Monthly Archives: September 2017

Great Views And Roads During Day 15 And Day 16 Trans America Challenge Recce

Fred Gallagher and I have just completed the recce for Days 15 and 16 of the 2018 Trans America Challenge car rally, which will be held by the Endurance Rally Association.  On Day 15 we traveled from Santa Fe, New … Continue reading

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Somewhere west of Wichita Falls….

Over the last two days, Fred Gallagher of the Endurance Rally Association and I have advanced the recce tour for the 2018 Trans America Challenge car rally from Wichita Falls, Texas to Santa Fe, New Mexico.  It has been a … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Thoughts As The Trans America Rally Recce Reaches Halfway

Fred Gallagher and I have reached nearly halfway in our recce for the 2018 Trans America Challenge.  It has been very interesting and there is still more to go.  I think that the participants will enjoy the various sights and … Continue reading

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Trans America Challenge Recce Rest Day In New Orleans

We are in New Orleans today taking a rest day on our recce tour for the 2018 Trans America Challenge.  So far it has been a great trip and it bodes well for a great rally.    We found some great … Continue reading

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Jens Gandrup Jorgensen Is Not Providing Rallye Monte Carlo Historique Road Books This Year

In the past I have referred to using road books for the Rallye Monte Carlo Historique that were prepared by the A-team.dk, a Danish group headed by Jens Gandrup Jorgensen.  Recently I got an email from Jens saying that it … Continue reading

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Trans America Challenge Day 3 Recce Enjoys Sunnier Skies

Day 3 of our recce for the 2018 Trans America Challenge took place under somewhat better skies.  We had some sunny skies, but also we did have considerable overcast skies with periods of rain.  Despite the spotty weather, we have been … Continue reading

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Trans America Challenge Recce Tour Off To A Wet Start

The recce tour for the 2018 Trans America Challenge has started.  We are in Charlotte, North Carolina today after a revised recce from Charleston, South Carolina yesterday.  The plan was for me to meet Fred Gallagher in Charleston and we … Continue reading

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Maurice Gatsonides’ Report On The 1956 Great American Mountain Rally

Thanks to Fred Gallagher, Rally Director of the Endurance Rally Association, I have been able to obtain more information about the Great American Mountain Rally.  The Great American Mountain Rally was one of the early major rallies in the USA, … Continue reading

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The Challenge In The Trans America Challenge Is Starting Already

As some might know, on Sunday I will be leaving for Charleston, South Carolina to begin the recce survey for the 2018 Trans America Challenge.  For this recce survey, I will be joined by Fred Gallagher, Rally Director for the … Continue reading

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More “New” Information About The 1954 Great American Mountain Rally Arrives

Once again Fred Gallagher, Rally Director of the Endurance Rally Association has sent me information about the Great American Mountain Rally.  Today I got copies of the accounts in “Autosport” magazine regarding the 1954 and 1955 runnings of the Great … Continue reading

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