Monthly Archives: November 2013

2014 Finger Lakes Winter Rally Series Preliminary Schedule Released

The 2014 Finger Lakes Winter Rally Series schedule has been released.  This a very good series of five winter rallies that can be quite challenging.  The schedule of the rallies is as follows: Long Way Home rally – Wadsworth, New … Continue reading

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Thompson Speedway Configurations Over The Years

On November 16, 2013 I posted a story about the re-opening of the road course  Thompson Speedway.  The configuration of the road course at Thompson Speedway has changed several times.  Vermont’s Ted Goddard did some flagging at Thompson Speedway in the 1960s. … Continue reading

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Good Handbook For Competing in Classic Rallies In Germany

Recently I was in the Toronto area and had the opportunity to visit with my friend, Harald von Langsdorff.  I have been fortunate to compete in a number of rallies with Harald as his navigator.  I was looking through his … Continue reading

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Cunningham C-2R – Briggs Cunningham Takes On LeMans

American sportsman, Briggs Swift Cunningham, was determined to win the 24 Hours of LeMans race with an American car.  Cunningham had made his first attempt to do so with Cadillac cars in 1950.  Refer to my post on June 7, 2012 to read … Continue reading

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Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Returns To A Road Course

On Saturday November 16, 2013 I had the opportunity to visit and tour the Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Thompson, Connecticut.  This tour was part of a Sports Car Club of America meeting to discuss the road racing schedule for 2014.  … Continue reading

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Overview of The 2014 Mille Miglia

Over the past week I have had the occasion to take a look at the 2014 Mille Miglia.  The event will be held from May 14 to May 18, 2014.  There will be a number of changes for the event … Continue reading

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Wayne Kelly: A Life Re-Connected

About a year ago, on Decemeber 2, 2012 I posted a story about Wayne Kelly, the Canadian racer, race car builder, and 2009 inductee into the Canadian Motorsports Hall of Fame who was killed in a racing accident about 40 years … Continue reading

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