Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Triumph Story From South African Rookies At The 2014 Mille Miglia

Just a few days ago, I posted some notes that I made about timing and navigation for rookies at the Mille Miglia rally.  After that post, I became aware of a story in a wonderful South African car magazine called … Continue reading

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My Saab 99 Heating System Repairs

As some might know, I recently purchased a 1979 Saab 99.  I have spent the last couple of months going through the car assessing and fixing up things that need to be done or I would like to be done. … Continue reading

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My Granddaughter Eliza Ruby Johnson Safely Arrives!

Yesterday I became a grandfather!  My daughter Laura gave birth to Eliza Ruby Johnson, a wonderful little person.  We all were quite anxious about this for months.  Eliza weighed just over 7 pounds and all are doing well. Laura and … Continue reading

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Mille Miglia Timing and Navigation Notes For Rookies

Last year I put some notes together about the timing and navigation issues that rookies would encounter at the Mille Miglia rally.  While I have never had the opportunity to compete in this spectacular rally, I have been a keen … Continue reading

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Interesting Photos From New Zealand

Jim Blumenthal has sent me some more pictures from one of his business trips, where Jim manages to combine business with pleasure.  You might recall that Jim recently sent me some pictures that he took at the Brooklands Museum during … Continue reading

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USA Time-Speed-Distance Rally Dash From 50 Years Ago

This past week Rick Beattie, a very experienced and capable American rally navigator sent me an image that was published in Car & Driver magazine in November 1962.  This was an article discussing the dash of a Saab that was … Continue reading

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My Rally Board Set Up For A Time-Speed Rally

In response to a question about the rally board that I used in the recent Pumpkin Run rally, I decided to show the set-up that works for me.  As I navigate in other people’s cars I must have a set … Continue reading

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