Sunday, 17 March 2013

GALPOT Weekly #10/13

Welcome to GALPOT Weekly 10/13 a review of the seven blogs at "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres" posted between March 4th and 11th. Ford 1 Ton Pickup, Shakespeare County Speedway The week started with a look at this 1939 Ford One Ton Pick Up the first Blue Oval pick up to be fitted with hydraulic brakes. Singer 8 Junior, Bristol Classic Car Show, Shepton Mallet Tuesday's post featured this li'l 1928 Singer 8 Saloon powered by a 16.5 hp motor who's crankshaft runs in just two bearings. Chrysler Imperial, Desert Classic Concours d'Elegance, Palm, Springs, CA Thanks to Geoffrey Horton Wednesday's post featured some California sunshine as seen at the Palm Springs Desert Classic Concours d’Elegance where this 1931 Chrysler Imperial was one of the stars of the show. Buick Series 62 Coupé, Classics at the Castle, Sherborne Cadillac's 1941 Series 62 Coupé which quadrupled was the subject of Thursday's blog. Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta, Goodwood Revival Annie Soisbault drove this 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, which was the subject of Ferrari Friday's blog, to a win in the 1965 Grand Prix of Paris. Lotus M100 Elan SE Turbo, Classic Sports Car and Action Day, Castle Combe Thanks to US$ 35 million of funding from General Motors Lotus developed the Lotus M100 Elan which was launched in 1989, the 1991 Elan Turbo SE version seen here was the subject of Saturdays blog. Surtees Ford TS14A, Wings & Wheels, Dunsfold Aerodrome The final post of the week featured two 1973 Surtees Ford TS14 Formula One cars which were hampered by their Firestone Tyres thanks to the suppliers imminent withdrawal from the sport and consequent lack of development. Thanks for joining me on this "GALPOT Weekly #10/13" edition of "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres" I hope you have enjoyed catching up with the last seven posts using the links provided and that you will join me again daily in the week ahead. Don't forget to come back now !

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