We welcome the Left Coast MGA crowd with photos of two great MGA's from Vintage 31 racing.
Like Scott Brown and Ed Lamantia Jr.  If you race or raced an MGA and have shots, we'd love to post
photos and history of you and the car.  Bring them on to davnik6@gmail.com
photo credits Spankey Smith, Dave Zych, John Kelley, Dave Nicholas, Chris Meyers, Norbert Vogel, Ed Lamatia Jr, Scott Brown
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Vintage 31 boys at
Wine Country 2007


Ed Lamantia Sr in #31 at Laguna
Seca in 1958.  Ed junior races
one of Dad's cars today and
keeps the traditional #31.
Note the 55 Lemans headrest fairing even back then
Proof positive
that the west
coast guys had
plenty of BARC
humor
Scott Brown in #41.  The car had been raced for 20 years and stored for 10 more when Brown and Lamantia found it and restored it to match with #31 Scott hits the curb and shows how stiff this car is with a wheel off the ground Ed Jr races with an Aston Martin
For more info on Scott and Ed take a look at
www.vintage31.com
Karl Stickley with his new twin cam at Lime Rock in spring 1960.  KBS owned Stickley-Siver photo labs and was a big help to BARC Ted Rounds in the Stickley twin
cam at that 1960 Lime Rock race
Rounds at the 1960 SCCA Cumberland national races.  The car was sold to
Gordy Ruston who kept it until 2006 and sold it to his neighbor Dan Fadden
Ted Rounds on a cool morning at Cumberland, MD warming up the
twin cam on race day
Rounds in the chicane at the 60 Watkins Glen Classic
Ralph Barnard brings his A into
Smalley's for tech - Glen 1960
George DeLong bought this car from one of Prather's customers.  Sweet ride and he'll campaign it soon. This MGA ran LeMans in 1961
driven by Ted Lund and Bob Olthoff
it dropped out in the 2nd hour.
These photos courtesy of Norbert Vogel from Belgium.  Taken at 1999 Goodwood festival Is this Spankey Smith's first MGA? Or is it George Valentine's car. We think Keene Hillclimb