Updates to the Del Monte Trophy Group register

 

Big news. It has only taken me four years to catch up, but we are now pleased to inform all drivers, owners and friends of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion – 1947-1955 Sports Racing & GT Cars group – the Del Monte trophy race group – that the cars and their owners have been brought up-to-date on the web site. You can look at the listings in two ways

By image: http://www.dmtrg.com/cars/

By text list: http://www.dmtrg.com/cars_list/

The number of each entry is in order of the cars going up on the web-site, nothing more significant. Cars and drivers which are not represented here are those where you have not sent us details, so please email [email protected] with a copy to Rob Manson ([email protected]) with the following details…

• Two photos of your car (or many more if you like) between 150kb and 1mb in file size
• Two photos of you, in race gear or in civvies
• Year of manufacture
• Manufacturer and type
• Engine and other details, laid out as follows if it’s convenient
o Engine: (Overhead/Side Valve) # of Cylinders (Flat 6, V8 etc)
Displacement in cc
Horsepower x bhp @ y rpm, torque z ft-lb at w rpm
Induction: carburettor type, intake type
Gearbox type, # of gears, final drive, diff, axle
Running gear and chassis; source and mods
o Brakes: Drum or disc brakes from what car type?
o Normal tyres: Blockley / Dunlop/Avon/ Hoosier Vintage TD / Hoosier Speedster / Goodyear Blue Streak / diameter in inches
Where is the car based? Who is the entrant?
• History of the car, designer, engineering development and special features
• History of the owner/drivers and race successes (especially the first)
• Web links to any sites or pages referring to the car
• A short bio on each car entered in this year’s RMMR, 150 or so words
and suitable to be “read” by an announcer as we grid for our races
and during the race as time permits.

Each car and owner (and/or driver) has also been posted on our Facebook page over time, facebook.com/hotrodroadracers/

With warm (today wet) regards from London

Marcus Bicknell

October 14th  2019

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