Sunday, 10 February 2013

GALPOT Weekly #06/13

Welcome to GALPOT Weekly #06/13 a review of the last seven posts at "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres". Dodge 1 Ton Pickup, Summer Classics, Easter Compton The GALPOT week started with a trip back to 1947 and a look at a "Job Related" series Dodge 1 ton pickup. MG Q Type Replica, Avenue Drivers Club, Queen Square, Bristol Tuesday's post featured an enchanting replica MG Q-type an MG parts bin racer. Monteverdi High Speed 375L, Auto Italia, Brooklands On Wednesday GALPOT featured this Monteverdi 375L High Speed a 2+2 Coupé for the discerning international man of mystery. Buick Roadmaster Riviera, Classic Motor Show, NEC, Birmingham The only thing missing from the options list of this 1950 Buick Roadmaster Riviera that featured on Thursday was a tooth brush according to one contemporary wag. Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione, Goodwood Festival of Speed Ferrari Friday featured this Ferrari 250GT SWB Berlinetta Compitizione which Pedro and Ricardo Rodriguez drove to a debut win in the Paris 1000kms race held at Montlhéry. Lotus Ford 92, Goodwood FoS Yesterday's post featured this Lotus Ford 92, seen here with Brendon Hartley at the wheel, an interim car built for Nigel Mansell to drive while Renault got up to speed with their supply of turbo motors. The Lotus 92 was the first Formula One car to be fitted with active suspension. Arnott Climax Sports, Goodwood Revival Today's post feature's Daphene Arnott's supercharged Arnott Sports which made an unsuccessful attempt to qualify for the 1955 Le Mans 24 Hours. Daphene Arnott is thought to be the world first female to found a automobile manufacturing business. Thanks for joining me on this "GALPOT Weekly #06/13" edition of "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres" I hope you have enjoyed catching up with the links in the text and that you will join me daily during the week ahead. Don't for get to come back now !