Monthly Archives: June 2016

Lancia-Ferrari D50 At Thompson Speedway Vintage Event

This week Bob Melhado sent me some pictures from last weekend’s vintage racing event at Thompson Speedway in Connecticut.  Bob was the Chief Steward at this event.  I was surprised to see in Bob’s pictures that a Lancia-Ferrari D50 was there. … Continue reading

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The Blue Train Challenge – A New Event For 2017

On January 27, 2015 I posted a story titled “Bentley And The Blue Train”.  In that post I told of the challenge that developed in Cannes, France in the 1930.  The issue was a challenge to see in one of … Continue reading

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2016 Great Race Results Could Not Have Been Closer!

The 2016 Great Race came to an end last weekend with the two top teams having the same penalty times, down to the 1/10 of a second.  Both teams had the same raw times, cars of the same age, even … Continue reading

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2016 Motorcycle Cannonball Will Be A Major Challenge

This September a unique motorcycle event will take place – the Motorcycle Cannonball.  This event will have 100 motorcycles, all over 100 years old travel from one side of the USA to the other!  This will be a real endurance … Continue reading

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1963 Ford Galaxie 500 With The 406 Engine

Once again I attended the Holliston Massachusetts Historical Society’s annual car show.  This car show is easy to attend because it is close to me, starts on a Sunday morning at 8:30 and ends at 10:30AM.  It is always filled to capacity … Continue reading

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New Book About The 1968 London To Sydney Marathon

I just received a new book about the 1968 London to Sydney Marathon rally.  This book, written by Robert Connor, was published in 2016 and appears to be well researched.  It is filled with stories recounted by participants in this … Continue reading

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Rare Matched Pair Of Dashboard Clocks Offered For Sale

A rallyist and Heuer timepiece collector is selling one of his rarest rally timepiece sets.  David Scothorn is very knowledgeable on Heuer timepieces and I contact him when I have a questions about Heuer clocks and/or stopwatches.  In addition to … Continue reading

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