Glen Smale recalls his Austin 11-55 in South Africa… Glen operates Virtual Motorpix and his recollections about his own 11-55 first appeared on own his website blog: http://blog.virtualmotorpix.com (Kim says: “Just to set the scene, it may be helpful to explain a little about the Austin 11-55. This was a South African version of BMC’s 1100 (ADO 16) that was introduced in the UK in 1962, and in … [Read more...]
Features by Glen Smale
Having had a driving passion for all things motoring since a tender age, South African-born Glen started his professional motoring photography back in 1994. That same year, his eagerness to record and preserve motoring and motor sport history through both writing and photography led him to establish Automotive Research.
Glen has been a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers since 1995, as well as the Western Group of Motoring Writers. It is said that, were it not for his beloved wife insisting, he would take his camera with him every time he stepped out the door.
Glen Smale combines the lure of the open road, the enduring magic of Le Mans and a very busy week. From Wales to Le Mans by California… If you have never yet been to see the Le Mans 24-Hour race, but have wondered what it's all about, Glen Smale tells his story about having fun attending and yet also working hard at the 2016 event; the words and photos are all his... Once a year, around … [Read more...]