Sunday, 8 July 2012

GALPOT Weekly #38

Welcome to GALPOT Weekly #38 a review of the last seven posts on the "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres" blog.

Lotus 49, Goodwood Festival of Speed

The week started with a review of the Goodwood Festival of Speed who's theme was the 60th Anniversary of Lotus, above Jackie Oliver can be seen driving the Lotus 49 R2 powered by a Ford DFV which his predecessor Jim Clark drove to a debut victory in the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort in 1966.

MG 18/80 Six Mk 1, Bristol Classic Car Show

On Tuesday I attempted to disambiguate the differences between the MG 18/80 Six Mk I and Mk 2.

Continental Mark V, Brooklands Double Twelve

Disambiguation continued as a theme on Independence Day, this time between the Lincoln Continental and Continental marques, above a 1978 Continental Mark V displays the Lincoln Cross despite not being marketed as a Lincoln marque.

Moskvich Scaldia 427, Double Twelve Brooklands

This tribute 1972 Moskvitch Scaldia 427 service barge, which gets used in rally's dedicated to cold war era Soviet Bloc vehicles, was the subject of Thursdays post.

(Chris Amon, Ferrari 166/246 #0004, Longford, Tasmania, March 4th, 1968, Copyright Rod Mackenzie 1968)

The Ferrari Dino 166 #0004 featured on Ferrari Friday won races in Australasia, Europe and South America in 1968, since then it has also won a Concours d'Elegance and Revival event.

Lotus Super Seven 1500 Cosworth, Castle Combe C&SCAD

Patrick McGoohan selected the Lotus Seven S2, an example of featured in yesterdays Saturday Lotus blog, as "A symbol of all The Prisoner was to represent; standing out from the crowd, quickness and agaility, independence and a touch of the rebel" for his character in 'The Prisoner' TV series.

Jaguar XK140 FHC SE, Dana Point Concours d'Elegance

Finally today's post about the recent Dana Point Concours d'Elegance comes courtesy of Geoffrey Horton where Geoffrey and his Wife Gayle celebrated a their 43rd Wedding Anniversary and their XK140 was awarded a class win !

Thanks for joining me on GALPOT Weekly #38, I hope you have enjoyed catching up with this weeks posts at 'Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres' and that you will join me again in the week ahead. Don't forget to come back now !