Category Archives: Auto Racing History

A moment in time with Al Unser Jr.

The Grand Marshal for this year’s Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival was none other than Al Unser Jr. He is a two-time Indianapolis 500 winner (1992 and 1994), a two-time CART IndyCar World Series Champion (1990 and 1994), a two-time … Continue reading

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If it’s September, this must be Watkins Glen

Back again for my favorite racing weekend of the year, in beautiful and historic Watkins Glen, New York. We were blessed with perfect weather, endless cars, sights and sounds, and plenty of beer and delicious local food. The activities kicked-off … Continue reading

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Montage of Speed

By Terry Johnsen Victory Lane Magazine, October 2021: Volume 36, No. 10 The Village of Watkins Glen is set in the heart of the Finger Lakes region of New York. Located at the southern tip of Seneca Lake, this area … Continue reading

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Vintage Racing Bookshelf: Review # 12

DRIVEN: The Racing Photography of Jesse Alexander 1954-1962 By Jesse Alexander, Forward by Stirling Moss; Publish Date: 2000; Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC, Hardcover, 144 pages The twelfth and final book review of the year captures the spectacle and spirit of Formula … Continue reading

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Vintage Racing Bookshelf: Review # 9

Grand Prix Racers – Portraits of Speed Photography by Bernard and Paul-Henri Cahier, text by Xavier Chimits; Publish Date: 2008; Publisher: Motorbooks/MBI Publishing Company (Minneapolis), Hardback, 224 pages The ninth book in my review series is Grand Prix Racers – Portraits of … Continue reading

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Vintage Racing Bookshelf: Review # 8

Jim Clark at the wheel: The world motor racing champion’s own story By Jim Clark; Publish Date: 1966; Publisher: Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster (New York), Paperback, 174 pages The eighth book in my review series is Jim Clark at the wheel, … Continue reading

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Vintage Racing Bookshelf: Review # 7

The Guinness Guide to International Motor Racing – A Complete Reference from Formula 1 to Touring Cars By Peter Higham; Publish Date: 1995; Publisher: Motorbooks International Publishers & Wholesalers. (USA edition), Hardcover, 544 pages The seventh book in my review series is The … Continue reading

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