Peter Brock
Peter Brock
1/5/21 10:58 a.m.

The transitional developmental racing era between 1962 and 1966 probably had more to do with what eventually became the professional sport of road racing in America than any other significant period in automotive history. 

For almost 10 years prior to that point, the elitist, Connecticut-based Sports Car Club of America had endeavored to keep competition on a purely amateur “club …

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Da_Wolverine
Da_Wolverine New Reader
5/10/22 3:12 p.m.

Ya gotta love Brock, but what is more, ya gotta envy him.  He lived the early 1960s as a designer and major contributor to the sport.  His knowledge of history, especially of Shelby during those important days comes first hand.  He knew Ken Miles.  He knew ALL of the big names in early road racing history.  I really enjoy his columns becaue of his first-hand knowledge.

"Da_Wolverine" is in reference to my Alma, U of Michigan, and NOT in reference to X-Men.

Aside:  Janet Guthrie was a Wolverine, albeit a few years before my time.     

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