When that many Can-Am cars rolled by on the pace lap, the ground shook.
Where Bruce McLaren and Jim Hall put on quite a show. I was there.
Cool video. Driver interviews. Racing action. And a trip around Road America in a Corvette light weight (Grand Sport) driven and narrated by Roger Penske.
An exhaustive historical account that you can’t put down.
There are 52,188 photos in this Henry Ford Museum Photostream on Flickr.
“I was shocked seeing the Chaparral launch itself over the top of Lothar Motschenbacher’s red McLaren.”
Mr. Mitchell had the passion and flamboyant style, Shinoda had the personal no-nonsense Southern California performance connection, and Jordan had the elegance and taste—anything they touched was destined to be a success.
In 2005 I had the opportunity to visit the Chaparral Exhibit at the Petroleum Museum in Midland, Texas—hollowed ground for Chaparral enthusiasts.
Shinoda was outspoken, candid, humorous, and firmly believes in what he is doing.