La Carrera Panamericana IX

La Carrera Panamericana IX
La Carrera Panamericana IX The Ring October 7, 2019 Our 9th edition of the toughest road race featured 8 entries - two of which were new Ford 6 models - that would duel through the mountains, canyons and villages of Mexico. New Models: SP (T) 1951 - #42 - Ford (Jesus ESPARZA) SP (T) - #119 - Ford 6 (Emilio PORTEZ MEDINA) Returning Models: SP (T) 1950 - #18 Ford 6 (Fred STEINBRONER) SP (SP) 1952 - #7 Jaguar XK120 (Santos LETONA DIAZ) SP ...

La Carrera Panamericana VIII

La Carrera Panamericana VIII
May 27, 2019 - The Ring La Carrera Panamericana VIII Four new SP models would debut at this the eighth edition of La Carrera Panamericana - a VW Beetle along with a trio of Fords. CLASSES: SP – low power motor (Vanski, BWMS050, BWNC1, Ninco NC1 Only) SP+ - no motor limit NEW MODELS: Race Photographs: OVERALL RESULTS - Full Distance – 1 Lap Penalty every 2nd de-slot: #58 [SP+] 76 Laps (12.498 ext.); #2 [SP+] 75 (17.530); #1

La Carrera Panamericana VII

La Carrera Panamericana VII
January 21, 2019 - The Ring La Carrera Panamericana VII Registered Entries (14): SP (T) 1950 - #18 – Ford 6 (Fred Steinbroner) [50SP018-1KM]  SP (TS) 1954 - #209 - Ford 8 (SILVA / Oscar CABALEN) [49SP209-1DB]  SP (SP16) 1953 - #199 - Porsche 356 SL (Joaquin Castillo de la Fuente) [53SP199-1DB]  SP (TE19) 1954 – #261 – VW 1200 Deluxe (Alvarez / Alfonso de Hohenlohe) [54SP261-1AT]  SP (SP) 1952 – #10 - Porsche 356 Super (von Berckheim/Linge/von Hohenl

La Carrera Panamericana VI

La Carrera Panamericana VI
La Carrera Panamericana VI September 10, 2018 This edition of the most demanding road race would start at Tuxtla Gutierrez and wander its way to the finish near Ciudad Juarez - just across the bridge from El Paso. Some teams arrived early to scout, map and plan tire stops along the way. Some even chartered planes to fly their team of mechanics from one leg to the next. It became clear to most that preparation would be key to overcome the elements an

La Carrera Panamericana V

La Carrera Panamericana V
La Carrera Panamericana V Transporters arrived from the Americas (and one from Europe) for teams competing in this edition of La Carrera Panamericana. The most difficult endurance course in the world – ‘in its day it was the longest, fastest and likely wildest international automobile race ever staged’ - this race would start in the south from Tuxtla Gutierrez and wind up at Cuidad Juarez just south of the American border. The first mountain range leg...

La Carrera Panamericana IV (1950-1954)

La Carrera Panamericana IV (1950-1954)
La Carrera Panamericana IV (1950-1954) This fourth edition of La Carrera Panamericana brought participants from all over Mississauga. This would also be the debut for the newly inspired SPT class - an additional subset of the SP class which would award bonus 'points' to those who were able to come as close to their proposed fastest lap time without going under. In order to receive bonus points which are added to their total lap count an entry must rec...

La Carrera Panamericana III

La Carrera Panamericana III
La Carrera Panamericana III October 23, 2017 @ 19:00 This third edition of La Carrera Panamericana featured the debut of several new entries: 1954 - S1.5 - #58 Porsche 550 Spyder - Distribuidora Volkswagen Central South America – Fernando Segura/Linge Result: 12th overall/4th in class... created by yours truly 1953 - TS - #226 - Ford 6 - Ellico/Ford - Mickey Thompson / Rodger Flores Result: DNF... created by JMSRacer 1952 – S – #10 P...

La Carrera Panamericana II

La Carrera Panamericana II
Nine entries were registered & presented to the grid for the second edition of La Carrera Panamericana. The grid was set as follows: The field would set out three at a time at 5 minute intervals. For all pictures click on the gallery poster below:   Overall Race Order After 1/2 Distance (300 sec. x 3 x 1 = 15 min.): #12 – Bill von ESSER (Chevrolet Corvette C1) S+1.5; #3A – Hermann LANG (Mercedes-Benz 300SL) S; #55 – ...