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November 20, 2018

Racecar Blog

John Fitch, A Cunningham C-4 And Two Movie Stars

by Mike - I was scanning through the book, "American Sports Car Racing in the 1950s" by Michael T. Lynch, William Edgar and Ron Parravano, when I spotted these two photos of John Fitch in a Cunningham C-4 racecar. These were taken at March … [Read more...]

Who Was George Tilp? – A Big Phil Hill Supporter – Part Two

by Mike - Geoffrey Horton told me that his uncle, George Tilp, would bring his old race cars to his farm in New Jersey and let family members drive them around the farm. Below is a photo of 12 year old Geoffrey Horton doing just that in 1960. … [Read more...]

Who Was George Tilp? – Part One

by Mike - The world is indeed a small place and the Internet can make it seem even smaller. I publish an article (and an advertisement) about the custom Offenhauser Engine S/N 165 commissioned by George Tilp, a wealthy race car owner in New … [Read more...]

Monterey Car Week 2018

by Mike - Monterey Car Week has been delayed to the last week in August this year (next week) because of an amateur golf tournament at Pebble Beach this week. Car Week is the week that more visitors come to the Monterey Peninsula that any other … [Read more...]

What About Ferrari Continuation Cars – Is It Really A Good Idea?

OPINION: Should Ferrari jump in the pool with Jaguar and build a continuation car? by Wallace Wyss - And if so, which model, pray tell? Well the most coveted Ferrari of all the 250 GTO. A real one cost between $50 and $70 million USD and … [Read more...]

Aston Martin Race Car With Italian Coachwork To Cross The Block In Monterey

by Wallace Wyss - When I look over my Big Mistakes in barn finding, I remember visiting a guy in Palos Verdes, California maybe 30 years ago that had an Aston Martin DB4GTZ and it was a stunning car, perfectly restored, with coachwork by … [Read more...]

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