Tag Archives: Stewball

Stewball’s First Friend in South Africa


May 1, 2014: The rally hasn’t even started and I’m already behind. So much has happened. The only negative was the long trip over. No matter how good-and only the second leg from London to Cape Town was good- two … Continue reading

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Stewball doesn’t like….


Alistar and his Rolls Royce 1. Weather hot enough to fry an egg on the “bonnet”. 2. High altitudes 3. Ethanol 4. All of the above. Day 12: Alternate title: Too pooped to pump Page, Arizona to Provo, Utah. We … Continue reading

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First Crisis


1927 Bentley and Stewball  May 7: The rally starts tomorrow but we had our first crisis today. A little background. Most of the cars have been shipped from England from points in Europe. So this morning, all those crews went … Continue reading

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Sexy New Skin


April 5: Now that I’ve got your attention. This is really about Stewball’s new Wheelskin. Steering wheel that is. Type 1 VWs have very small diameter steering wheels. I mean the diameter of the ring you  hold, not the overall diameter-that’s big. So large … Continue reading

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Stewball finds his voice


I never figured that Stewball would become a blogger. I guess making contact with Richard Petty was something he really wanted to do. And this new name, The Blue Blaze? Where did that come from? I know some friends have … Continue reading

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Dear Richard Petty


Feb. 28: Dear Mr. Petty, I’ve never written a letter before to anyone of importance, so please bear with me. I have just received my decals for the Trans-American  Challenge from Endurorally Association in England and my number for this event … Continue reading

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Touring with Stewball


Jan. 19-22 Stewball doesn’t travel without a new flower in his bud vase. Fortunately my pansies are still blooming so we started on this book tour to promote (make that sell) The Long Road to Paris with fresh flowers in Stewball’s vase. … Continue reading

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