Monthly Archives: December 2014

New American 1000 Mile Long Rally Announced For 2015

The Vintage Car Rally Association (VCRA) is putting on a special, one time only rally in August 2015 to celebrate their 10th year in sanctioning vintage car rallies. The rally, to be known as “The Mid-America 1000” will be based … Continue reading

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Great Race Releases A More Detailed Route For 2015

The organizers of the Great Race have released a more descriptive map of the route of the 2015 Great Race.  Next year the Great Race will, in general, follow the famous Route 66.  For 2015, the Great Race, restricted to … Continue reading

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Alfa Romeo GTV 2000

As we get a little further from the summer and the days get shorter and darker, I needed a fix of summer sunshine so I was looking at some photos that I took at Tuto Italiano at the Larz Anderson … Continue reading

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Opportunity To Repatriate American Cars From Cuba?

Setting the politics aside, the possible thawing of relationships between the United States and Cuba could provide an opportunity to repatriate some American cars from the 1950s that got “locked” inside Cuba.  When Castro took over Cuba in 1959, which … Continue reading

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Change To 2015 Ithaca Winter Rally

I got a note this week from rallymaster Gary Thomas about a change to the Ithaca Winter Rally.  The traditional start/finish location for this rally, Manos Diner, is closing after being in business for 52 years.  As a result, Gary … Continue reading

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Matchless: A Historic British Motorcycle Returns?

Last week a story arrived in my inbox noting that there was to be a revival of a once great British motorcycle manufacturer – Matchless.  I have been an enthusiast of British motorcycles for a very long time.  These days … Continue reading

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The Smiths Dashboard Clock Disappoints

Recently I purchased a Smiths dashboard clock from a fellow in England.  It arrived at my house this week.  I was pleased that it arrived safely as I had been looking forward to getting this clock.   These are mechanical … Continue reading

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