Nord Stern History Post 14 – “Road America”

Nord Stern History Post 14 – “Road America”

This appeared in a 1963 issue of Panorama. Back in 2009 Tom Countryman gave me a couple of movies to post as part of our celebration of Nord Stern’s 50th. I didn’t do much with them until 2012 when I wrote a tribute to Tom on has passing and I posted them on my Vimeo...
Nord Stern History Post 13 – 935s at BIR

Nord Stern History Post 13 – 935s at BIR

The 1979 IMSA Camel GT race at BIR.  The race that got me involved in this sport.  It featured no less than nine 935s and two of the ultra-turbo’d BMW 320s.  Standing along the fence between T9 and T10 watch these rocket ships go by with whistling turbos and spitting...
Nord Stern History Post 12 – Red Neck Days

Nord Stern History Post 12 – Red Neck Days

A beloved fall Nord Stern event in the early 80’s was “Red Neck Days”.  The primary feature was attending the horse pull at the Elmwood Rod and Gun Club in Elmwood, WI.  It always caused quite a stir when a bunch of Porsche’s pulled in.  The horse pull was great fun...