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Team Phoenix Arises For 2018 Great Race

At last years’ 2017 Great Race, David Wells played a key part on our rally team.  David took the lead in building Harald von Langsdorff’s Mercedes-Benz 350SLC and then was a member of the service crew.  While he did a … Continue reading

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Team Silver Baron 2018 Great Race “Hero” Cards

The 2018 Great Race is coming up soon and once again I will be part of Team Silver Baron as we compete is this 9-day long car rally from Buffalo, NY to Halifax, NS.  As has been done on several … Continue reading

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David Wells Will Compete In The 2018 Great Race

This week I was pleased to get news that David Wells’ entry into the 2018 Great Race has been accepted.  David was an important member of our Support Crew at the 2017 Great Race. David Wells (right) With Harald And … Continue reading

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Updated And Revised 2018 Great Race Route

I have been advised that the 2018 route of the Great Race has been revised and updated.  The locations of the overnight stops and the lunch stops have been provided  The new route is shown below. Updated And Revised 2018 … Continue reading

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Our Entry Into The 2018 Great Race Has Been Accepted

We got notice this week that our entry into the 2018 Great Race has been accepted.  As the field for this car rally has filled very quickly after entry is open in the last few years, this acceptance was a … Continue reading

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“Big Daddy” Don Garlits At The 2017 Great Race

The start of this year’s Great Race in Jacksonville, Florida featured “Big Daddy” Don Garlits as the official starter.  Don Garlits was the best of the best in Top Fuel drag racing in the USA from the late 1950s well … Continue reading

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A Sunbeam Talbot 90 At The 2017 Great Race

One of the participating cars in the 2017 Great Race was, Car #120, the 1952 Sunbeam Talbot 90 that was entered by James and Wally Leach.  These British cars are not common here in the USA.  I first became aware … Continue reading

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