Synaptic Faltulence: Puegot Is Dead
How about customer dissatisfaction? Any number of complaints have been leveled at these cars by their stateside purchasers. Unique styling, misunderstood ergonomics, body lean while cornering, and what may be labeled by many an ignorant auto owner as problematic maintenance, are but a few. (read more)
1972 Bury My Car at Ponca City
America's glamorous Neo-Monaco provides the exotic backdrop for the latest exploit in the continuing saga of the masked man and his faithful Indian companion...the Ponca City Grand Prix is a very real race run every fourth of July on a combination of public roads and a park drive in Ponca City, Oklahoma...the Bolus & Snopes racing team, is real...William Jeanes, Sam Scott, Bob Mitchell, Jamie Allen and Mack Yates are real. From there on you're on your own hook when it comes to sorting out reality and fantasy (read more)
1978 Spring Games Concours
If you weren’t at Shepherd Mall on Saturday June 10th you missed a great car show. We had fifty-three (53) vehicles in the Mall and they ranged from a Pantera, Dan Gurney’s Indianapolis 500 Eagle to a Jaguar XKE. (read more)
CHOCTAW MASSACRE SOLO II (Times 3)
The perpetrators called it “The Choctaw Massacre.” Those who drove it agreed, and asked who had the blunt tomahawks. ?
Eventmasters (alphabetically) Mike Elliott and Ray Gahan are known as avid Solo II devotees and their 1st gear track was a challenge and a frustration. Hank Kliner cranked off the FTD of 53.9 on his final run in the Lotus FF to edge Art Zeiner’s 54.5 in the Porsche 912. (read more)
The Big Time Returns to Oklahoma
On July 30, it was big time racing again, this time SCCA-style with the Trans Am Featured. Filling out the weekend was the Bosch Gold Cup of Super Vees and the Bilstein Scirocco Cup Challenge. The old names in Trans Am racing have disappeared but the new stars were there-- Peter Gregg, Roy Woods, Gregg Pickett, Ludwig Heimrath, Bob Tullius.
In the Gold Cup group were some familiar faces: our own Eddie Miller driving the Haas Lola, Bob Lazier the Ward Auto Club Lola, Tom Bagley, Fred Phillips--all well-known SCCA drivers who did not disappoint the crowd at all. (read more)
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