elmo gillette, multiple past president of scta and bonneville nationals meet director, the gillette of 'lattin & gillette racing team and my father.
my brother, mark, packing the chute. as seen in the movie "the world's fastest indian", the producers wanted a shot with "the laundry" coming out. to give it a better look when it blossomed, we dumped a box of cornstarch into the chute, which is easy to see in the scene.
my brother, mark, driving my dad's deuce hiboy in a screen capture from the movie "the world's fastest indian".
redhead in the pits, 1962
the redhead in 1962
the redhead in 1963
redhead streamliner, circa 1964
the redhead in 1971
the redhead in 1981
the redhead in 1987
anthony hopkins and the redhead from the movie "the world's fastest indian"
video capture from "the world's fastest indian" of the redhead streamliner with my brother, mark, on the right securing the canopy over bill.
the redhead on the set of "the world's fastest indian"
screen capture of the results from the previous shoot.
i really love the redhead's butt!
front to rear: the pumpkin seed, the redhead, the challenger
front to rear: the redhead, socal spl. lakester
front to rear: socal spl. lakester, the redhead
The front row of the 1959 Indy 500 (from right to left): #1 qualifier - Johnny Thomson; #2 qualifier - Eddie Sachs; #3 qualifier - Jim Rathmann. I have driven the car in the middle.
1959 kuzma indy car
this car was number-2 quick at indy in 1959 with eddie sachs driving. it is powered by an offy that's laid over on its side, making it the slipperiest roadster at indy in '59 and one of the most beautiful indy roadsters ever!
jim lattin in the '29.
front to rear: mg ex181 (driven by sterling moss and phil hill), socal spl. lakester, the redhead, flatfire. photo taken at the 2007 goodwood festival of speed
front to rear: al teague's streamliner, the blue flame, flatfire, the redhead, nebulous theorem
l-r: mg ex 181, al teague's streamliner, the challenger, socal spl. lakester, the redhead, the blue flame, flatfire
front to rear: the challenger, socal spl. lakester, the redhead
front to rear: the challenger, socal spl. lakester, the redhead, the pumpkin seed
the b&n automotive gas roadster
b&n automotive modified roadster, 1965
b&n automotive modified, circa 1967
b&n automotive modified roadster
the b&n autotive "motion I" streamliner doing exhibition runs at a norcal drag strip. motion was never intended to be a dragster; it was only run on the 1/4-mile to attract sponsors and grab some show money.
motion I without the body panels doing exhibition runs at a drag strip, driven by noel black
motion I exhibition runs at a drag strip, driven by noel black. notice the front engine is not running.
motion I on the starting line, 1969
motion I in 1969 before the paint job. the car ran 350 mph in an early shake down run on a 354 mph record.
motion I one-sheet used at the sacramento and los angeles car shows in 1970.
motion I fact sheet
1970 bonneville nationals program with motion I on the cover.
from the 1970 bonneville nationals program. motion I (upper left and center); johnson and shipley's lakester (lower left) bill taylor's ardun-powered 1927 model-t modified roadster (lower right).
from the 1970 bonneville nationals program. motion I (center); peek bros.'s roadster (bottom left).
motion I sits on a trailer at "the shop".
motion I on the salt, 1970
motion I in the pits, 1970
motion I's unique engine set up seen here, 1970
motion I in the warm up area at the 1970 bonneville nationals
motion I with bert peterson and noel black, 1970
noel black and motion I, 1970
motion I, with noel black in the driver's seat, being pushed off of the starting line, 1970
the b&n automotive "cole, peterson, shaffer" studebaker during the 1970 bonneville nationals. i'm leaning over the hood with the sleeveless shirt.
the b&n automotive "cole, peterson, shaffer" chrysler iron block hemi during the 1970 bonneville nationals. this was one of the engines powering the motion I streamliner.
duane cole drives the the b&n automotive "cole, peterson, shaffer" studebaker away from the push truck during the 1970 bonneville nationals.
me in the engine compartment of the studebaker changing oil in the blown fuel hemi between record runs.
bert peterson with the peterson and sprenger "mr. steak" (b&n bad guys) firebird
peterson - sprenger "mr. steak" (b&n bad guys) firebird
peterson - sprenger "mr. steak" (b&n bad guys) firebird. that's my record setting ranchero just behind the firebird.
jack lufkin with his sports racing lsr car with a kurtis chassis
jack lufkin's kurtis
jack lufkin next to his kurtis
jack lufkin's modified sport racing kurtis in the days before he discovered turbochargers and further streamlined the cockpit by building a canopy and fairing. what a beautiful car!
al teague's streamliner
don vesco and the turbinator
don vesco's yamaha streamliner motorcycle
don vesco and his yamaha streamliner motorcycle
don vesco's kawasaki streamliners
herda's 'liner before paint
bob herda's streamliner.
the summers bros.'s "polliwog" front wheel drive, inline rear wheel streamliner.
polliwog without the body, 1962
the polliwog, 1962
summers bros. polliwog, 1926
seth hammond, circa 1980ish
carr & kaplan: the first car over 300 mph on dirt!
jerry kugle (holmes and kugle) with the 260 small block ford powered hiboy
the holmes and kugle innovative modified roadster, 1969. this car was powered by an injected 427 sohc ford engine that was in our collection for several years.
the holmes and kugle innovative modified roadster, 1969. red holmes in the pith helmet; jerry kugle in the car.
verlin marhall's crosley competition coupe
craig breedlove's last attempt at setting a land speed record
thrust ssc at 728 mph
thrust ssc at supersonic speed with accented shockwave
the blue flame
the orangecrate miniliner
mickey thompson mach 1 mustang driven by danny ongais
team: mickey thompson
the chrisman competition coupe. this is when the 200 mph club really meant something besides no integrity.
"wild" willy borsch
this is what we all remember this car doing.
the dreaded 15oz coupe
les hawkins behind his infamous 15oz coupe
the original 15 oz. coupe.
tommy grove - the first funny car to run over 200 mph
pete robinson with ground effects
connie kalitta / pete robinson
monty & bob (mac) - sema show - 10/30/07 - las vegas
similar to my first car - 1960 ford galaxie