awry when on Friday night and early Saturday morning we received a snowfall of about 24 to 26 inches … Continue reading

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Austin Healey “Bug Eye” Sprite

One of the more distinctive sports cars is the Austin Healey Sprite that was manufactured from 1958 to 1961.  As the car was updated in future years, this first edition Austin Healey was retroactively designated as the Mark 1 or … Continue reading

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