Monthly Archives: May 2015

Places We Will Never Go Again – Annecy

I put up this page especially for Barbara Jean. If you’re not interested in travel pictures, then skip to the next post. This was early on in our European travel adventures, and we were almost clueless. We knew we wanted … Continue reading

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Yesterday Today and Tomorrow in Monaco

We went there ten years ago last fall, but before that we saw the movie. John Frankenheimer directed Grand Prix, which came out in 1967 and featured James Gardner as American Formula 1 driver Pete Aron, and the movie follows … Continue reading

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1968 Austin Aqua Festival

Apparently scans of some color film from the 1968 race. There are people you may recognize. 5X is Byron Black. 4 is Mike Cone. 42 is Dave Carpenter. 119 is David Watkins. 5 (no X) is Johnny Bryant. 116 I’ve … Continue reading

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1972 Austin Aqua Festival

They started having sports car races during the annual Austin Aqua Festival about 1963. I went there in 1964, and by 1968 we convinced the organization to include motorcycle races, as well. In the summer of 1972, just before we … Continue reading

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