Category Archives: Sports

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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Bonneville Salt Flats

Seven years ago I was out in Salt Lake City on a contract, and I realized that Speed Week at Bonneville Salt Flats was coming up. The course is only a hundred or so miles west on Interstate 80, so … Continue reading

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Evel Knievel at Green Valley

As promised in a previous post, here are some photos from 1973. This was the┬ádo-or-die shot I mentioned before. Cycle News asked me to cover the event and get some shots. I knew the big shot would be the jump, … Continue reading

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Fuel Dragsters at ARP

They built Austin Raceway Park about 1966 and soon had drag races there. Crowd control was slack in those days, and I again finagled a photographer’s pass to get close to the action. My first shot was right at the … Continue reading

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Bob Gill at Green Valley

I dread assignments like this. Actually, this was not an assigned shoot, but the following year I did one when Evel Knievel came to do an exhibition jump, which was supposed to be the warm-up for his famous Snake River … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Drags

This was May 1972 at Green Valley Raceway near Fort Worth. I’m usually not into drag races. They are all or nothing in just a few seconds. Lots of sound and fury, then the fun is over until the next … Continue reading

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Definition of DNF

DNF is short for Did Not Finish. There are various reasons a rider may not finish a race: He can lose interest and stop for coffee. Course officials can object to something he has done and remove him from the … Continue reading

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