MARLBORO MOTOR RACEWAY   SCCA Nationals 1961
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photo credits: Dave Zych, Dave Nicholas, Spankey Smith, Terry O'Neil, Bud Hofer
1961 Results
       
Start of EP race with Mark Donohue
leading Jay Signore. Note Decker's
black MG leaning wildly
Sherm Decker tinkers with the
twin cam.  Best he could do in '61
was 6th after winning in 1960
Bob Holbert's winning Porsche RS-60
sits on the grid prior to race time 
FP race that Porsche's dominated
Hank Thorpe's MG follows #10 Erskin Ingram & Helen Sheldrake #153 
       
Ray Stoutenburg's Tarashi
Formula Jr.  By '61 the front engined
cars were toast 
The Alfa of Herman Melotti looks
strong here in practice but was a
dnf in his race 
Tom Kerr's Vette heads Fred
Gambles Lemans Birdcage in
practice 
Murray Kellner's XK120 booms past start finish ahead of a Porsche
 
Doc Wylie's Lola on way to victory
passes an Elva with Holbert lurking
   From a summer 1961 Marlboro race
notice the full, fat trees
Another shot from that summer of
Colonel Hyatt's Aston