One of the largest car importers in the country. They also advertised a mailing address at Santa Monica Blvd. At that time, Gough was the leading importer of MG's. When you bought a car, you had the choice of going to New York to pick it up, or pay for delivery. Kjell Qvale was the organizer and race chairman from to On the thick foggy morning of September 26, , with one of his engines affixed to a foot boat, Arnolt left St.
It turned out to be such a great car that they built two more just like it. The line included Shorrock Superchargers , Volkes filters, Borrani wire wheels, dashboard assist grips, mirrors, ashtrays, Arno-Lite driving lamps, racing radiator caps, aluminum valve and side covers etc. Years later Al did race in vintage sports car races but he generally came in a conservative last place understandably. There was a whole theme of market advertising using the MG TF silhouette as the basis of deals for chickens, plumbs, milk and other staples. Runways and Racers; by Terry O'Neil. It was not unusual for a dealer to sell many different types of cars in the early 's.
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During the Fifties, Americans were rightly anxious about the threat of the Soviet Union and fearful of the dangers of nuclear war. He'd never really enjoyed the new car sales end of the business, and so he sold the distributorships in order to concentrate on the service and parts work he loved the best. In actuality Al was much more than that. If you have any Sprint Car or Midget photos you would like to have featured here, please send them to me with captions and I will add them to the photo gallery. The authority figured increasing regional sales of foreign cars would lead to increased shipments through Hampton Roads ports. The program was short lived but it provided the foundation to help the SCCA move from road racing which was being shut down almost everywhere do to safely issues and also change the public's impression of sports cars and sports car racing as elitist and only for the wealthy. In Al moved his operations to Pico Boulevard, however, he soon outgrew this location and moved again, this time to Venice Beach, just west of Los Angeles.
More about the Cloudbank Hill Climb can be found here. August "Gus" Hoffman Old Timer. The three men took a ride around the facility by car, asking questions and talking about the possibilities. In a bit of redemption, the next week at Pocono Raceway , Larson won a rain-shortened Pocono Green Most of the pictures on these pages are shown in context in a reduced size. This followed with local drives to test and validate their work and then to more formal events like road rallies. Larson picked up his second career pole and earned his second career win in the Auto Club , furthering his points lead.