Dr Gregory Davis and his wife Lynn have entered GAMRR in 2018 & 2019, both times in different Hudsons. Following is a link to his blog which covers all three days of the 2019 event. Please check it out; some great reading and will give you a real feel for what this event is about.Continue reading “A First Hand Account of Driving a Hudson in the 2019 GAMRR”
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Some Random Pictures From GAMRR 2019 -Saratoga to Lake Placid N.Y.
MORE HISTORY SURFACES ON THE GREAT AMERICAN MOUNTAIN RALLYE
March 21, 2020 I started watching a new documentary on Manuel Fangio last night on Netflix.Fangio has long been though of as the greatest Formula 1 driver in the history of the sport. I had remembered reading that Fangio was actually the Starter for the 1956 event! I decided to google Fangio and GAMR. WhatContinue reading “MORE HISTORY SURFACES ON THE GREAT AMERICAN MOUNTAIN RALLYE”
Info About The Rootes Factory Team In The 1953 GAMR
Dec 26, 2020 New info on GAMR 1953! My daughter found some great documents from the Great American Mountain Rallye from 1953 and gave it to me for Christmas. Some amazing things, I have never seen before. It is press package sent to a Rootes Dealer in Portugal in 1953 about the participation of theContinue reading “Info About The Rootes Factory Team In The 1953 GAMR”
The Future of our Sport
Oct 25, 2020 Today I received an email from Wayne Dix who ran GAMRR last year with his 16 year old daughter Bronwyen.It was her first rally.Following is the email he sent and a great photo. Hi Gary,Today we would be in the last stages of GAMMR if the event had run this year. SoContinue reading “The Future of our Sport”
Another entrant from the 1955 GAMR surfaces
Feb 23, 2021 A short while ago I received an email from a reader asking me about some entrants in the 1955 GAMR event.I looked at the copy of the entry list, as sure as heck his mother and father were listed as an entry! Below is a copy of the email he sent me.Continue reading “Another entrant from the 1955 GAMR surfaces”
I interview one of the original entrants for GAMR ’55-’56
posted June 23, 2019 Exciting News!I got a message this morning from Matt Bullard who was visiting his Grandfather in Massachusetts this weekend.His grandfather who is 80 something was putting together a scrap book. Matt saw some documents about a “race” back in the 50’s.Well with a little Googling Matt found what this GAMR stuffContinue reading “I interview one of the original entrants for GAMR ’55-’56”
SAAB wins big in 1956
My friend Tim Winker who ran GAMRR2019 researched some of his SAAB collection and sent me a few scans of some info on SAAB’s victories in the early GAMRs. Thanks Tim!
Some History about the Original Organizers of GAMR – Motor Sports Club of America
I am Looking for information about the Motor Sports Club of America, Inc. All of my readings and documents gathered to date show that the Motor Sports Club of America (MSCA) was the organizer for the Great American Mountain Rallye Series from 1953-1957.I have not been able to find out much about them; other thatContinue reading “Some History about the Original Organizers of GAMR – Motor Sports Club of America”
SHARING AN INTERESTING PART OF THE 1955 GAMR AND 2019 GAMRR.
Jan. 21, 2021 Following are excerpts from the original 1955 GAMR Route instructions and the 2019 Revival run. This is a section of a public road in Keene NY that was used for a hill climb in the early 50’s. We were able to run the 2019 contestants along that section; not as a timedContinue reading “SHARING AN INTERESTING PART OF THE 1955 GAMR AND 2019 GAMRR.”