Building a motor racing stadium out of a highly flammable material, strapping on a leather helmet, climbing into a vehicle with no discernible braking system, punching the throttle and turning left is my idea of a good time. Sadly it’s no longer allowed but for a brief time, almost the blink of an eye, Board Track Racing was king.
This film, Dust to Glory – Rally Baja 1000, is a fantastic look at the world famous Baja 1000 desert race. It’s an event that officially start in 1967 and was originally called the “NORRA Mexican 1000 Rally”, the first event was held on the 31st of October and the start line was set up in Tijuana, Baja California. The winning team were driving a Meyers Manx VW Beetle based buggy and they completed the course in 27 hours 38 minutes.
The new Ranger Glove by Grifter USA is the sort of motorcycle glove you can wear riding around town, or in the garage as you lift a Norton Commando engine out of its Isolastic mounts before a rebuild. The lower part of the glove is thick Bison leather and the upper is 12oz American Cone…
The Rallye Monte-Carlo and the Mini Cooper have been almost inseparable since the little car vanquished all comers in 1964, 1965, 1966 and 1967.