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  • David&Carol
    Sep 24, 2013
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      Aloha Jock,

      Ask if he remembers the driver's name please.

      Many thanks.

      Best wishes,


      On 23 Sep 2013, at 13:20, Jock Ellis wrote:

      I forwarded your email of the photo to my friend now a Texan. I'm sure he'll be happy to see it. 

      Sent from my iPhone

      On Sep 23, 2013, at 5:40 PM, David&Carol <scshmoo@...> wrote:

      Hi Jock,

      This sounds like the ex E.D. Martin 315S, serial 0656, that was still knocking around Georgia.

      Attached is a photo of the car at an unknown Georgia race in the 1960s (note the E Jag in the background).

      The 315 S is a DOHC V 12 with dual ignition and this one is painted red, white and blue.

      Best wishes,



      On 23 Sep 2013, at 11:16, Jock Ellis wrote:

      A high school chum went to a race in Bainbridge, GA in 1964 where he helped a Ferrari driver Change the 24 plugs on his DOHC 12-cylinder, 6-Weber carbureted engine. The car was painted to look like an American flag. Any ideas whose this was? It was not a street Ferrari. 

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      On Sep 23, 2013, at 4:56 PM, Don Haines <gtracer66@...> wrote:

      Rick, If this car resembles a Sting Ray to anyone, they have a better imagination than I. I see a resemblance in the windscreen to those on Sting Ray's with cut down windshields, but little else. Oh wait, the engine is up front. LOL

      Don Haines 

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      To: Marlboro_Raceway@yahoogroups.com
      From: rollingthunder78@...
      Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2013 14:35:02 -0400
      Subject: RE: [Marlboro_Raceway] mystery Corvette special? [1 Attachment]

      [Attachment(s) from Rick Mandelson included below] 

      Do you mean the attached?


      I think his name was Ken Ducouse (spelling).


      That’s him standing directly behind the car with Jim McDaniel looking on at the far right.







      From: Marlboro_Raceway@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Marlboro_Raceway@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of MIchael Ling
      Sent: Monday, September 23, 2013 1:40 PM
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      Subject: [Marlboro_Raceway] mystery Corvewtte special?


      I remember a dark blue colored special raced at Marlboro in 1965/1966, appeared to be a Corvette Stingray top bodied, without its lower half panels.  Anyone remembers its driver?  An aero nightmare, but at Marlboro, its dragster like speed helped.

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