1960-1961 THOMPSON SPEEDWAY
|Mark Donohue in
his Elva Courier was a
tough kid to beat in 1960
|Thompson was another victory for the kid from Brown University - here with the checker||Thompson was
George Constantine's hom3
track and he blistered it in '60 with the Lister
|The sun is going
down as George brakes hard into
the final tight turns.
|Bob Holbert's RS-61 was 4th OA
and had to
move to DM because there were no other EM cars
|Walt Hansgen in the red
would win a lot in 1960 but was 2nd today
|Roger Penske's RSK kept Holber
even though he had the smaller motor.
|The black 250TR of Charlie
Hayes parked it
near the pits for a DNF
|Bob Poupards first year in the twin
faced some tough competition. Even Decker
could only finish 6th in EP this year
|The rebel (Poupard is a Georgia boy)
sits on the
grid with his crew.
|At speed on the front straight,
were always clean and well prepared.
|Charlie Kurtz caught at the green, note
wheels are spinning as he smokes off the line
|Is Charlie whooping with joy as the
destroys the field on its was to a National title
|Great action into the last turn.
Heuer's Scarab tries
to pass Bruce Jennings Cooper. Constantine's Ferrari trails and Bob Bucher's RSK follows
|Harry Heuer's Scarab lifting its nose
accelerates up the start/finish straight