Glenn Davis is among the very few FCCA archives contributors who was actually there when the club was established. His dad, Ralph was a charter member who helped organize and participated in the club's earliest events.  Glenn was his dad's navigator and companion, and he remembers much about these FCCA activities and the unique people who participated in them.  Glenn has provided the FCCA history archives with many early photographs, newsletters, handwritten notes, and other rare items.  Here, he tells the story of his dad's 1934 Austin Bantam, including its status of the first car to be clocked out in the FCCA's inaugural rally in 1950.  Club members in those days were more than just drivers of "appliance-like cars".  They knew their cars inside and out.  Proof of this is contained in Glenn's story where he tells of his dad replacing a rod bearing with a length of his trouser belt!  Read on for a fascinating tale of the earliest days of the FCCA.


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