Monthly Archives: October 2017

A Saab 96 In The 1975 Canadian Winter Rally

Recently I posted some photos that Paul Madder had taken during the 1975 Canadian Winter Rally.  I found out from Paul that he used to take some photos for “Wheelspin News”, a racing newspaper that was published in the Ontario … Continue reading

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Book About The BMC/BL Competitions Department

This week I acquired another good book about car rallying from the 1950s to the 1980s.  This book, “The BMC/BL Competitions Department” was written by Bill Price who was the Assistant Competitions Manager  and subsequently Competitions Manager at BMC/BL for … Continue reading

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Photos From The 1975 Canadian Winter Rally

This week I was pleased to get an email message from Paul Madder of Barrie, Ontario who sent me some photos that he took at the 1975 Canadian Winter Rally.  Paul has asked me to note that he is interested … Continue reading

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2017 Pumpkin Run Rally Was A Little Damp

This past weekend Harald von Langsdorff and myself competed in the 2017 Pumpkin Run rally.  This was a time-speed rally held in Millsboro, Delaware and sanctioned by the Northeast Rally Club.  This event attracted over 30 cars of every type … Continue reading

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2017 Pumpkin Run Rally To Be Held This Weekend

This weekend I will be competing in the 2017 Pumpkin Run rally which will be held in Millsboro, Delaware.  The Pumpkin Run is a time-speed rally (no odometers allowed), similar to the Great Race, hosted by the Northeast Rally Club.  … Continue reading

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Dates And Route For The 2018 Mille Miglia Are Announced

The organizers of the Mille Miglia rally have announced that in 2018 the Mille Miglia will be held from Wednesday May 16 to Saturday May 19, 2018.  Entries into this very prestigious rally will be considered after October 24, 2017.  … Continue reading

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Original Inspiration For Chop Top American Hot Rods?

This spring after, Harald von Langsdorff and I competed in the Baden Classic rally we went to visit the Schlumpf Collection at the National Automobile Museum in Mulhouse, France.  This is a spectacular museum.  There are 400 cars on exhibit … Continue reading

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