Frantic flagmen, haybales for safety (kinda), and lots of excitement in this 8mm filmstrip from Northern Californian SCCA racing in 1965.
The Garage Blog recently posted a collection of Rob North’s contact sheet scans from the 1965 Grand Prix at Mosport, in Ontario. Names like Hobbs, Hall, and McLaren all pop up in these photos, and it is fascinating to compare the scenery and layout compared to today.
Bill “Doc” Molle, dentist and war hero, was quite disillusioned when Jim Hall came along and usurped his accustomed number 66 in the West Coast events, and felt that perhaps the “big bore” boys were stealing more thunder than they deserved. Read his raw, humorous, and honest remembrance of those early days of sports car racing.
Warwick has posted photos from today’s action at the Westwood 50th races on his website. More to come on Sunday…are you coming too?
With the Westwood 50th Reunion coming up, I recently stumbled across this great video on YouTube featuring a lap of Westwood with Sterling Moss. Westwood Racing Circuit was Canada’s first purpose-built road race track, and was located in Coquitlam. Sadly, the track is long gone, but you can still see vintage cars in action, and [...]