Sunday, 30 October 2011

GALPOT Weekly 24/11 - 30/11

John Dando, Volvo 144, The Regency Pegasus Sprint, 15 10 2011

Another busy week at GALPOT started with a days marshalling at The Regency Landry Pegasus Sprint where John Dando in his Volvo 144 above was among nearly 120 competitors taking part.

Vauxhall 30/98, Goodwood Festival of Speed

On Tuesday GALPOT covered the story behind a vintage Vauxhall 30/98 with a new chassis and a known history of some of it's parts that goes back only to 1949.

Ford Prefect, Atwell Wilson Motor Museum, 2011

GALPOT then looked at a Ford Prefect which appeared to be in roadworthy condition despite the evidence that it had not been taxed since 1979.

Scammell Highwayman, 1961

'Why Worry' a 40 mph Scammell Highwayman used by John Carter & Sons steam fair was the surreal subject of Thursdays blog that heralded the start of Steve Arnaudin's birthday.

Ferrari 365 GT 2+2

Moving up a few gears for Ferrari Friday GALPOT looked at Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 possibly one of just 54 Right Hand Drive examples built.

Lotus X - Silverstone Classic

One of '6 ot 7' Lotus Mk X's was the subject of yesterdays blog this one Bristol powered is seen in the hands of Nick Adams at the Silverstone Classic back in July.

Jensen Interceptor Convertible

The GALPOT week finishes today with a look at a Jensen Interceptor seen in some circles as a plagiarised Brasanica Uiraputu.

Thanks for joining me on this weekly summary edition of 'Getting' a lil' psycho on tyres' I hope you will follow some of the links to get the full stories on these vehicles.

Coming up next week we start the week celebrating Racer 187's Birthday no guessing what the make of car will be then. On Tuesday a brief look at a one off Vauxhall 14/40 and Wednesday a look at the two door sibling of the Ford Prefect. All this and more can be found everyday on this link.

I hope you'll join me again, don't forget to come back now !

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