Monthly Archives: August 2015

Peru Withdraws From Dakar Rally Due To Weather Concerns

In what must be a huge setback for the organizers of the Dakar Rally, the government of Peru has cancelled its participation in Dakar Rally events in 2015 and 2016 due to concerns about extreme weather conditions caused by El Niño. … Continue reading

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Some Other Triumph TR4 Rally Car Photos

Ed Homsey continues to share his treasure trove of Triumph TR4 rally photos.  Following the conclusion of the 1964 Shell 4000 Rally, Standard-Triumph sold the rally cars in the USA rather than take them back to England.  One car, widely … Continue reading

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More Photos From The Triumph Works Team At The 1964 Shell 4000 Rally

As  a followup to my recent post about the Triumph TR4 works rally cars in the 1964 Shell 4000 rally, Ed Homsey, who was the navigator in Car #131 (more widely known in the Triumph world as 6VC), sent me … Continue reading

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A Shell 4000 Triumph TR4 Works Rally Car

This past week I was quite pleased to get a message from Ed Homsey who participated in the 1964 Shell 4000 Rally as the navigator in one of the three Triumph Works Team TR4 cars that were entered.  Ed also … Continue reading

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The Tojeiro Climax Mk. II

Many people interested in cars might not have heard of John Tojeiro, but most people interested in cars know of his work.  John Tojeiro was an automotive designer and racer who in the early 1950s designed the AC Ace which … Continue reading

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Unique Video About Indian Motorcycles

Last week I posted a brief discussion about the upcoming Old’s School Tour car rally which will be held in September.  As background to that post I had a very enjoyable telephone conversation with Timothy Cataldo, who is the organizer … Continue reading

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Maps For The Historique Monte Carlo Rally

I have been gathering the necessary maps that I will use to plot the route of the 2016 Historique Monte Carlo Rally.  At this time, I don’t have a ride in this event but I wanted to go through the … Continue reading

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