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Period race photos of Sunbeams

Postby Sunbeam74 » Thu Jan 24, 2008 10:29 pm

I thought these links to John Wilson's photos might be of interest to some of you. John Wilson is a Motorsport photographer on the west coast. Unfortunately, there were no captions so I tried to identify the drivers/cars I could;


http://homepage.mac.com/johnwilson1942/ ... index.html


1 - #50 Ken Miles in a Tiger
2 through 12 - #66 Art Firms. This Tiger is now owned by Steve Sorensen
13 - #49 possibly Roger Enade's Alpine
14 +15 - #45 Lew Spencer in the yellow Shelby Tiger
16 - #73 Tiger... not sure
17 through 22 - #55 Jim Adams in the Hollywood Sport Car Tiger
23-24 - unknown
25-34 - Ron Dykes in the Hollywood Sport Car Tiger
35 - #54 Serge May in the Series 3
36 - #14 The Bob Richman Alpine possibly driven by Jim Adams, D. Jordan or Steve Froines (or any other driver that ran the car)
37 - #44 Orange Alpine is a Sebring Alpine driven by ? (Denny Harrison? Maybe George Cheyne? BTW< this is the old Proctor/Harper Sebring car. Now owned by Andrew Martin)
38 - #184 Unkown - could this be the Hollywood Sports Car Alpine???? Windscreen sort of looks right...
39 - #66 Sereis II, "Behler". He ran the ARRC in 1968 but was suppose to race an Alfa.
40 - #66 Tommy Elliot driving the "Visalia Dodge Boy's" Alpine (this is the car I own today)
41 - #66 Tommy Elliot driving the "Visalia Dodge Boy's" Alpine
42 - #54 Serge May, #14 is the Bob Richman Alpine
43 - #54 Serge May

http://homepage.mac.com/johnwilson1942/ ... index.html (mostly Alpine photos here, some duplicates from the link posted above)

1 - Don Sansanac in #67 and William Rushton in #69 (I think Don's car was in Herbie the Love Bug... as a side note)
2 - #44 Orange Alpine is Denny Harrison or maybe George Cheyne
3 - #69 William Rushton
4 - #122 leading is the old 1962 Sebring Car
5 - #184 not sure... might be the old Hollywood Sports Car Alpine
6- #66 Behler at the 1968 ARRC
7 - #66 Tommy Elliot
8- #66 Tommy Elliot
9 - #66 Tommy Elliot
10 - #54 Serge May


It was really kind of John to pull these Sunbeam images from his archives and post them to the internet. He sells these images, too. http://www.vintagemotorsportphotography ... Categories
Hope you enjoyed them.
Steve Silverstein
www.racingalpines.org

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Postby alpine_64 » Fri Jan 25, 2008 12:06 am

Looks like Don Sansanac in #67 is running LAt wheels on the car
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