Monthly Archives: January 2018

Dan Allven Getting Ready For The 2018 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique

The 2018 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique is just getting underway.  For the past two years I was able to take part in this wonderful car rally as the navigator for Dan Allven of Monaco.  This year Dan decided that he … Continue reading

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Ford Sierra XR4i – An English Merkur XR4Ti

Several years ago while attending the Lime Rock Historic Festival I saw a Ford Sierra XR4i.  These are quite rare cars in the USA.  I was rather glad to have the opportunity to take a closer look at this car. … Continue reading

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Mark Johnson And Rich Bireta Win Awards At The 2018 SCCA Convention

At the recent annual convention of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) in Las Vegas several awards were handed out to those who made major contributions to improving can rallying in the USA.  Two of those award winners were … Continue reading

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The Ford Frontenac: A One-Year Wonder

I was looking through some of the early issues of Canada Track & Traffic magazine when I saw a comparison road test between a 1960 Corvair and a 1960 Frontenac.  The Ford Frontenac must be one of the more rare … Continue reading

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Don Barrow Romer Added To My Navigator’s Toolbox

As I posted earlier this year I was looking for a new romer after my Basic Roamer became unusable during the Le Jog Rally.  I have now solved that problem as I have acquired three Don Barrow romers.  One of … Continue reading

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My Home Town’s Main Street In The 1960s

This past weekend I was visiting my family in southern Ontario in Canada.  I missed getting up there for Christmas due to an unfortunate turn of events (a long story), so last weekend we got caught up with Christmas.  For … Continue reading

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A Jaguar Wins A NASCAR Race!

It is a surprise to many people, but a Jaguar won a NASCAR race.  This race victory took place in Linden, New Jersey during a race held on June 13, 1954.  The race was NASCAR’s first “road” course race and … Continue reading

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