Racing

This of Smokey Yunick. Taken at Pocono race track in early seventies. USAC was the sanctioning body. Smokey was a very crafty racer. His car was powered by a stock small block engine (Chevy) with mods allowed by USAC. Enlarge to read the logo on his back. He was an interesting person and one of the many I studied when I was younger. Want to read more. Search Wikipedia. Sorry I can’t get link to paste & copy on this lovely iPhone.

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  1. Lovely photo. As you suggested, I looked up Smokey Yunick on Wikipedia. He sounds like an interesting figure. I noted with surprise that he has nine patents, the most recent one from 1996: US 5,645,368 Race track with novel crash barrier and method.

    Thanks.

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