Monthly Archives: February 2016

Renault 8 – The Successor To The Renault Dauphine

As a follow-up to the some of the stories I have posted about the Renault cars, I thought that I would post some information about the successor to the Renault Dauphine, the Renault 8. 1965 Renault 8 In 1964, an … Continue reading

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19 Capitales Historico Disappointment

Last night I got an email from Fernando Denis.  Fernando said that he will not be able to compete in this year’s 19 Capitales Historico rally due to the shipping company leaving his car sit on the docks for two … Continue reading

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Two American Entries In The 2016 19 Capitales Historico

The 2016 19 Capitales Historico will be held in Uruguay from Feb 28 to March 5, 2016.  This is one of the major car rallies in South America. The 19 Capitales Historico follows a route that the competitors through the … Continue reading

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The 2016 Alcan 5000 Rally Is About To Start

This week the famous Alcan 5000 rally will start in Kirkland, Washington.  This year the Alcan 5000 rally will be a winter rally.  And February in northern Canada and in Alaska will guarantee that it will be a winter rally … Continue reading

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Timing At The Rallye Monte Carlo Historique

I have been asked several times about the timing method used at the Rallye Monte Carlo Historique.  As a result, I have put together a couple of sketches that I hope will assist in explaining the timing method used. The … Continue reading

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More Rallye Monte Carlo Historique Cars

One of the nice things about taking part in the Rallye Monte Carlo Historique is seeing the cars that are entered.  This is especially a treat for someone from North America because many of the cars are not commonly seen … Continue reading

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First Look At The New Renault Alpine A120

Renault introduced the new Alpine A120 yesterday.  Renault has been careful not to release too much information about the new car which has cause a lot of speculation.  This is another of those “back to the future” cars like the … Continue reading

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