Monthly Archives: July 2017

My Don Barrow “Poti” Map Reader

I currently have two map reading “potis”in my rally navigator’s toolbox.  As I mentioned in a recent post, I will be competing in the 2017 LeJog rally in the United Kingdom in December.  For this rally I plan on using … Continue reading

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Similarities Between Life and Rallying

This past weekend I traveled up to Halifax, Nova Scotia to attend a memorial service for my cousin, Robert Douglas McKelvie who just recently passed as a result of cancer.  At the memorial service a prayer was said that reminded … Continue reading

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“Big Daddy” Don Garlits At The 2017 Great Race

The start of this year’s Great Race in Jacksonville, Florida featured “Big Daddy” Don Garlits as the official starter.  Don Garlits was the best of the best in Top Fuel drag racing in the USA from the late 1950s well … Continue reading

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Rally Plans With Simon Arscott’s Works Big Healey

While I was in Beach Lake, PA taking part in this spring’s Penn-York Rally, Simon Arscott of Churchill Classic Cars of nearby Eldred, NY arranged a meeting to continue ongoing discussions that we have had about rallying together in his … Continue reading

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The Freer’s Triumph TR3 In The Paris To Prague Rally

At the recent Paris To Prague Rally that I participated in one of the crews that we were pleased to meet were Ben and Victoria Freer who were also competing in their 1957 Triumph TR3.  Ben and Victoria are enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Dates For 2018 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique

The 2018 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique will be held from January 31 to February 7, 2018.  This car rally is one of the premier rallies for classic cars in Europe.  It is anticipated that over 300 cars built between 1955 … Continue reading

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A Sunbeam Talbot 90 At The 2017 Great Race

One of the participating cars in the 2017 Great Race was, Car #120, the 1952 Sunbeam Talbot 90 that was entered by James and Wally Leach.  These British cars are not common here in the USA.  I first became aware … Continue reading

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