Adventure In Spain
Back in the pits I was told that they just didn’t drive that way over there, the cars driven by most of the people, were the only ones they owned because of the Spanish tax laws. They couldn't afford to treat them the way I had just treated my stalwart mount. (read more)
Just remember, a racing car is only a machine and it has to respond. Keep the throttle on the floor as much of the total lap time as possible, RPM as near optimum as possible, and that total lap time will be as low as possible. (read more)
The Indian Goes to Sebring
We arrived in Sebring Tuesday (before the race on Saturday, March 23) to find Anatoly Arutunoff’s Lancia which we were to drive was still on the boat. To say the least, this was a dark moment. Things began to brighten when we learned Charlie Kolb of Miami, Florida, had a ride in a Porsche and his Twin Cam Triumph might be available. We made a B-line to Charlie’s and after hours of negotiations came out with a ride in #40. (read more)
It is believed to have been purchased at Scovil VW in Norman. Official records have gone missing in the fifty-two years since the Region bought it, but both Paul Scovil and Bob Simons (see Scovil Ad) were SCCA members, and Simons was a competition driver. In 1962 he was campaigning a Ferrari Mondial. (read more)
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