November 2011 Blog Posts (24)

Mini Cooper Classic

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Added by Guillermo Fierros on November 29, 2011 at 8:57pm — No Comments

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2011 – Behind the Scenes

J Craft boat on Lake Como picture
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Added by Stephen Page on November 29, 2011 at 12:32pm — No Comments

The inaugural International Historic Motoring Awards

The inaugural International Historic Motoring Awards dinner took place on November 16 at London’s elegant St Pancras Renaissance Hotel. The awards evening drew an audience from across the historic motor sport and motoring industry, both from the UK and from overseas, and was hosted by former Grand Prix racer and TV commentator Martin Brundle. The international panel of judges called upon experienced…

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Added by Stephen Page on November 28, 2011 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Fords of the future, by Alex Tremulis

Fords of the future, by Alex Tremulis



Images courtesy Ford Motor Company

While recently rooting around in Ford’s image archives, we ran across a batch…

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Added by Stephen Page on November 28, 2011 at 11:33am — No Comments

Ford’s Allegro II concept car

Ford’s Allegro II concept car

As opposed to the…

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Added by Stephen Page on November 28, 2011 at 11:31am — No Comments

$25 Gift Card for VRL Members from Barrington Gifts of Distinction

You may apply this $25 discount to your purchase of any PERSONALIZED gifts of distinction from Barrington!

Added by Wes Boyd on November 26, 2011 at 10:04am — No Comments

037 Recreation

Here we have Owen Nightie reshaping the bonnet bulge which accommodates the spare wheel mounted at the front of the 037. You will also notice the cut out towards the front for the mesh grill which allows air to escape after passing through the radiator.

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Added by allan carter on November 24, 2011 at 2:29am — No Comments

Bill Mitchell-designed Camaro Cherokee show car to cross the block in January

Leading the Can-Am pack in all its glory !

Photo by Pete Lyons, courtesy Terry Lietzau

When Chevrolet entered the pony car segment with the Camaro in 1967, it faced an uphill battle. Ford already had the segment locked down, and the bowtie…

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Added by Stephen Page on November 15, 2011 at 10:41am — No Comments

Diesel land-speed record on Daytona Beach grabbed headlines in 1935.

Diesels at Daytona

 

Diesel power grew in popularity at an exponential rate in the early to mid-1930s, buoyed by reports of astounding mileage and of the cheap price of diesel fuel versus gasoline – important factors when there’s a Depression going on. Heavy haulers – trucks, locomotives, and tractors – accounted…

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Added by Stephen Page on November 15, 2011 at 10:34am — No Comments

Applications Open for Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion - Entry deadline is January 31, 2012.



Applications Open for Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Shelby Cobra Featured Marque August 17-19

 

MONTEREY, Calif. (November 8, 2011) – Owners and drivers of historically-significant race and sports cars may now submit their applications for the 2012 Rolex Monterey Motorsports…

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Added by Stephen Page on November 8, 2011 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Will Steve McQueen’s “Le Mans” racing suit set a new lap record?

Will Steve McQueen’s “Le Mans” racing suit set a new lap record?



Interest in American actor Steve McQueen has never waned, even more than…

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Added by Stephen Page on November 7, 2011 at 11:34am — No Comments

STAGE IS SET FOR ANOTHER CHASE-ALTERING BATTLE AT THE AAA TEXAS 500

STAGE IS SET FOR ANOTHER CHASE-ALTERING BATTLE AT THE AAA TEXAS 500

 



FORT WORTH,…

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Added by Stephen Page on November 3, 2011 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Ayrton Senna races at San Marino Grand Prix in Imola, Italy in 1994. The racer's story is one of the most acclaimed documentaries of the year

Ayrton Senna races at San Marino Grand Prix in Imola, Italy in 1994. The racer's story is one of the most acclaimed documentaries of the year. (Courtesy…

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Added by Stephen Page on November 1, 2011 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Original features in vintage cars can raise price

Original features in vintage cars can raise price

Used car buyers have been advised that having original features in a vintage car could increase the asking price.

While many people keen to sell a car for cash may be tempted to update certain parts of it to attract interest, by leaving the automobile with the same machinery that it left the factory with, they could find it is worth more.

The issue came up when a limited edition, black and silver…

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Added by Stephen Page on November 1, 2011 at 4:56pm — No Comments

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