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Posted 07 March 2016 - 01:39 PM

Good stuff, all kinds of pre-Can-Am cars, some great in-car video, and of course, glorious sound!

 

In 1964, Carroll Shelby was there with his Cobra team headed by driver Ken Miles. The competition was stiff with Roger Penske for Ferrari, Jim Hall in his Chaparral, Augie Pabst driving with Team Lola and a host of Jaguars, E-Type Jags, Stingrays, and others.

 

 


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Posted 08 March 2016 - 01:03 PM

Just like the good old days at Bridgehampton!
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Posted 08 March 2016 - 02:43 PM

Great footage... Camera caught an exciting pass by Miles on Penske...

 

Thanks for adding these vids...


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Posted 01 April 2016 - 08:03 AM

Didn't realize until today that there was a third part to this video.


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Posted 01 April 2016 - 09:38 AM

I watched these with great interest. What was most fascinating to me was seeing the Road America circuit "back in the day" from the in-car shots after getting the know the track well a few years ago pitting for a neighbor, accomplished racer Mike Pettiford, who had qualified for SCCA Run-offs in three separate classes in the same year (!) for the second time (!).

 

Then, getting lost in the YouTube "rabbit hole," comparing the in-car shots of Nigel Mansell practice laps at the same track in a Newman-Haas Indy car - wow! Really interesting and fun to watch the contrast back-to-back!


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Posted 01 April 2016 - 04:22 PM

Only the brats 'n beer has not changed - much. I should be in a crowd shot...


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