Monthly Archives: July 2015

Sunbeam Tiger Hardtops & Rally Cars

Recently I have made a couple of posts about the Sunbeam Tiger cars.  I was looking at some other Sunbeam Tigers that I have seen before when I realized that I should have shown some photos of these cars when … Continue reading

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Gary Hamilton’s “Barn Find” Triumph TR8

My friend and sometime rally driver, Gary Hamilton was recently looking around for a convertible sports car when he became aware of a Triumph TR8 that had not been driven since the late 1990s.  This car could be considered a … Continue reading

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Dates For 2016 Historique Monte Carlo Rallye Announced

The dates for the  2016 Historique Monte Carlo Rallye have been announced.  The rally will start on January 27, 2016 and end on February 3 in Monaco. For 2016 the starting cities for the 2016 Historique Monte Carlo Rallye are … Continue reading

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Sunbeam Tiger Mk. II

This post is a follow-up to my recent post about the Sunbeam Tiger Mk. I.  At the end of 1966 Rootes dropped the Mk. I model and began to produce the Sunbeam Mk. II.  The main difference between the Mk. … Continue reading

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Sunbeam Tiger Mk. I

One of the collector cars that has increased in value significantly in recent years is the Sunbeam Tiger.  The Sunbeam Tiger was the idea of Ian Garrad, who was the West Coast Manager for the Rootes Group.  Garrad saw the … Continue reading

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2015 Great Race Cash Awards

The 2015 Great Race is a very competitive car rally, but it is also a very lucrative car rally as well.  The Great Race people awarded almost $150,000 to the teams that finished at or near the top of their … Continue reading

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Early Corvettes Struggled For Success

At the recent Bay State Antique Auto Club show in Dedham, Massachusetts a fellow from Montreal was showing his 1954 Corvette.  This car stood out among the large number of Corvettes on display.  The 1953 and 1954 Corvettes were the … Continue reading

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