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October 30, 2014

Racecar Blog

Random Memories Of Mike Hailwood And His Iso Grifo In South Africa

Mike Hailwood and his Iso Grifo

by Andre Loubser Firstly a somewhat circuitous route as to how I became involved with Mike Hailwood. In 1962, aged 22, I left Cape Town to join the export/sales division of the Porsche factory. A year later, much to my surprise, I was asked to … [Read more...]

A New Book About Porsche Is A Pleasant Surprise

Porsche Unexpected: Discoveries in Collecting

Book Review by Wallace Wyss - "Porsche Unexpected: Discoveries in Collecting" by Randy Leffingwell, Cameron Ingram and Michael Furman This book surprised me, and, as an author who has read many books, and written a few, I am usually not … [Read more...]

More Photos Of A Team Roosevelt Fiat Abarth

Fiat Abarth Team Roosevelt

by Mike - A Comment from Bill Clark on the Fiat Abarth Team Roosevelt Post said his father, Tom Clark, is standing next to the No. 84 car in the photo below. His father raced this car for years and Bill says he lost track of the car in Toledo, … [Read more...]

A Fine Day In Danville At The Concours d’Elegance

Maserati Indy

by Mike - Yesterday I attended the Danville Concours d'Elegance and it was worth the long drive. I ran into several friends and saw many really terrific cars. Here are some photos and there are more in the slide show … [Read more...]

Old Photos Of The Ferrari Breadvan And Other Ferraris From 1965 or 1966

Ferrari Breadvan

by Mike - Dave Craddock left a comment on the Ferrari Breadvan Post and said he had pictures of the Breadvan and other Ferrari’s at the Detroit Autorama in the 1965-66 time frame. Gary Wales and Richard Merritt had just brought the cars into the … [Read more...]

All Race Cars Should Be This Beautiful

Maserati 200SI

by Mike - I believe that all successful race cars are probably beautiful. I don't know for sure if this is true but it should be true because in order to be a successful race car it requires proper aerodynamics and that almost always leads to an … [Read more...]

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