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 IX

La Carrera Panamericana IX
La CARRERA PANAMERICANA IX (1950 through 1954) This is our 9th edition of this iconic road race and will have overlap with Scratch32 SP and SP+ classes but will limit models to those that participated in the 1950 through 1954 editions of La Carrera Panamericana. Participants will include models that finished, started, practiced or were at minimum registered to race in either years’ event. The purpose in opening up the definition of ‘participant’ in this

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 VIII

La Carrera Panamericana VIII
La CARRERA PANAMERICANA VIII (1950 through 1954) This is our 8th edition of this iconic road race and will have overlap with Scratch32 SP and SP+ classes but will limit models to those that participated in the 1950 through 1954 editions of La Carrera Panamericana. Participants will include models that finished, started, practiced or were at minimum registered to race in either years’ event. The purpose in opening up the definition of ‘participant’ in thi

La Carrera Panamericana VII

La Carrera Panamericana VII
This is our 7th edition of this iconic road race and will have overlap with Scratch32 SP and SP+ classes but will limit models to those that participated in the 1950 through 1954 editions of La Carrera Panamericana. Participants will include models that finished, started, practiced or were at minimum registered to race in either years’ event. The purpose in opening up the definition of ‘participant’ in this manner is to accommodate as many models as one mi...

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 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 – ...