Monthly Archives: July 2018

My 10-Second Minerva Rattrapante Stopwatch

I recently bought a new stopwatch for use during time-speed car rallies. I have been using a very similar Minerva stopwatch, but this new watch has an additional feature.  Obviously, the first thing that you will notice about the clock … Continue reading

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Riley Head Conversions For Ford Model A Engines

I recently posted a report on Riley Imp cars.  While putting that report together with Riley expert David Evans, I was reminded of a rally car that frequently takes part in Time-Speed rallies in the northeast USA and recently won … Continue reading

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The Great Race 2019 Route Stays On The West Coast

The route of the 2019 Great Race has been announced.  Next year the route will start in Riverside, California and end in Tacoma, Washington.  An initial map of the route is shown below. Great Race 2019 Route In the map … Continue reading

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The Riley Imp Story

Several months ago I was sent a great deal of information about Riley Imps from David Evans of England.  This was a wonderful treasure trove above these cars.  What follows below is almost all information provided by David, who is … Continue reading

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I Add A GaugePilot Rally Computer To My Rally Navigator Tool Box

This spring I added a GaugePilot rally computer to my rally navigator toolbox.  This is a very capable and flexible rally computer.  It is styled after the Halda Speedpilot, but it is much more than that.  The GaugePilot can have many … Continue reading

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Christabel Carlisle “Mini Virtuoso” – An Interesting Person, An Interesting Book

This story begins a few months ago when I acquired the 1963 Monte Carlo Rally plate that was used by Bo Ljungfeldt on one of the factory Ford Falcon cars that competed that year.  At that time, through Endurance Rally … Continue reading

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Jordi Renu – A Knowledgeable Rally Information Source

As a result of seeking out more information about the Blunik II, I have come in contact with a Spanish car rally expert, Jordi Renu.  Jordi has a rally business, called 325rally and is a pilot, regular rally co-driver with a … Continue reading

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