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by Victoracing
Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Links to auctions
Topic: E1042 flipped ebay April 28, 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 342

E1042 flipped ebay April 28, 2018

Nolasports, Jon Scheurich is offering Bud Byrne's Courier Mk 3 for sale again. Michael Haydel, owner, has painted and detailed the beautiful white racer this year. https://www.ebay.com/itm/332632254317?ViewItem=&item=332632254317 Update 28 June 2018 … listed again, buy it now $48k FYI, FWIW, WTF … O...
by Victoracing
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, group
Replies: 7
Views: 2176

Re: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, race in-car video by Chuck Pitt

Chuck Pitt has shared race video from the cockpit of his red Mk.VII-S sports racer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PDKSVW_F64

Turn it up!

Thanks Chuck!
by Victoracing
Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: What is for sale
Topic: BaT June 21, '18 . . uprated early Courier 100-15-L on east coast
Replies: 0
Views: 388

BaT June 21, '18 . . uprated early Courier 100-15-L on east coast

Mike Oritt, "Awgertoo" on the old Forum, is offering the 1958 Courier 15L for sale. The car has a long history dominating the small-bore class with 1500cc and drum brakes, running multiple series from Sebring to the Glen from 1980s Bob Schmidt to Michael in the 00s. Per the ad, Mike has rebuilt 100-...
by Victoracing
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Who is new
Topic: New ELVA 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1179

Re: New ELVA 2018

There is an update posted 25 March. Bio of Steve Nichols, an American. This short bit taken from the OCTANE article, if I may…. Nichols left McLaren at the end of 2000 and became technical director at Jaguar before stepping away from Formula 1 altogether. His latest venture is a project to relaunch ...
by Victoracing
Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: What are you up too
Topic: Sport cars
Replies: 0
Views: 467

Sport cars

Sometimes I read a comment and just say "Yeah" I wish I could have put that feeling into words. Peter Egan and Brock Yates immediately come to mind. This one is from Burdy, on Bring-A-Trailer. "Some of us enjoy driving uninhibited, lightweight, tactile, 3 pedal machines that you can work on in your ...
by Victoracing
Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Mk.IV sports at Amelia Island, March 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 402

Re: Mk.IV sports at Amelia Island, March 2018

I found some other photos while searching for the owner's name.

Does anyone know Mr.Ralph Bonanotte, from Chicago? … the tenor sax player, right?
Roger says also co-owned by Ben Kruidos. Thanks!
by Victoracing
Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: What do you need
Topic: I need a set of Courier Molds
Replies: 3
Views: 1073

Re: I need a set of Courier Molds

Ed Nelson is selling these moulds, March 15, 2018

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Elva-Courier-B ... Swki1apsPa
by Victoracing
Sun Mar 11, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Bridgehampton Raceway 1957
Replies: 0
Views: 315

Bridgehampton Raceway 1957

The ultimate in home movies, in-car view of "The Bridge" during the first race weekend Sept. 28, 1957.
Color, narrated, amazing.

https://youtu.be/UnT4d_Mt6kg
by Victoracing
Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Links to auctions
Topic: April 2018 . . E1057 NW USA Joe Gordon April 10 Ebay
Replies: 0
Views: 340

April 2018 . . E1057 NW USA Joe Gordon April 10 Ebay

Listed in Hemmings June 2018 . . . $34k https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/elva/courier/2124964.html?refer=alert Up again April 2018. . . high bid $15,100 did not make the reserve https://www.ebay.com/itm/173251636381?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649 March 7 https:...
by Victoracing
Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, group
Replies: 7
Views: 2176

Re: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, group

The ELVA headquarters Saturday morning
L to R... Roger Dunbar, Gary Cossaboon, Stan Mason
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by Victoracing
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Who is new
Topic: NEW? . . Looking for the Owners' Registry and build projects?
Replies: 0
Views: 747

NEW? . . Looking for the Owners' Registry and build projects?

This new site has an additional layer of security. You must be a registered user and signed in to view the private, protected half of the Elleva website. It is easy and quick to register. Real ELVA owners should know the answer to the security question, think the location in the earliest days. "B __...
by Victoracing
Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Links to things or places of interest
Topic: Clarke / Brooklands compilation book
Replies: 0
Views: 502

Clarke / Brooklands compilation book

There is a paperback book by RM Clarke that I must recommend. It came out about the same time as the Wimpffen tome, and for me at least, got lost in the shuffle. The book is a collection of period and recent magazine articles that are quite informative. Several questions posed in the "Technical" and...
by Victoracing
Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, group
Replies: 7
Views: 2176

Re: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, sportsracers

Mk.II
Mk.IV
Mk.VI
Mk.VII and VII-S
by Victoracing
Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, group
Replies: 7
Views: 2176

Re: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, Courier race cars

Shots from the grid and on track
by Victoracing
Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, group
Replies: 7
Views: 2176

Re: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, street cars

Some of the action off the track.
"Steward" Al Chicote and Joe Marchione cruisin' 142L
Bob Prescott in spotless E1190-T
by Victoracing
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, group
Replies: 7
Views: 2176

Re: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, group

Nial McCabe posted some action and paddock photos at that time. I hope this is still live.

http://vintageracer.tripod.com/nj-hist-15.html

Update December 2017 . . . Nial has graciously allowed posting of some of the ELVA theme photos here. Thanks again Nial!

gc
by Victoracing
Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Rich Stadther on Victory Lane cover
Replies: 0
Views: 441

Rich Stadther on Victory Lane cover

Rich Stadther aboard Courier E1153 this spring at Gingerman Raceway.

The Victory Lane magazine July 2017

Congrats on the win and earning the magazine cover recognition!



gc
by Victoracing
Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Who is new
Topic: New ELVA 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1179

New ELVA 2017

The rumored new, retro Elva now has a website.

There is a description, but no photos yet (Dec. 2017)
Steve Nichols from McLaren-Senna is involved.

go to www.newelva.com
by Victoracing
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Links to things or places of interest
Topic: Homologation Papers
Replies: 2
Views: 954

Re: Homologation Papers

I was looking for race weight of Courier Mk.IV Sebring (lightweight) and tried this site. Tough read, starting with "Elava Courrier" French? Production required 100 units/12 month period. Would you consider the Sebring ltwt a "variant" ? . . . standard Mk.IV barely totaled 100, not even the IRS T-ty...
by Victoracing
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Lime Rock Vintage Festival 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 453

Lime Rock Vintage Festival 2017

Labor Day weekend was cold and wet, a shame for Sunday show.


http://www.sportscardigest.com/lime-roc ... pWjsaOs.C0


Michael DiPleco photos


Andy, any shots to add from the debut of E1063?
by Victoracing
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Links to auctions
Topic: Courier 200/15/R ebay Nov.2017
Replies: 1
Views: 566

Courier 200/15/R ebay Nov.2017

Barry Worsey is selling the 1959 Courier Mk.2 on ebay
http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/182893650426?ul_noapp=true


Looks like quite a potent hot rod.


22 Nov. 2017 NO SALE
No bids offered at GBP 25k; thats about $33k US
gc
by Victoracing
Wed Nov 08, 2017 5:03 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: HSCC Allcomers Race @ Walter Hayes Meeting 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 838

Re: HSCC Allcomers Race @ Walter Hayes Meeting 2017

Fantastic video Bruce!

100mph in the rain at Silverstone.

How did the race go?





Gary C
by Victoracing
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Watkins Glen SVRA Sept.8-10, 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 430

Watkins Glen SVRA Sept.8-10, 2017

DiPleco photos at Sports Car Digest.
http://www.sportscardigest.com/us-vinta ... ZZlaiOs.C0


Otto Linton, age 100

Cassin and Eitel sportracers; Thumel Courier
by Victoracing
Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Dick Stockton alloy Mk.IV sports
Replies: 3
Views: 1001

Re: Dick Stockton alloy Mk.IV sports

Dick is still active around SCCA fall 2017.

Here he is discussing TR4 performance tips with another competitor at the Jersey Road Race Challenge, Oct.2017 regional at Thunderbolt, NJMP.
Stockton is on the right, with cap.
by Victoracing
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:27 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: GT160 spin, Spa 6hr 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 437

GT160 spin, Spa 6hr 2017

SportsCarDigest photos by Matt White.
by Victoracing
Sat Sep 30, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: SCCA Runoffs 1980, Kelly Courier
Replies: 0
Views: 494

SCCA Runoffs 1980, Kelly Courier

CSPRRC 1980, Road Atlanta, full length race footage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CI9M3uLXHOQ John Kelly, white #34 started last due to trouble in Qualifying. Good shots in the first three minutes. Engine trouble mentioned mid-race; nice shot of the Courier at counter 13:50. All too familiar scen...
by Victoracing
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: SCCA Runoffs 1971
Replies: 0
Views: 447

SCCA Runoffs 1971

Watch it again before the videotape is lost.

Championship race at Road Atlanta, GA.
John Kelly and Ken Slagle in Spitfires; Ray Kraftson MGB

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJNGVb3ZFkE
by Victoracing
Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Monterey Reunion Aug.19, 2017...and more pics added thru Sept. SCD
Replies: 0
Views: 572

Monterey Reunion Aug.19, 2017...and more pics added thru Sept. SCD

A pic of the Chris Drake FJr 300 page 16 http://www.sportscardigest.com/monterey-motorsports-reunion-2017-report-photos/?envira_id=272599&awt_l=K08qM&awt_m=JJs48ZEsmOs.C0 and the Pre-Historics Aug.12, 2017 includes Bill Kirkwood's white 61 Courier page 9; ... Jim Yule's FJr 100 page 17 http://www.sp...
by Victoracing
Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Jefferson500 2017 and Pittsburgh PVGP 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 567

Jefferson500 2017 and Pittsburgh PVGP 2017

Summit Point, WV … May 2017 Cassin and Bojalad sports pace the Jeff500. Find the Grudovic Fjr, Williamson/Weisen coupe, and Giffin roadster in this shot, too. Bill Stoler photo, vrgonline Jeff500-2017 SMALL.jpg . http://www.sportscardigest.com/pittsburgh-vintage-grand-prix-2017-report-photos/?envira...