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March 16, 2016

For anyone not familiar with the Avanti nameplate, it makes for an interesting history lesson.  The Avanti was originally produced by the Studebaker Corporation in 1962 and 1963 and was designed as “America’s only 4 passenger performance car”.  With an inspiring Europe...

September 21, 2015

Rather than test our fate by driving through the rain to Grand Bend with no heater, marginal wipers and a ring and pinion that could fail at any moment, we had a much shorter drive back to Grimsby on Friday night.  After a great rest in our own beds, the morning was sp...

September 19, 2015

After returning to Grimsby to bleed the brakes and top up the fluids, we left early for the short drive to Cayuga.  The drive across country roads was a welcome departure from the 400 series highways that we had traversed all week.  Once underway, the noisy rear gears...

September 17, 2015

After a good night’s sleep at the Pictor Harbour Hotel, we provided the wakeup call for the rest of the patrons when the Studebaker roared to life shortly after 6am.  After a short drive through the fog, we were the first team to arrive at Shannonville.  Eventually, th...

September 16, 2015

Day 3 started bright and early, with a trip back to Grimsby for a day of repairs in the shop.  It was clear that Tuesday was going to be a long day.  We knew the flywheel had to be replaced and just getting to it represented a lot of work.  This included removing the t...

September 15, 2015

 

Day 2 of the Ontario 1500 was the official kick-off for the week-long adventure with a full day of on-track activity at CTMP (Mosport) before a long drive to Calabogie, just outside of Ottawa.  Whether it was the anticipation for the week long adventure to get underwa...

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