Monthly Archives: March 2015

Jenk’s Recounting Of His 1955 Mille Miglia Record Ride With Moss

This past week I was sent an article that was published in the May 1997 issue of Motor Sport about Denis Jenkinson’s ride at Mille Miglia in 1955 with Stirling Moss in a Mercedes-Benz 300SLR when Moss set the record … Continue reading

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Latest Issue Of The Eastern Counties Motor Club Historic Review

I am fortunate enough to be on the mailing list for the Eastern Counties Motor Club Historic Review,  Each month the editor Leigh Trevail sends me an electronic copy of this wonderful peak into club road racing and rallying from … Continue reading

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A Couple Of Recent Interesting Acquisitions For My Rally NavigationToolbox

This past week I have made a couple of interesting purchases that still remain to be finally assessed.  The first item that I bought was a Langwell odometer.  I still don’t know that much about these units at this time … Continue reading

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Participating In the Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Fan Advisory Council

This past week I was asked to be a member of the Fan Advisory Council for the Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.  Thompson Speedway, which opened in 1940, was the first purpose-built road racing track and the first high-banked oval track … Continue reading

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Updated Mille Miglia Navigation And Timing Notes

The 2015 Mille Miglia is about 2 months away.  Earlier this year I had updated my navigation and timing notes for the Mille Miglia.  These were prepared for a theoretical rookie level entrant who might be using the car’s standard … Continue reading

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2016 Great Race Route Announced And Registration Opens

At this year’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance weekend, the Great Race organizers announced that the Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty will travel the historic Lincoln Highway from San Francisco, California to Rockford, Illinois for its 2016 Great Race.  The 2016 Great … Continue reading

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Philip Young, Endurance Rally Legend Passes

I was shocked to learn today that Philip Young, founder and rally director of the Endurance Rally Association (ERA) had passed away.  About a week ago I learned that he had a motorcycle accident in Burma when he was traveling … Continue reading

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