The Tour continues and Mike Callahan and his Spoiler II continue to attract attention and represent the Blue Oval Aero cars. Thanks for the update Mike.
Day 2. Today we drove from Concord NC to Martinsville VA. Saturday at Z-max we were lucky that it didn’t rain but today it did rain for the first half of the trip. One thing for sure, wiper technology has come a long way in the last 50 years. I would like to meet the “engineer” that placed the wiper control knob down below the steering wheel. The best part of the HRPT is driving the back roads and going thru the small towns with the local people waving and cheering you on. Every gas station is full of Power Tourers. Thousands of American hot rods on the same road. Doesn’t get much better than that!!!
Picture caption 1. Hotel parking lot early Sunday morning. The quiet before the roar of the engines. Picture caption 2. Martinsville is a small track with very little banking. Hard to believe they run NASCAR here. Picture caption 3. The vendor trailers were parked in the infield of the track. Some of Power Tourers parked on the track. Picture caption 4. That’s my friend John McGann, editor of Hot Rod Magazine, taking a picture of the Mercury. I think I finally talked him into going to Bonneville. He said he is looking forward to attending and covering the Aero Reunion this October.