Rich Coons won another Sportsman feature at Bethel. A few are still active and strong today. However, there are indications the members of the newly-formed Sports Car Club of America already had been looking for another site, even before they were forced away from the planned West Palm Beach locale. Back in those days, the handling on Indy cars was such that they started the with a push and ended the race loose. The following distributor and dealer lists were compiled from period advertisements and from a book of Nuffield Distributors and Dealers in North America in January of He later formed one of the first and most successful racing schools at Summit Point Raceway and now owns and operates the track. These included custom made tonneau and spare tire covers, badge bars and lamps, a foldable luggage rack that fit against the spare when not in use but otherwise sat above the spare tire like the factory rack did.
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Ken began preparing for a corner, slowing the vehicle down, but it went out of control and over an embankment. Sebring is renowned for its rough surface. Shortly there was a TD and then an XK demonstrator. He entered the car that he raced at the first Pebble Beach Road Race but blew its head gasket in practice. Joined Panther Racing for a full-time ride in , finishing second in the Indianapolis A crash in the King Cobra at Kent Washington and the demands of his now highly successful automobile businesses in Pennsylvania led to a decision to retire from driving.
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Each regional distributor had a number of dealers they supported. In addition to being an industrialist, Arnolt was also a designer, builder and driver of racing cars. He won in seven different Offenhauser cars. Women concentrated on fashion and homemaking. From this point forward, Breeze would become an active racer and club official whose guidance and influence would help spur the growth of sports car racing in the area. The race course was basically the driveway of the Gilbert Family home now Cloudbank Road.
A member of the Automotive Hall of Fame, she was an original member of the staff of Competition Press and Autoweek where she currently serves as a senior columnist. At this event the race participants were anything but common. A professional journalist who enjoys occasional samples of the racing driver's life, Yates remains a fan of VIR's historic course, frequently mentioning the track in his regular column on the Speed channel web site. Sheldon had never driven a rear engine car or raced on pavement until he quailified 26th and finished 12th in the Indianapolis Something a little different this week. Its close proximity to a local drive-in theatre created obvious challenges at night. Indy Bench Racing Weekend was a fantastic success.