Monthly Archives: January 2015

2015 Historique Monte Carlo Rally Gets Underway

The 2015 Historique Monte Carlo Rally is underway.  This is one of the more popular winter rallies for classic cars in Europe. As of yesterday all of the 301 starting entrants have left the five departure cities (Glasgow, Copenhagen, Torino, … Continue reading

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Glimpses Of Some Of The 2015 Formula 1 Cars

Late January and early February is the season for the Formula 1 teams to debut their new cars for the next season.  During the last week most of the major teams released pictures of the their cars.  Not a lot … Continue reading

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Bentley And The Blue Train

This past week Jim Blumenfeld sent me some pictures of a Bentley “Blue Train” car that he saw during a recent trip to a car show in Florida.  This is an interesting car with a very stylish fastback design.  I … Continue reading

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A Triumph TR4 In The Summer Alcan 5000 Rally

I got an email on Monday from Tim Burgess of Toronto.  Tim along with Janice Frolic competed in this past summer’s Alcan 5000 rally, from Seattle, Washington to Alaska, driving a Triumph TR4. Janice And Tim With Their TR4 Before … Continue reading

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Low Mileage Daimler SP 250 “Office” Find

I have been contacted by a person who recently purchased a 1962 Daimler SP 250 which had been in an office for around 30 years.  These cars were not particularly commonly in North America and only somewhat successful in the … Continue reading

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Readying A Datsun 240Z For The 2015 Historique Monte Carlo Rally

This week I got an update from David Ring regarding their preparations for the 2015 Historique Monte Carlo Rallye.   He and his navigator, Peter Moss, will be crewing a 1972 Datsun 240Z in this rally.  David has competed in … Continue reading

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Unfortunate News Leads To Changes This Weekend

I had planned on going up to Quebec this weekend to compete the historical Perce Neige rally.  This is an all night time-speed-distance rally that will go from LaChute to Maniwaki, Quebec.  The route will use many of the roads … Continue reading

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Reports From The 2015 Historique Monte Carlo Rallye

This year I hope to be able to get daily reports/stories from one of the competitors in the 2015 Historique Monte Carlo Rallye.   One of the competitors is owner/driver David Ring who along with his navigator, Peter Moss, will … Continue reading

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2015 19 Captitales Historico To Be Held March 2 – 7, 2015

The 2015 19 Capitales Historico rally will be held in Uruguay from March 2 to March 7, 2015.  This is one of the major classic car rallies in South America.  The country of Uruguay is made up of 19 provinces. … Continue reading

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2015 Dakar Rally – Final Standings

The 2015 Dakar Rally has come to an end.  In the classes that I had been following, the cars and the bikes, I think that both winners are worthy champions.  My work schedule prevented me from following the last few … Continue reading

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