drove the lightweight Porsche-powered
PAM (Patrick-Adam-Mitchell) Special in 1961.
Racing Porsches (RS,
RSK, etc.) of the era were built strong enough for European endurance
racing. This extra robustness wasn't needed for American sprints.
Hence Porsche powered lightweights like Ken Miles's earlier Cooper-Porsche,
the later Dolphin-Porsche
(also driven by Miles) and Patrick's very
successful PAM Special.
||Patrick on the back side of the Del
Note intact bodywork in this photo.
|Another look at the PAM Special.
This time during the Riverside Grand Prix Oct. 14-15, 1961.
Patrick was a legitimate contender for
victory in the "Under 2-liter" class here, but
failed to finish.
In 2012 Scooter
Patrick raced in England driving
Dr. Ernie Nagamatsu's !964 Cobra and
the 1959 Old Yeller II.
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