Author Archives: Steve McKelvie

Preparations For The 2017 Baden Classic Rally

These days I am getting ready to compete in the 2017 Baden Classic car rally which is based in Michelbach, Germany early next month.  Once again I will be navigating for Harald von Langsdorff.  I have navigated for Harald in … Continue reading

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A 1956 Volkswagen Beetle To Compete In The 2017 Mille Miglia

Mark Reynolds of the United Kingdom contacted me by mistake about the 2017 Mille Miglia.  He was looking for some in-person navigation advice about the Mille Miglia.  However he thought that I lived in the Netherlands, so when we sorted … Continue reading

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Team Silver Baron Great Race Hero Cards

Yesterday a package from Harald von Langsdorff arrived in the mail with some Team Silver Baron hero cards that will be distributed during our participation in the 2017 Great Race. Front Face Of The Team Silver Baron “Hero” Card The … Continue reading

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The 2017 Flying Scotsman Continues On Its Road To Success

As you might know I am doing some work with the Endurance Rally Association (ERA) in England laying out the route for the 2018 Trans America Challenge from Charleston, South Carolina to Seattle, Washington.  As a result I have been … Continue reading

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Lotus Elite: Lotus’ First Real Road Car

The Lotus Elite, introduced in 1957, was Lotus’ first true road car.  Many earlier Lotus 7 cars were on the road, but with the coupe design, the Lotus Elite was a more all-season road car.   I saw the Lotus … Continue reading

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My Newly Acquired Book About HRG Cars- “HRG The Sportsman’s Ideal”

Last week there was a comment on my website from Peter Davis about the driver and the navigator in a particular HRG car that competed in the 1948 Alpine Rally.  I had previously try to help Peter get to bottom … Continue reading

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1954 Triumph TR2 At The 2017 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique

One of the more interesting cars that I saw at the 2017 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique was an Italian entry of a 1954 Triumph TR2.  In fact this was this not only an interesting car, this car was also very … Continue reading

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