Tag Archives: John Edgar

Bill Pollack [July 7, 1925-July 16, 2017] Remembered

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When Ferrari racing cars came to 1950s America!

“THE FOUR HORSEMEN: An inside look at America’s quartet of leading FERRARI sports car racing teams in the 1950s, recalled by an author who was there in period” is the title and sub-head of my feature article in Vintage Motorsport … Continue reading

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Once upon a time, long before the Penske fleet …

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Four recent Porsche Features in Porsche Panorama

“To Hollywood and Back Again”   Story by William Edgar – November 2014  “Mama Roo”   Story by William Edgar – February 2014 “The Ultimate Le Mans Porsche”   Story by William Edgar – September 2013  “The Edgar Spyders”   Story by William … Continue reading

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Ex-John Edgar Speed Record Vincent HRD Subject of New Documentary

It’s back! Sixty-five years after Rollie Free wore his “aerodynamic” bathing trunks to ride John Edgar’s Vincent HRD Black Lightning prototype (“JEL”) on the Bonneville Salt Flats for a Motorcycle Class A land speed record of 150.313 mph, the bike … Continue reading

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Ex-John Edgar Ferrari goes to Pebble Beach Concours 2012

Classic Driver, the every-Friday weekly on-line magazine based in England, has published in today’s issue my feature article on the 1955 Ferrari 410 Sport chassis number 0598CM. Raced to fame by Carroll Shelby (pictured), the Scaglietti-bodied spider powered by Scuderia … Continue reading

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Welcome to Edgar Motorsport

I’m William Edgar. This new Edgar Motorsport Website & Blog is where I tell what I’ve done, am doing, and will be doing in the world of sports car racing history, archived images, and journalism. The banner image above shows … Continue reading

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