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SOLD to a good home…our London Black Cab (1 of 250 made)

  Several years ago, while on a business trip in London riding in one of that beautiful city’s iconic black cabs, I was suddenly struck by the crazy idea that the vehicle I was in would make an ideal family car: it’s highly fuel efficient, it has a cavernous passenger compartment which seats 5 large […]

Thank you Dennis & Bob…love the photos!

Sports Car Digest posted an excellent report with stunning photos of this year’s California Mille today in which I found a great photo of us in the ’27 Rally taken by Sports Car Digest Contributor/Photographer Dennis Gray and another beautiful photo taken by Bob Ross (also of Sports Car Digest) you can read Dennis’s excellent […]

Mission accomplished! (Subtitle: Grand Theft Trailer)

We did it! The oldest car to run the 2013 California Mille finished the 1,000 miles without any major problems. Since this event was a “shakeout” run for us in preparation for Vintage racing, we intentionally drove the car hard and very fast. Thursday night I was thrilled that we decided to have our pickup […]

Three days running and still going (but almost falling apart)

Day 3: depart Little River Inn (sadly) lunch at Boonville finish at Solage Hotel in Calistoga total distance: 189 miles We were up quite late last night implementing a McGyver style fix for the gear oil leaking out of our differential and all over my right rear brake drum. Mike and I filled the hole […]

Half way there…

Left the Redding Holiday Inn in the morning, lunched at Benbow Inn finished the day in room 123 at the Little River Inn (our favorite stop along the entire route)

If it’s Monday, this must be Redding

Day one is complete and it was BRUTAL! We covered 300 miles in 8 hours of driving. The start was very exciting. As the oldest car in the event, we were assigned car # 1 and were the first to depart the San Francisco Fairmont, waved off by the Italian Vice Consul in San Francisco. […]

“Must be in the front row!”

It’s Sunday, the day before the start of the California Mille. Jack and I arrived to learn we have roundel #1, because we will be driving the oldest car in this year’s event. We beat the 1928 Bugatti by one year! Of the 70 cars which participated in the 2013 California Mille, only the first […]

closed for vacation

              Jack and I are driving our 1927 Rally in the California Mille this week.  We’ll keep you posted from the road.