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by Victoracing
Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, group
Replies: 7
Views: 2904

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: 2904

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: 2904

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: 641

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: 1731

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: 1256

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: 675

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: 780

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: 1154

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: 645

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: 1316

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: 604

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: 677

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: 604

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: 746

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: 771

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...
by Victoracing
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Dick Stockton alloy Mk.IV sports
Replies: 3
Views: 1316

Re: Dick Stockton alloy Mk.IV sports

Very real personality, the guy you should write a book about. No silver spoon gentleman racer, but a mechanic that prepped his own rides, and there were some interesting cars out of his Havertown,PA shop. If you go to the FB site there are pics of the cars Dick has raced; hotrod Fords, Healey/Chev, ...
by Victoracing
Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Dick Stockton alloy Mk.IV sports
Replies: 3
Views: 1316

Dick Stockton alloy Mk.IV sports

I found these period photos on Dick Stockton's "the 71 Crowd" Facebook page. Thanks to Scott Adams and Dick for posting. I understand there were two alloy bodied Mk.IV cars. I believe Dick drove 100/70 in 1960-62, after Chuck Dietrich ran it in England. There is some question, as Dick told me the ca...
by Victoracing
Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: 1958 Sebring part 1, 2, 3
Replies: 0
Views: 698

1958 Sebring part 1, 2, 3

Suzy Dietrich home movies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkpHNfcb3k8 ELVA cars #48, 58, 78 are seen. Part 2... the start of 1958 Sebring 12hr. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiLg59n8tps Part 2 you see ELVA cars #57 and 77 Part 3 ... mid-race https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awy_22F7zXQ #57 and 78 ...
by Victoracing
Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Links to things or places of interest
Topic: Alan Patterson, ELVA racer
Replies: 2
Views: 1295

Re: Alan Patterson, ELVA racer

Much, much more can be found on Roger Dunbar's UK elva site.
http://www.elva.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=834

tgc
by Victoracing
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Butch Gilbert
Replies: 0
Views: 754

Butch Gilbert

There has to be a photo of Butch Gilbert on an ELVA site.

At speed in the navy blue Mk.IV-T E1185 and the brutal Hagemann modified sports.

Pics taken from a web search.




RIP
by Victoracing
Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Links to things or places of interest
Topic: Alan Patterson, ELVA racer
Replies: 2
Views: 1295

Alan Patterson, ELVA racer

As I was searching for the entrants in this year's Pittsburgh combo I was stunned and saddened to read that PVGP founder, and longtime ELVA owner/racer, Alan Patterson has passed away. http://www.pvgp.org/alan-patterson/ Alan raced a Mk.III at Sebring in 1958, bought and ran a front-engine formula j...
by Victoracing
Thu Jun 29, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Mk.1b sports
Replies: 0
Views: 758

Mk.1b sports

found on Reuter's etceterini
by Victoracing
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Isle of Man spin 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1172

Re: Isle of Man spin 2017

Thanks Bruce.

Could that be, or a relative of John, in Kent? E1004.

gc
by Victoracing
Thu Jun 08, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Isle of Man spin 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1172

Isle of Man spin 2017

by Victoracing
Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Links to things or places of interest
Topic: Quiz... British cars
Replies: 0
Views: 850

Quiz... British cars

Found on MG Experience . . . . . Do you know your (not so) vintage cars?

http://www.quizwow.com/can-you-name-13- ... ndex2.html




Thanks, MGX
gc
by Victoracing
Fri May 26, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Cars in UK
Replies: 17
Views: 2661

Re: Cars in UK, Who's #6

Who owns this Mk.3 Courier FYH 831 ?

Thanks to Philbel we have current owner Andre Leyh in Belgium.
Merci!

gc
by Victoracing
Fri May 12, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: VRG race NJMP 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1873

Re: VRG race NJMP 2013

Joe M. remembers a Mk.1 in my area during mid '60s; thought it might be my car, but the colors didn't match the timeline. The 1960-61 Vineland SCCA regionals always had four Couriers, and July '60 started ten! Come up with a driver name and the body color and I may be able to match them. Verrry inte...
by Victoracing
Thu May 11, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: VRG race NJMP 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1873

VRG race NJMP 2013

British Motorsports Club of South Jersey might have the highest percentage of Elva Courier owners as it's members. Must be the water, or the Vineland Speedway? This show at VRG 2013 event included Skip Lustig's green Mk.IV-T, Gary Cossaboon's white 1500, and Carl Schwab's red Mk.II-Alfa. Joe Marchio...