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New Rally Track – Updated 4-30-17!!!!

The first track was built by the clubs founders in a span of about six months with everyone working every weekend. It was a lot of work but the result and the friendships that grew from it were well worth the time and effort.

The idea for a new track had been kicking around for a while now it was just a matter of building it. That is easier said than done. However all that changed at our annual club meeting in October of 2015 when the club decided to run a rally series that would require a new track. …

My First Van

I was saddened when I read this morning of the passing of automotive journalist Brock Yates.  Car and Driver was my favorite magazine for a half-century and Brock Yates was a big part of that.  Also, last week Autoweek had an video about the Dodge van cult in Japan—the Dajibans: https://autoweek.com/article/car-life/tag-along-insane-japanese-race-van?utm_source=DailyDrive20160928&utm_medium=enewsletter&utm_term=headline-center&utm_content=body&utm_campaign=awdailydrive These two events got…

My Eighties Tyco Track

Here is a track I made for my son in the Eighties.  I used Tyco track on 1/2″ plywood and hinged it on the wall above his bed.  On the bottom of the plywood I glued 1/4″ cork, so when folded against the wall it was a bulletin board.  The track is trimmed with wood…