I remember he ordered a new blue Chevy pickup, and when it was delivered he realized that the instrument cluster had a blank where a gage could have been. He called it his humility gage, because it reminded him he didn’t have everything.
By lap four, Thomas was bringing it hard through the esses, down to first in turn six and on the throttle to the off-camber turn seven. He was laughing out of seven and kept both of us grinning from ear to ear, just hearing the big twelve rev.
This exhibition highlights the creativity of the American automobile designers of the 1960s and 70s
Thanks to George Camp and Charlie Stewart with help identifying people in the photos.
Can Am, Trans Am and NASCAR photos from the ’80s by Mike Parris.