Author Archives: Steve McKelvie

A Twin-Engine Four-Wheel Drive Mini Cooper

I was recently starting to read Graham Robson’s book “Rallying, The 4 Wheel Drive Revolution”.  This book documents the rise of four-wheel drive rally cars in the 1980s.  I have the second edition of this book which was written in … Continue reading

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2018 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique Concentration Run Schedule & Itineraries Released

The Automobile Club de Monaco has released the schedule for the Concentration Run from the various starting cities to the concentration point in Valence, France.  This schedule is presented below. 2018 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique Concentration Schedule The itineraries from … Continue reading

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LeJog Rally End Point Is At John O’Groats

The upcoming LeJog car rally will start at the extreme southwest corner of England and end at the extreme northern point of Scotland’s main land mass.  At the northern tip of the Scotland land mass is the small town of … Continue reading

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Results From The 2017 1000 Millas Sport

The 1000 Millas Sport car rally took place last weekend.  This Argentine car rally is run with competitive rules that are very similar to the famous Mille Miglia.  For more background information on this rally, refer to my post on … Continue reading

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More About The Bugatti Type 55 Plus Its Ties To The Indianapolis 500

This past week my friend, Evan Gamblin, sent to me some pictures of Bugatti cars and engines as a followup to some of the recent posts that I have made about the Bugatti Type 55 cars.  The image below shows … Continue reading

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Automobile Club de Monaco Announces Route Details Of 2018 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique

The Automobile Club de Monaco has just announced the details of the route for the 2018 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique.  This will allow the competitors to begin to plot the route on maps and to plan their rally.  Some competitors … Continue reading

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Simon Arscott’s New GaugePilot Arrived Today

I am getting ready to compete in the LeJog car rally in the United Kingdom next month.  I will be navigating for Simon Arscott in his 1962 Works Austin Healey 3000 rally car.  For this rally Simon will have a … Continue reading

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