Monthly Archives: October 2015

My Old Motorcycle Wins An Award!

Several years ago I built a 1978 Honda CB550K from the remnants of three donor motorcycles that were all in questionable condition.  The bike then sat in my garage for a few years until it fell into the hands of … Continue reading

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Rallye Monte Carlo Historique Releases Itineraries

Recently the organizers of the Rallye Monte Carlo Historique released the itineraries for the 2016 running of this rally.  This major classic rally will start from five cities: Bad Homburg Oslo Reims Glasgow Barcelona The Rallye Monte Carlo Historique will … Continue reading

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Timewise Rally Equipment Availability

Recently, or at least in the last few months there has been talk and speculation about the future availability of Timewise rally products.  I hope that this post will help to clarify what I think is the present and future … Continue reading

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Rally Team Re-unites 51 Years Later! And Win!

This past weekend the New England Region of the Sports Car Club of America held a combined rally , the Big Lap 19 and the Car Store Rally in Norwich, Vermont.  By far the most interesting entry was the team … Continue reading

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Canada Elects A Car Guy As Prime Minister

Recently Canada had federal elections and Justin Trudeau was elected as Prime Minister.  One of Justin Trudeau’s prized possessions is a 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL that was initially owned by his famous Dad, Pierre Elliot Trudeau, who was the Canadian Prime … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz 190SL: The 300SL’s Little Brother

The Mercedes-Benz 190SL was described once as a sheep in wolf’s clothing.  And when the wolf is the Mercedes-Benz 300SL then it would have to be a very fast sheep indeed to avoid that moniker.  None the less, the Mercedes-Benz … Continue reading

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The Mercedes-Benz 190 2.3 16V: Mercedes’ Little Hot Rod

In a somewhat surprising move, Mercedes-Benz imported a smaller sedan with some rally car characteristics into the United States in 1986 and 1987.  This was quite a lively car with the Cosworth modified engine.  This car, the Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 … Continue reading

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