Monday, 23 January 2012

GALPOT Weekly #14

Last week started with the answers to and the announcement that Mike Mansmith was the winner of, the Automobiliart / GALPOT Seasonal Quiz.

1950s Grand Prix Engines

Mike chose the Grand Prix Engines of the 1950's set of cards by Paul Chenard. Congratulations Mike, thanks to everyone who participated and thanks to Paul at Automobiliart for generously donating the prize.

MG J2, Castle Combe, Wessex Sprint

On Tuesday I had a look at an MG J2 a Quintessential British Sports Car that has been in the same family since 1953.

Ford Capri 3000 GLX, Silverstone Classic

I looked below some impressive paintwork and RS body panels on Wednesday to find a Ford Capri GLX fitted with a Rover V8 motor.

Auburn 851 SC, Goodwood Revival

The sad Philippine love story behind an Auburn 851 SC was the subject of Thursdays blog.

Ferrari 312 B2, Donnington Museum

On Ferrari Friday I looked at the Formula One Ferrari 312 B2 chassis 007 which scored a best second place finish in the 1972 German Grand Prix when it was driven by Clay Regazzoni, next week I'll be talking looking at the car that one the 1972 German Grand Prix.

Lotus 26R

Über Classic racer Tony Thompson's successful Lotus 26R with which he won four championships and finished runner up four times between 1985 and 1993 was the subject of Saturdays blog.

Bristol Blenheim S4, Greenwich C d'E

Yesterday I had a look at the superb one off Bristol Britannia the only one ever made to S4 spec with a unique set of body panels. This is an extreme example of a company going out of it's way to build a car to a customers specifications.

This week at GALPOT starts with a blog on the High End Dodge Laramie and continues tomorrow with a storied MG K3.

Thanks for joining me on GALPOT weekly #14 I hope you enjoy catching up with any blogs you missed last week with the links above and that you will join me again tomorrow. Don't forget to come back now !