Saturday, 2 March 2013

GALPOT Weekly #08/13

Welcome to GALPOT Weekly #08/13 a review of the seven posts that appeared on "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres" from February 18th to February 24th. Dodge Dakota R/T, Yanks Picnic, Shakespeare, County, Raceway, The week started with a look at this 2000 Dodge Dakota R/T seen at last years Yanks Picnic at Shakespeare County Raceway. MG Metro 6R4, RAC Rally Tuesday's blog featured a couple of MG Metro 6R4's including Tony Ponds example seen above on the 1985 RAC Rally in which Pond and Rob Arthur finished 3rd on the cars World Championship debut. Aston Martin DB2, Avenue Drivers Club, Queen Square, Bristol On Wednesday GALPOT visited the February Avenue Drivers Club meeting where this 1952 Aston Martin DB2 was one of the stars. Buick Electra 225 Riviera, Classic Motor Show, NEC, Birmingham Deal of Asheville North Carolina supplied this 6 window Buick Electra 225 Riviera, featured on Thursday, new to a lucky customer in 1962. Ferrari, 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, Goodwood Revival Ferrari Friday featured the 83rd Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta built, it was sold new to Ettore Buzzi in 1962 and the steel bodied car remained with him for at least 32 years before it passed into new ownership. Lotus Renault 98T, Autsport International, NEC, Birmingham Saturday's post featured a Lotus Renault 98T formula one car, which at 5.5 bar boost could produce an estimated 1300hp, of the type that Ayrton Senna drove to victories in 1986. Shirely MKII, Classic Motor Show, NEC Birmingham Sunday's post featured a fiber glass bodied car built on a 1949 Ford Anglia chassis called a Shirley Mk II. Thanks for joining me on this "GALPOT Weekly #08/13 edition of 'Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres' I hope you have enjoyed catching up with the links provided and that you will join me daily during the week ahead. Don't forget to come back now !

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