Great Race of Gentlemen video from Red Bull Motoring
For those who don’t know
The Race Of Gentlemen is a beach race with a difference where competitors come from all over the world to drag race vehicles built before 1945. Step behind scenes to meet the racers and organisers.
The video is here
West Coast Race of Gentlemen
On October 15/16th this year the inaugural west coast version of the Race of Gentlemen took place at Pismo Beach.
Having been to Pismo a few years ago it’s an ideal spot, the beach is great and it’s a real “car hobby” area.
Unfortunately and ironically the weather wasn’t at all kind to the event, and it may be that it ends up being a one off?
Read more in Daniel Beaudry’s Hemmings article here
Legendary Navarro roadster to run at The Race of Gentlemen West
Article from Daniel Beaudry, Barney Navarro’s famous roadster which will be appearing at TROG West in Pismo this weekend. Read the article here
Visited Oceanside and Pismo a few years ago on holiday, great spot for TROG West IMHO!
Great story from Hemmings showing that you don’t need to spend the earth to get a great result! Read on here
TROG Quint Meland
The Race of Gentlemen will be held this weekend in Wildwood New Jersey and for the first time in 55 years Oiler Quint Meland will be on the beach. Read the article from Hemmings here
Well yes, it certainly does move! Those hop ups and motorcycles get going pretty fast over that eighth-mile stretch of beach sand. But what we really mean is that the date of the race is changing, and organizers are also adding a second location to the calendar.
Read the rest here on Hemmings
In the lead-up to The Race of Gentlemen – which this year is being sponsored by Hemmings Motor News along with the likes of Harley-Davidson, Craftsman Tools, Stromberg and Edelbrock – we’ll be dedicating some airtime here on the blog to pre-event coverage.
Turn out here for the VHRA event appears to have been better as my friend Mr Cochran says “about time we beat the Yanks at something”
Race Of Gentlemen