Status: Memoriam

Arthur Francis Riley

FROM HEMMINGS SPORTS AND EXOTIC CAR, AUGUST 2009 Rick Hayden, member of the Society of Automotive Historians, recalls the remarkable career of Art Riley, who upset many apple carts by racing the Volvo PV444, a car that Helmer Petterson designed for Volvo that turned out to be as much racing car as family sedan. Riley […]

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Alvah R. Holbert

Al Holbert was the son of racecar driver Bob Holbert, who also ran a Volkswagen-Porsche dealership in Warrington, PA. While studying at Lehigh University, young Holbert worked for Roger Penske in nearby Reading, PA. in 1968, He graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and soon began racing a C-Production Porsche 914/6 in SCCA’s Northeast Division […]

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Robert M Holbert

The businessman/mechanic/racer made an indelible mark on the sport during the 1950s and ‘60s, piloting his own Porsches and teaming with Ken Miles and Dave McDonald in Carroll Shelby’s Cobras for a number of international victories. Holbert opened his first garage in 1921, expanding it in 1951 in Warrington, PA. Three years later Holbert’s Garage […]

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