Monthly Archives: March 2013

Getting Ready For The Baden Classic

In a few weeks I will be heading to Germany to join Harald von Langsdorff as we will be competing in the 2013 Baden Classic rally.  We will be competing in Harald’s lovely 1958 Mercedes-Benz 220S cabriolet.  Harald has asked me … Continue reading

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1968 COPO Chevrolet Nova

Last summer, while attending the All Chevy Show in nearby Diamond Hill Park in Cumberland, Rhode Island, I saw a 1968 COPO Chevrolet Nova on display.  These were very special cars that were built especially for drag racing, either on a … Continue reading

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Rambler American Rogue

In the mid-1960s American Motors Corporation (AMC) were trying to deal with the new demand for smaller cars with some increased performance.  The Javelin and the AMX were not yet available, so AMC’s opening shot was the Rambler Rogue.  The … Continue reading

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Larz Anderson’s Motor-Mouth Series Inaugural Night

Last Thursday night I attended the inaugral evening of the Larz Anderson Motor-Mouth Series.  The Larz Anderson Museum of Transportation in Brookline, Massachusetts is the very active center of the car culture in the New England area.  The property has been dedicated to cars for … Continue reading

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2013 Frost Heaves Rally

On March 23, 2013 the New England Region of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) held the Frost Heaves rally that this was based on New Hampton, New Hampshire.  I was not entered in this rally, but I volunteered … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz W196 To Be Offered For Sale

This is going to be an expensive car.  The British auction house, Bonhams, announced on Monday, March 18 that one of Mercedes-Benz’ best race cars, the W196 Grand Prix car will be offered for sale.  The auction will take place during … Continue reading

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Stuart Turner’s Book: “Twice Lucky, My Life In Motorsport”

I recently acquired  a book about Stuart Turner entitled “Twice Lucky, My Life In Motorsport”.  At this time I am about 3/4 of the way through this book and I have found it to be very interesting and insightful.  Stuart … Continue reading

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