WATKINS GLEN GRAND PRIX 1961
Sept 23, 1961
photo credits; Gordy Ruston, Dave Nicholas, Dave Zych
Glen 61Pg2 Glen 61 Pg3 Glen Home Pg BARC Home Pg
|The GP winner
drove a beautiful race in his
in the day the sun reflects
off the back as the Greek brakes
hard for the last turn
|Who cares that
finished 7th. This car is simply
as good as it gets
|Harry Heuer takes
to a fabulous 3rd OA in the much
Walt Hansgen had his
hands full with the rear engined
birdcage. Not an easy car to drive
|Constantine on the grid with mechanic Werner and Bob Holbert alongside in his Porsche||Bob Bucher in the RSK with
Penske wrench Earl McMullen
alongside.. George Reed behind
|Harry Heuer looks very focused
with eyes closed visualizing when his mechanic will wash filthy shirt
|The rear engined Chevy powered
Sadler with Grant Clark at the wheel
did not finish
|Penske gets pushed into the
Is Alfred Momo looking to help?
|The Meister Brauser
was years ahead of its time in paintwork.
Is that a bald spot on Harry's head?
|Augis Pabst on the
grid. One of
Momo's Italian mechanics is
checking inside the car
|Peter Ryan in his
Lotus 19. We
BARCboys didn't like him because
he was our age but could race at 18 because he was Canadian.
|Augie bites his lip and hustles the front engine Maser to 4th OA but behind his old Scarab buddy||Hap Sharp came a
only to DNF in his Cooper Monaco.