Sunday, 22 July 2012

GALPOT Weekly #40

Welcome to Galpot Weekly #40 the compendium of activity on the "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres" blog.

Sunbeam 20/9, Avenue Drivers Club, Bristol

The week started with a look at some of the machinery that appeared at the most recent Avenue Drivers Club meeting at Queens Square in Bristol where I spotted this vintage Sunbeam 20/9 pick up. The next Avenue Drivers Club meeting is scheduled for August 12th and it's free.

MG 14/28 Super Sports, Brooklands Double Twelve

The world's oldest known MG a 14/28 Super Sports, seen above at the recent Brooklands Double Twelve meeting was the feature of Tuesday's post.

Citroén Ami 8, Goodwood Festival of Speed

James May and glamor model Madison Welch allegedly took part in a Majorcan Classic Rally with the Citroén Ami 8, seen above at the recent Goodwood Festival of Speed, which was the feature of Wednesdays blog. For some reason the car became known by fellow competitors as "The Love Boat".

Shadow Mk III, Goodwood Festival of Speed

Americana Thursday's featured car the Chevrolet powered Shadow Mk III was another star of the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Ferrari Enzo, Goodwood Festival of Speed

The extreme styled Ferrari Enzo designed by Ken Okuyama was the subject of Ferrari Friday's blog.

Lotus 47, Goodwood Festival of Speed

Saturday's Lotus blog featured the racing version of the Lotus Elan known as the Lotus 47. Seen here is the rechassised car that John Miles and Jackie Oliver drove to a class victory in the 1967 Brands Hatch six hour race.

Austin Healey (Uncobra), Classics at the Castle, Sherborne Castle

Today's blog looks at some of the vehicles that took part in last weekends Classics at the Castle event at Sherborne Castle which included this Chevrolet powered Austin Healey 100 BN1.

Thanks for joining me for GALPOT Weekly #40 I hope you have enjoyed catching up with the weeks posts at "Gettin' a li' psycho on tyres" and that you will join me during the week ahead when I'll be featuring the latest from Silverstone Classic in a bumper edition tomorrow an NSU on Continental Curiosity Wednesday, an Italian bodied Corvette on Americana Thursday and a big banger Ferrari on Friday. Don't forget to come back now !