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Re: An essential need for another British Car Magazine

To: mgs@Autox.Team.Net,
Subject: Re: An essential need for another British Car Magazine
From: Kevin Smith <>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 22:59:46 -0500
I enjoyed that mag for the car club/show info.  The B.S. Levy (who was 
hawking books last weekend at a show around here) stuff was good for 
about two articles.  I'm not a racer, so the new wore off quickly.  In 
fact, reading many of the columns reminded me of the stories that old 
men tell sitting on benches in front of small town country stores.  If 
you stay long enough to hear it all, you might get a chuckle or two.  
Nobody's handing out Pulitzers, but then nobody's trying to get one 

I enjoyed the lighter treatments about Morgans and Allards, and other 
vehicles I will rarely see, and therefore I really don't want to know 
whether the pan bolts are 7/16 or 1/2 inch.

I read CM until my subscription ran out.  It was okay, but here in 
circle track land, it didn't hit close enough to home to keep interest, 
and the collectible car segments didn't do it enough for me either.

Right now, I read MGB Driver--when I can get it.  The last issue I got 
was May/June, and I know my membership isn't due for a while...


On Thursday, October 14, 2004, at 02:12  PM, wrote:

> In a message dated 10/14/2004 10:34:31 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> writes  >>Pretty soon he'll be  embedding HTLM  
> strip ads at the bottom
> of his e-mails.<<
> Too all,
> That would be a great idea! An online magazine ala British Car  
> Magazine,
> whose departure left a HUGE hole in the reading and entertainment  
> needs of the
> British sports car community! Hear! Hear! I for one will be the  first
> subsriber as well as it's number one proponent! I've been  waiting 
> anxiously ever
> since they took off Garys literary shackles  last January for the 
> highly esteemed
> Editor Emeritus Gary (Mr. LBC)  Anderson to announce the start of 
> another
> great magazine that would take off at  exactly where the last issue of 
> British Car
> (#103--May 2003) stopped when they  sold the "Bible" of American 
> British car
> owners, British Car Magazine to Tim  Stoddard, hence ClassisMotorsports
> was(ugh!)born. I don't want another magazine  that's just a retread of 
> Road & Track
> or Car & Driver (both great  magazines in there own right)..But 
> nothing,
> NOTHING will ever take the place of  our much beloved & REALLY MISSED 
> British Car
> Magazine! In fact  I've never taken the wrapper off my last issue of 
> British
> Car Magazine. My  own private way of hoping to be able to someday see 
> Gary
> Anderson and his wife  Ginny, start another magazine that would take 
> the place of
> British Car Magazine.  I know thats a tall order but one I have full 
> confidence
> that Gary and Ginny can  pull off! Jay, don't worry so much about 
> anyone
> possibly confusing you  & Gary even though the email address's are 
> somewhat
> simular: -vs.-, if that's  what 
> your real
> worry is...
> Cheers! (composed in plain text no HTML's)
> Albert Escalante-Owner 1977 Jaguar XJ-6Lump
> Central Coast British Car  Club-Ventura, CA.

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