Sunday, 29 July 2012

GALPOT Weekly #41

Welcome to GALPOT Weekly #41 a review of the last seven blogs that have appeared on "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres".

TVR Griffith, Silverstone Classic

The week started with a visit to last weekends Silverstone Classic meeting where all tickets are access all area during all times, above Mike Whitaker Snr makes a compulsory pit stop during the Pre '66 GT event.

MG 18/80 Super Sports Mk II Tourer, Bristol Classic Car Show

Tuesday's featured car was this 1930 MG 18/80 Sports Tourer Mk II said to have been found in a coal cellar.

NSU Prinz, Malta Classic Car Collection

This weeks Continental Curiosity featured on Wednesday was this NSU Prinz seen at the Malta Classic Car Collection. The first incarnation of the Prinz was used as a basis for Egypts first cars including sports Pharoh.

Chevrolette Corvette Italia, Dana Point Concours d’Elegance

Americana Thursday featured the Scallieti bodied Chevrolet Corvette Italia, seen in Geoffrey Horton's photo above, which was the brainchild of a Chevrolet Dealer who balked at the price of Ferrari engine parts.

Ferrari 712, Goodwood Festival of Speed

Ferrari Friday featured the car with the largest Ferrari motor ever built the Can Am Spec Ferrari 712 with a 6.86 liter / 418 cui V12.

Lotus 49, Goodwood Festival of Speed

Colin Chapman's Lotus 49, featured on Friday, was built around the Keith Duckworth designed Ford Cosworth DFV motor that was to become almost ubiquitous in Grand Prix racing during the 1970's. The car seen above won on it's debut at the 1967 Dutch Grand Prix in part due to Jim Clark's skill at the wheel and a touch of luck involving a cam gear tooth.

GSM Delta, Prescott

Today's post features the GSM Delta belonging to Clive Sinclair who's father John was responsible for the UK production of the South African bred sports car.

I hope you have enjoyed using the links provided to catch up with events at "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres" and that you will join me again during the week ahead. Don't forget to come back now !