drove ex-factory Ferrari Testa Rossa
and later #0768, for Dick Hahn
of Yakima Washington. Though based in the Northwest, Grant often
appeared at California races.
|He finished 2nd to Chuck
Birdcage at Vacaville on August 20th, 1961.
Grant signals his pit crew at Vacaville.
|Grant scatters cones as he slides off
the wet pavement at Vacaville. This gave the lead in Saturday's qualifying
race to eventual winner Dave
Ridenour in his Lister-Jaguar. Sunday winner Parsons was slowed
by throttle linkage problems in this race.
|Grant exits Turn 1 during the Riverside
Grand Prix on October 15th, 1961.
He qualified through the consolation
race and finished 14th.
|Ed Sauer of Seattle, WA, sent me this
photo from Pacific Raceways. Grant burns rubber as he accelerates
away at the start of a 1960 or 61 event. Next to him is Lew Florence
in a Lotus Mk.15 (?). Behind is Stan Burnett in his Chevy-powered
Burnett Special. (Back to: Ed
See the ex-Jerry Grant Ferrari #0704
as it looks today!
Back to: Bob
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