Bob Drake -- Old Yeller III: Start, Santa Barbara:
Another thrilling main event start from 1961! As at Pomona,
the race in Old Yeller III. #27, Bill
Krause in his CorvetteD-Jaguar DNF'd after seven laps with a broken
axle; Scooter Patrick in the #38 PAM Special finished 6th.
#204, Don Hulette in his Jaguar Special-Corvette
finished 2nd; #311, Ak Miller in his Devin-Oldsmobile
DNF'd after six laps with low oil pressure.
Lew Spencer (not shown)
finished 3rd in Phil Kondratief's "VKI", a Devin SS- Chevrolet. Steve
Herrick (not shown) finished 4th in his Porsche RS60.
Deeper history for those who are interested:
Sharp eyes can spot other contenders: #146 Dave
Ridenour in his Costin Lister-Jaguar (hidden behind Miller); #197 Mike
Roetnor in his Ferrari 250TR (hidden behind Hulette); Dick
Hogue in his white Cooper Monaco; and Art
Snyder in his 1100cc. Lola.
Roetnor finished 5th; Hogue was 7th, and Snyder came in 8th.
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