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The first person to attempt to compile Glasspar G2 articles, brochures, advertising, and other information was Jean Poirier in the 1990’s and into the 2000’s.  We’ve continued to update and build on Jean’s initial work.  Thanks for doing a great job Jean!  You made it easy for us in every way 🙂

 Year  Type Title, Description
1951 Articles
Car Show Programs
Racing Programs
Ads – Company
Ads – Classified
Brochures
1952 Articles
  • 1952 February Motor Trend
  • 1952 February 25th: Life Magazine
  • 1952 February Auto Speed and Sport
  • 1952 March Popular Science
  • 1952 April Modern Plastics
  • 1952 April Weekly Reader (cover)
  • 1952 June Science and Mechanics
  • 1952 July Auto Sport Review
  • 1952 July Popular Science
  • 1952 August: Motorsport
  • 1952 August: Speed Age
  • 1952 September Road and Track
  • 1952 September Hot Rod
  • 1952 September Modern Plastics
  • 1952 November Modern Man
  • 1952 December: Motor Trend (cover)
  • 1952 December 5th, Motor Sports World (cover)
Car Show Programs
Racing Programs
Ads – Company
  • 1952 August, Speed Age
  • 1952 November Modern Plastics
Ads – Classified
Brochures
1953 Articles
  • 1953 January: Road and Track
  • 1953 February, Motor Trend
  • 1953 February, Modern Plastics
  • 1953 April: Hop Up Magazine
  • 1953 April: Hot Rod
  • 1953 June: Honk
  • 1953 August Honk Magazine
  • 1953 August Hot Rod
  • 1953 August Motor Trend
  • 1953 August 16th Los Angeles Examiner (John Cristy; Wheelspin)
  • 1953 September: Honk
  • 1953 October: Auto Age
  • 1953 November 5th Newport Balboa Press (newspaper)
  • 1953 Trend Book
  • 1953 December Car Craft
Car Show Programs
  • Official Program: Sixth Annual Hot Rod and Motor Sports Show: 1953
Racing Programs
Ads – Company
Ads – Classified
Brochures
1954 Articles
Car Show Programs
Racing Programs
Ads – Company
Ads – Classified
Brochures
1955 Articles
  • 1955, June-July, Speed Mechanic:  page 12 and 13. Glasspar Ascot G2 Wildfire
  • 1955: Best Hot Rods #2, Glasspar racing shown on page 33
Car Show Programs
Racing Programs
Ads – Company
Ads – Classified
Brochures
1956 Articles
  • 1956, March: Car Craft: Early Fiberglass Cars
  • 1956, July: Motor Life: Glasspar and others, page 22-29
  • 1956, Trend Book, “Sports Cars”, Glasspar shown on pages 65-66
Car Show Programs
Racing Programs
Ads – Company
Ads – Classified
Brochures
1957 Articles
Car Show Programs
Racing Programs
Ads – Company
Ads – Classified
Brochures
1958  Article
  •  1958: June-July: Auto Craftman, Plastic Parade, pages 4-15
  • 1958: November: Customs Illustrated, Refinishing Body Work
1959
1960
1961
1962
1963 Article
  • Spotlite / Motor Trend Booklet: Customizing With Fiberglass, by Geoge Barris
1976
1977 Article
  • 1977, Nov-Dec: Special Interest Autos (#42): Sport Customs
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986 Book
  • Book Titled “Kit Cars” showing Glasspar and other early fiberglass cars
Article
  • The Best of Hot Rod – shows Glasspar on page 113
1993 Article
  • 1993, March: Specialty Car, John Knebel’s Glasspar page 58
  • 1993, July-Aug: Vintage Motorsport: Glasspar Comet
1994
1995  Article
  •  1995, January: Kit Car Magazine, John Knebel’s Glasspar, page 9
1996 Article
  • 1996, September: Kit Car Magzazine, page 70
1997
1998
1999
2000  Book
  •  Standard Catalog of American Cars 1946-1975
2001  Articles
  • 2001, June: Kit Car Magazine, “American Treasure” Page 38
  • 2001, November, Kit Car Buddy Wymore’s Glasspar, page 31
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
  •  2007, Spring: Invention & Technology – The Fiberglass Story by Michael Lamm
2008
2009
2010

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