Monthly Archives: March 2017

My Newly Acquired Book About HRG Cars- “HRG The Sportsman’s Ideal”

Last week there was a comment on my website from Peter Davis about the driver and the navigator in a particular HRG car that competed in the 1948 Alpine Rally.  I had previously try to help Peter get to bottom … Continue reading

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1954 Triumph TR2 At The 2017 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique

One of the more interesting cars that I saw at the 2017 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique was an Italian entry of a 1954 Triumph TR2.  In fact this was this not only an interesting car, this car was also very … Continue reading

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The 2018 Dakar Rally Route Is Announced

Yesterday the organizers of the Dakar rally announced the route for the 2018 Dakar.  The overall route of this event changes from year to year.  Next year the route will travel through Peru, Bolivia, and Argentina as shown below. 2018 … Continue reading

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The End Of Hemmings Sport & Exotic Car Magazine

My friend Gary Hamilton gave me some warning this morning.  And this afternoon the letter arrived that confirmed what Gary had advised me.  Hemmings Sport & Exotic Car magazine has passed into magazine afterlife.  The death notice is below. Letter … Continue reading

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2017 Dubai International Baja

I got an interesting email this week from Paul Henshall of the Toronto area.  I’ve known Paul for some time and he is well-known in the southern Ontario area for his long time involvement in rallying.  I am pleased that … Continue reading

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Another Article About The Criterium – This Time It’s 1975

My recent post about the 1978 Criterium du Montreal stage rally prompted Frank Beyer from upper New York stage to send me an article about the 1975 Criterium du Quebec.  This article about the 1975 Criterium du Quebec was published … Continue reading

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My Rally Board Set Up For The Baden Classic

This year, once again I will be navigating for Harald von Langsdorff in the Baden Classic in Germany.  A change this year is that we will be competing in Harald’s 1951 Mercedes-Benz 220 sedan.  This will likely be the oldest … Continue reading

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Peking To Paris Co-Driver Diary Is An Appropriate Addition To My Library

This week I added a very useful book to my library.  It was just within the last week that I learned that I was confirmed as the navigator for Michael Eatough in the 2019 Peking To Paris Motor Challenge.  Therefore … Continue reading

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Accepted North American Entries Into The 2017 Mille Miglia

The organizers of the 2017 Mille Miglia have announced the list of accepted cars for the 2017 Mille Miglia rally.  This is one of the most prestigious rallies in the world and it is very difficult to have an entry … Continue reading

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Check Out The Bromyard Speed Festival On April 2, 2017

After this year’s Rallye Monte Carlo Historique I had the rather unique opportunity to spend some time on a yacht in the Monaco harbour.  Dan Allven, who drove the Volvo that we competed with in the rally had just recently … Continue reading

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