Bill Tritt’s Glasspar Race Car – Video To Watch of the Mameco-Ardun at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in 2012

Hi Gang… The golden age of postwar racing in America started in the late 1940s and folks like Bill Tritt of Glasspar watched ringside in California with great interest.  And I’m sure the thoughts of racing were on his mind when he … Continue reading

The Glasspar G2 Sports Car – Made With Naugatuck Chemical’s Vibrin Resin: U.S. Rubber Magazine, April 1952

Hi Gang… More great fiber news! Thanks to the efforts of Bill Sigworth, retired Chemtura executive (legacy company from Naugatuck Chemical / U.S. Rubber days) and Ann Harmon, expert Chemtura Librarian, we now have excellent scans of the U.S. Rubber … Continue reading

Introducing The “Fabulous Forgotten Fiberglass Flyer” For The Glasspar G2 – And They’re Free!

Hi Gang… What a great name: “Fabulous Forgotten Fiberglass Flyer…” There was tremendous “buzz” about fiberglass sports cars at our recent appearance at the 2011 Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’ Elegance.  And all of us who were there delighted in sharing … Continue reading

The Cars of the Milwaukee Masterpiece: The “Covington Tiburon” and the “Bosley GT Mark 1”

Hi Gang… As promised earlier, I’ll show “more” and talk “less” about each of the cars that appeared at the Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’ Elegance on August 28th, 2011.  Click here to read more about the success of vintage ‘glass … Continue reading

The Carl Macauley Glasspar G2 – “Lost” Cover Car Of Road & Track, January 1953

Hi Gang… Who were the “rock stars” of the automotive world in the early 1950’s? Fiberglass sports cars, of course, and they appeared on cover after cover of major American car magazines.  Rick D’Louhy and I are still “counting covers” and we’re approaching … Continue reading