Monthly Archives: June 2014

Additional Rally Books By David Hebb

In a comment left by Jay Nemeth-Johannes about my post on a book about American rallies in the 1950s, Jay noted that David Hebb had updated the specific book and had written other rally books.  In that vein, I have two (sort … Continue reading

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Book About American Rallies In The 1950s

A couple of days ago I posted a note that I was looking for some information about the 1954 Great American Mountain Rally.  Since that time I have got some good information about the rally.  Scott Morris of Ontario sent me … Continue reading

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Half-Way Leaders In The 2014 Great Race

As the Great Race approaches the half-way point, I thought that I would take a look at the various class leaders after Day 4 of the competition.  There are a lot of very good teams in the Great Race, so … Continue reading

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Tom Jaycox’ Jaguar Enthusiasts Picnic

On Sunday I had the pleasure of attending a picnic with some Jaguar enthusiasts at Tom Jaycox’ Jaguar Restoration shop in Canaan, Connecticut.  It was a great day with interesting people and interesting cars.  Tom has a number of Jaguars … Continue reading

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Looking For Information About The 1954 Great American Mountain Rally

I am working on an issue related to the 1954 running of the Great American Mountain Rally.  I believe that in 1954 this was the only FIA listed rally in the USA.  I understand that the Rootes Group entered at least two Sunbeam Alpines in … Continue reading

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2014 Great Race Starts In Ogunquit, Maine

Today I went up to Ogunquit, Maine to watch the start of the 2014 Great Race.  It was quite a spectacle. Over 100 hundred of all ages, shapes, sizes, and sounds all lined up to tackle this 2,100 mile long, 9 … Continue reading

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Colorado Grand – A Spectacular Tour Through The Mountains

One of the most prestigious car events in the USA is the Colorado Grand.  This is a tour takes place every year in Colorado and attracts car owners with 1960 and earlier sports and race cars of distinction.  The event covers about … Continue reading

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