Sunday, 30 December 2012

GALPOT Weekly #63

Welcome to GALPOT Weekly #63 a review of the last seven posts at "Gettin' a lil psycho on tyres" a blog about all things motoring. Ford F-750 Super Duty XLT, Summer Classics, Easter Compton On Christmas Eve I looked at this Ford F-750 Super Duty XLT which features a F-350 Super Duty rear bed big enough for Santa to make his annual deliveries. MG K3, Sunlight Textile Services Pegasus Sprint, Castle Combe Jeremy Hawkes MG K3 #3007 was the subject of Christmas Days blog, it was the first 1100cc /67 cui vehicle to lap Brooklands at 120 mph in 1934 with Ron Horton at the wheel and in 1937 Goldie Gardener drove it on a one way timed run at over 150 mph. Surtees TS7, Wings & Wheels, Dunsfold John Surtees first Formula One car the Surtees Ford TS7 featured on Boxing Day. The TS7 was designed by Surtees, Sahab Ahmed and Peter Connew. Its best result was a win at the non championship 1970 Oulton Park Gold Cup, with Big John at the wheel. Ford Mustang Hardtop, Bristol Thursdays post featured the non standard Ford Mustang Mach 1 notchback seen above. Ferrari 550 Maranello GTS, Goodwood Festival of Speed A celebrity race car featured on Ferrari Friday, this Ferrari 550 Maranello GTS has been driven by a host of rally and touring car champions and a couple of IRL drivers including NASCAR 'legend' Danica Patrick. Lotus Ford 87, British Grand Prix, Silverstone Yesterdays post featured a couple of Lotus Ford 87's raced in the 1981 season after the twin chassis Lotus 88 was outlawed before ever being allowed to race. Rolls Royce 40/50, California Todays post features this amazing Rolls Royce 40/50 which has spent 29 years serving as a fire engine in Sweden. I hope you have enjoyed catching up with the last seven posts at "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres" and that you will join me again daily during the week ahead. Wishing all GALPOT readers and contributors a Happy, psycho on tyres, New Year. Don't for get to come back now !