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Vintage and Historic Racing Number Decals For Sale

Vintage and Historic Racing Number Decals For Sale

During the process of building my second handbuilt “Special” I thought up a few decal ideas and had them made in limited quantities. I am offering these for sale to TMJ fans. Please email me direct to place orders : CRunge@TheMotoringJournal.com Circle Racing Number with White Background and Black Border. (Shown in #23 on side […] [...more]

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Claus Mueller – Rally to Royalty : The Motoring Journal

Claus Mueller – Rally to Royalty : The Motoring Journal

  Indian Adventure Written By: Claus Mueller Photos: Property of Claus Mueller The trip to India started in pebble beach where I met the Maharana fo Udaipur who showed his 1924 Rolls Royce Tourer 20 HP in the Maharaja class. Our conversation ended with the promise that I will come to India and visit His […] [...more]

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2012 Hilton Head Concours d’Elegance

2012 Hilton Head Concours d’Elegance

2012 Hilton Head Concours d’Elegance Photos and Text by Connie Schmitt   Sunday, November 4th was a picture-perfect day for the 2012 Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance. The best of show award was won by Frank and Milli Ricciardelli of Monmouth Beach, New Jersey with their 1938 Jaguar SS Coupe, a special-bodied, one-off coupe by […] [...more]

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2012 Rolex Monterey Historic Race

2012 Rolex Monterey Historic Race

Guest Contributor: Claus Mueller After a decade of absence I was finally able to visit the Monterey Historic Races once again this year. Compared to Concorso Italiano, where I immediately noticed many changes, Laguna Seca seems to be the same event as it was 10 years earlier. I know that the original organizer Steve Earle, […] [...more]

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Bonneville Legend Hits Wikipedia

Bonneville Legend Hits Wikipedia

Story By: Burly Burlile As of this month, the worlds first Volkswagen speed record holder, Dick Beith, has been recognized by “WikipediA, The Free Encyclopedia” , under the Bonneville Speedway search engine. Dick set the very first Volkswagen performance record in 1960 at a 77.107MPH two way average speed (with a top one way speed […] [...more]

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Munich German “Spring Festival” Car Show

Munich German “Spring Festival” Car Show

Photo’s and Story: Claus Mueller Every year in April, Munich celebrates the “little brother” of the world famous Oktoberfest. This “Spring Festival” usually starts with one of Germany’s biggest flea markets on Saturday and a huge classic car meeting on Sunday. If the weather is fine we can welcome about 1,500 cars and 200-300 classic […] [...more]

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Lowly Gentlemen Driving Glove

Lowly Gentlemen Driving Glove

In the world we live in, it’s almost impossible to find hand-made goods that carry the quality and workmanship¬† you would see 60 years ago. Luckily, the guys from Lowly Gentlemen have taken the time and done their homework in producing what we think is one of the nicest driving gloves available on the market […] [...more]

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My Life As A Show Car: 1961 Mercedes 190SL

My Life As A Show Car: 1961 Mercedes 190SL

Written By: Larry Rotta I’m a pretender. In the show world of pristine category-one cars, I remain an aspirant. I am as my restorer intended me to be — reborn for the open road. But that open road continues to remain elusive. Somehow I have had my head turned by the allure of the Concours. […] [...more]

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Maserati Ghibli Convertible

Maserati Ghibli Convertible

The more one understands the roots that tie into an auto manufacturers history, the more you appreciate that car. My respect for Giorgetto Giugiaro and his contribution to automobile design has grown tremendously as I study and learn not only the cars he designed but many other items as well. Giugiaro had his hand in […] [...more]

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1970 Le Mans and 1969 Porsche Parade Decals

1970 Le Mans and 1969 Porsche Parade Decals

The Motoring Journal has recently released a limited quantity of replica decals from the archives. This 1969 Porsche Parade Decal was offered as a souvenir to those lucky enough to attend the Irvine Ranch event back in 69. It’s the perfect quarter window sticker for your pre-1970 P-Car! See pricing below. If you would like […] [...more]

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