2017 Emory Porsche Campout

2017 Emory Porsche Campout

After a 5-year gap, Rod Emory and family organized the Emory Porsche Campout. Held July 14 to 16 at the 50-acre Emory farm in McMinnville, Oregon. The site opened early Friday morning and by early afternoon there was plenty of...
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Gilles Villeneuve – 35 Years Later

Gilles Villeneuve – 35 Years Later

May 8, 1982 – If you’re a motor racing fan this will forever be a day of profound sadness. As an enthusiast for over 50 years, my love for the sport changed on May 8, 1982.
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Sebring 1967 – My First Road Trip

Sebring 1967 – My First Road Trip

April 1st marked 50 years since the running of the 1967 Sebring 12-Hours. As a 15-year old enthusiast it was also the first international motor race that I attended. This involved a road trip from my home in Connecticut with...
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Mercedes-Benz W 125 made its debut 80 years ago

Mercedes-Benz W 125 made its debut 80 years ago

1937: The Golden Season of the Mercedes-Benz W125 Silver Arrow On 9 May 1937, the 750 kilogram W 125 racing car from Mercedes-Benz celebrated its racing debut with a victory at the Tripoli Grand Prix. Following this opening triumph, it...
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1997 – David Coulthard Makes the Breakthrough

1997 – David Coulthard Makes the Breakthrough

1997 – prelude to seven world championship titles On 9 March 1997, the Scottish racing driver David Coulthard drove to victory at the Australian Grand Prix in a McLaren-Mercedes. It marked the first win for the Silver Arrows since Mercedes-Benz made...
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Bentley ‘Blue Train’ Speed Six

Bentley ‘Blue Train’ Speed Six

Woolf Barnato, heir to a vast fortune from the Kimberley diamond mines in South Africa, was the ultimate ‘Bentley Boy’. A brilliant sportsman, bon viveur and generous host, he became Chairman of Bentley Motors in 1926 when the company was...
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Lime Rock Park – 1978 Formula Atlantic

Lime Rock Park – 1978 Formula Atlantic

The fourth round of the 1978 Formula Atlantic Labatts Championship was held over the July 4th Holiday at Lime Rock Park in the northwest corner of Connecticut. The seven-turn, 1.53-mile track is located in a natural wooden setting in Lakeville....
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1967 Daytona 24 Hour Continental – 50 Years On

1967 Daytona 24 Hour Continental – 50 Years On

A few minutes after 16:00 on June 19, 1966 three Ford GT40 Mk IIs crossed the finish line to win the Le Mans 24 Hours. The victory capped a three year struggle by the Ford Motor Company to defeat Ferrari....
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Mini Cooper and the 1967 Monte Carlo Rallye

Mini Cooper and the 1967 Monte Carlo Rallye

Relief, pride, and satisfaction combined when Finnish driver Rauno Aaltonen drove a BMC Competition Department Mini Cooper S across the finishing line as overall winner of the 36th Monte Carlo Rally on 20 January back in 1967. This was the Mini’s...
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