Don Roberts in his one and only
outing in the "Jade Grenade" fueler in 1975. The car
crashed on the top end of this pass seriously injuring Roberts
and destroying the car.
Dwight Salisbury waiting
to push start at Fremont in 1973.
Al Hanna's Eastern Raider
in 1976. Was driven by Bob Beaulieu.
Dale Thierer in the first Lewis
Bros. "Sparkling Burgundy" in 1971. An East Coast player
Denver Schutz in John
Blanchard's "Western Raider" at Fremont in 1973.
Gary Beck showed up at Indy in
1972 an unknown running a car, in partnership with McLean &
Lawrence, out of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Seattle native
had some FED experience but this was only his second race in
an RED and his first at a national event. By the end of the weekend
everybody knew who Gary Beck was and would for years to come.
He beat Jerry Ruth, (King of the Northwest) in the final. His
6.11 was only five-hundredths of a second slower than the national
record Ruth established that same day.