October 2008 Blog Posts (4)

2009 Monterey Historic Automobile Races announced

Porsche Chosen as Featured Marque for 36th Annual Event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

MONTEREY, Calif. – Following the recent success of this year’s 35th anniversary of the Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races presented by Toyota, General Racing, the official event organizer, announced today the dates for the 2009 event. The 36th annual running of the world-famous races and auto exposition will take place on August 14-16, 2009, at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Ticket sales will… Continue

Added by Oliver Jacq on October 30, 2008 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Indy Ford Cosworth

Ex:AJ Foyt and Parnelli Jones
1978 / 1980
all original and running - a turn key car - ready to race

was in a museum

come with axtra body and wheels

for more send email at:

Added by Roland Ducommun on October 29, 2008 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Vee dreams have been passed-on...for now

At the October 08 event at Hallett, I delivered my vee to a new owner. Due to a divorce (mine, unfortunately) I knew there was no way the vee was just going to sit still for some time to come...so it really needed to go somewhere that it would be used. It is now in the capable hands of the Bigger Hammer folks - they will be getting it race ready for the new owner. I will certainly not be a stranger, however, as long as Corinthians keeps coming to Hallett. And someday, I'm sure I'll be back in a… Continue

Added by Erik Karlsson Jr. on October 20, 2008 at 1:34pm — 1 Comment

Jaguar ‘E2A’ is sold at Bonhams - The missing link prototype.

Regulation changes, which included a displacement limit of 3.0L, rendered the Jaguar D-Type virtually obsolete for the '58 season. By then the iconic Jaguar had won Le Mans 3 times in a row. The Works team had already w/drawn from active racing at the end of '56, having clinched the important Le Mans race 4 times in the last 6 attempts. In '57 privateer teams like Ecurie Ecosse & Briggs Cunningham continued to race the D-Type, w/the former adding a 3rd victory to the machine's tally. Some… Continue

Added by Stephen Page on October 7, 2008 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

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