Monthly Archives: July 2014

Rain Triumphs At Larz Anderson’s Day Of Triumph

This past Sunday I drove to the Larz Anderson Museum of Transportation in Brookline, MA.  This was actually a very big deal for me as I recently injured my eye such that it required plastic surgery on my eye lid and … Continue reading

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Supertest: A Sign From A Long Time Ago

I recently was able to locate a metal sign that I wanted to hang on my wall.  It was a “Supertest” sign, from a former gasoline chain in Canada, mostly in Ontario and Quebec.  The sign is shown below. I … Continue reading

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Book About The 1970 World Cup Rally

With the recently completed soccer World Cup in Brazil, I was inspired to take a look at a book that I’ve had for some time about the Daily Mirror 1970 World Cup Rally.  The book is “World Cup Rally 40” … Continue reading

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Pre-War MGs at Silverstone From 50 Years Ago

I got an email from Evan Gamblin from the Ottawa area of Ontario.  Evan spent considerable time in the UK and is very knowledgeable about English cars.  My recent post about the MG J2 that I saw at Thompson Speedway got Evan … Continue reading

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Nash Ambassador AirFlyte: One Of The World’s Worst Cars?

Most of the time I write about cars that are quite nice or are interesting.  Occasionally I do venture over to the nether side, such as a post a few months ago about the Trabant.  I was reading a book recently … Continue reading

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Veteran Rallyist W. David Teter Passes

Earlier this week Bruce Gezon sent a message that veteran rallyist Dave Teter passed away.  I did not know Dave, but I certainly knew of him.  The Great Race website had the following photo of Dave. W. David Teter I obtained an … Continue reading

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Before There Was The Mustang, There Was The Falcon

My town, Franklin, MA, has a very enjoyable annual July 4th celebration.  Many people from the surrounding towns come to Franklin every year to take part in the celebration.  In the parade this year was a 1963 Ford Falcon convertible … Continue reading

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Early Announcement Of 2015 Great Race Route

The radiators might still be warm from the 2014 Great Race, but the organizers are already getting ready for the 2015 Great Race.  Next year the Great Race will have a Route 66 theme, as it generally follows the legendary road from … Continue reading

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MG J2: Pointed The MG Direction For Many Years

When I was at the rcent vintage Car races at Thompson Speedway I had the pleasure of seeing a very significant MG – an MG J2.  The MG J2 was introduced by MG in 1932 to replace the M-Type Midget.  … Continue reading

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2014 Great Race Results

Last weekend the Great Race ended in The Villages, Florida.  I was somewhat surprised by the winning team.  This year might have been the first time, or at least one of the first times, that a “modern” car has won the Great … Continue reading

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