3251Re: [Marlboro_Raceway] Race results at Marlboro
- Jun 18, 2011Hi guys,I found this photo while looking for something else (Billy Pearce, 1911) -Frank Baptista in his Lotus 11 - late 1957 or early 1958.When he and I were working together he kept his Lotus stripped down to the Aluminum.This is obviously a photo after he hired on to Continental Motors as service manager.Rick KellyOklahoma CityOn Oct 30, 2010, at 1:33 AM, scshmoo@... wrote:
I bought US military belts (three inch, cam lock) at the surplus store for $5 as
I recall. That would have been around 1959. Anchored them under the frame
through quarter inch plate.
Chris Picot wrote:
> How about those seat belts for $11.95 in the fourth image.
> On 10/29/2010 10:08 PM, scshmoo@... wrote:
> > [Attachment(s) <#TopText> from scshmoo@... included below]
> > Hi Rick,
> > Attached are scans of the Sports Car story about the Hagerstown races in
> > 1955.
> > Yahoo will probably strip these images off the message so if anyone is
> > interested you will have to go to the Yahoo pictures area to read the
> > article.
> > Best wishes,
> > David Seielstad
> > Kauai, HI
> > Rick Kelly wrote >>>
> > There was a serious accident at the Hagerstown event when a 300SL got on wet
> > grass and crashed into the rear of the pits. It hit a Bentley that was
> > parked,
> > and one spectator got two broken
> > legs - lucky for the rest of the people in the pits. It slid directly in
> > front
> > of me and hit the Bentley two or three cars away from me.
> > Now that I think about it, Hagerstown had to be my first race. We were
> > connected with Frank Baptista at Cumberland, where he was racing his
> > Lotus Mark
> > IX, not painted, thus polished
> > aluminum. I had not met him when I was at the Hagerstown race.
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