Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sebastien Loeb To Compete In 2016 Dakar Rally

During the 2014 Dakar rally I predicted on this website that 9-time World Rally Champion, Sebastien Loeb, would be competing in the 2015 Dakar Rally.  Well I was wrong, and at the start of the 2015 Dakar Rally, I admitted … Continue reading

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Frank Jenkins Is Selling His Sunbeam Alpine At The Upcoming Hershey Auction

Frank Jenkins of Massachusetts is going to be putting his 1954 Sunbeam-Talbot Alpine Mk. I Special up for sale at the upcoming RM Sotheby’s Action in Hershey, Pennsylvania on October 8 & 9, 2015.  I have seen this car up … Continue reading

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New Dakar 2016 Route Announced

Just a few weeks ago the government of Peru announced that it would no longer be part of the 2016 Dakar.  As a result of Peru’s withdrawal, the Dakar organizers had to quickly come up with a new route that … Continue reading

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Guinness Book Of Rallying Now In My Library

In the last couple of weeks I have added yet another rallying book to my collection.  This new addition is “The Guinness Book Of Rallying” which was written in 1991 by John Davenport.  I had been looking to buy this … Continue reading

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This Late 1954 Corvette Is Colorful

About two months ago, on July 16, 2015, I posted a story on the early six-cylinder Corvettes which featured a white 1954 Corvette that I seen at a car show in Dedham, Massachusetts.  In that post I wrote: “All of … Continue reading

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Any Interest In A Mille Miglia/1000 Millas Sport Training Day?

Each year a number of Canadians and Americans enter the famous Mille Miglia rally and to a lesser extent its Argentine counterpart, the 1000 Millas Sport.  In general, unfortunately the bulk of the North American teams in these events finish … Continue reading

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My New Smiths Rally Clock Completes The Pair

I am pleased that I was recently able to add a Smiths Rally Clock to my rally navigator’s tool box.  This clock is a mechanical watch that was widely used in its country of origin, England. It has a good … Continue reading

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Great Article About Raymond Mays, ERA Cars, And “The White Riley”

Earlier this week, a reader of this website from New Zealand, Tom King, made a comment on a post called “The “White Riley”, The ERA, And The Healey Cars” that I made on May 20, 2013.  He had wanted to … Continue reading

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Alfa Romeo Tipo C – 8C 1935 At Lime Rock Park

One of the more impressive cars that I saw at the 2015 Lime Rock Historic Festival was an Alfa Romeo grand prix car from the 1930s.  The Alfa Romeo Tipo C 8C was a very good racing car, but unfortunately … Continue reading

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Preparing Road Books For the 2016 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique

I have been in contact with Jens Gandrup Jørgensen who is preparing road books for sale to competitors for the 2016 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique.  Jens has been preparing road books for this event for many years and competitors using … Continue reading

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