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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: 1801

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: 744

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 12:27 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: 60th Reunion, Millville NJMP 2015, group
Replies: 7
Views: 3483

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: 1159

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: 933

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: 3483

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: 3483

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: 3483

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: 3483

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: 789

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: 2098

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: 1459

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: 788

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 08, 2017 5:03 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: HSCC Allcomers Race @ Walter Hayes Meeting 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1409

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: 805

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: 1561

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: 708

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: 798

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: 718

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: 862

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: 877

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: 1561

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: 1561

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: 811

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: 1495

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: 894

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: 1495

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: 875

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: 1322

Re: Isle of Man spin 2017

Thanks Bruce.

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

gc