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Re: 1968 Trans-Am season review
« Reply #135 on: May 12, 2013, 06:47:04 PM »
Continental Divide Trans-Am results from SCCA's Sports Car magazine. (Jon Mello Collection)
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Re: 1968 Trans-Am season review
« Reply #136 on: May 13, 2013, 05:01:47 AM »
Continental Divide Trans-Am photos, courtesy of Craig Fisher.


Craig Fisher Collection


Craig Fisher Collection


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Re: 1968 Trans-Am season review
« Reply #137 on: May 14, 2013, 05:05:54 AM »
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« Reply #138 on: May 14, 2013, 05:10:29 AM »
Chris Economaki's column in the Sept 4, 1968 issue of National Speed Sport News has more info on Titus joining
Terry Godsall to form T/G Racing, plus a little bit of info on the Shelby team. (Jon Mello Collection)

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Re: 1968 Trans-Am season review
« Reply #139 on: May 14, 2013, 04:53:43 PM »
Jon, great pictures and info on Continental Divide '68.  This is another one of those races, and racetrack for that matter, that I didn't know much about.  Thanks for filling in some of the blanks!

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Re: 1968 Trans-Am season review
« Reply #140 on: May 15, 2013, 05:13:22 AM »
You're welcome, Scott. Here's a map of the 2.66 mile track.

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Re: 1968 Trans-Am season review
« Reply #141 on: May 21, 2013, 05:24:40 AM »
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Re: 1968 Trans-Am season review
« Reply #142 on: May 21, 2013, 05:26:52 AM »
Riverside Trans-Am overage as found in National Speed Sport News. (Jon Mello Collection)





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Re: 1968 Trans-Am season review
« Reply #143 on: May 23, 2013, 05:13:12 AM »
Riverside Trans-Am race report from Competition Press & Autoweek. (Jon Mello Collection)












Results of the race. DNF=Did Not Finish, DNS=Did Not Start


The report below is for the regional races which took place at Riverside during the same weekend as the Trans-Am.
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Re: 1968 Trans-Am season review
« Reply #144 on: May 25, 2013, 03:56:38 AM »
Riverside program from the 1968 race. (Jon Mello Collection)




















































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Re: 1968 Trans-Am season review
« Reply #145 on: May 25, 2013, 05:01:27 AM »
Riverside Trans-Am poster for 1968.
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Re: 1968 Trans-Am season review
« Reply #146 on: May 31, 2013, 05:14:00 AM »
National Speed Sport News' Sept 18, 1968 issue had this interesting little snippet about Peter Reinhardt's
success in Europe with Mark Donohue's original Camaro from the '67 Trans-Am series.



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Re: 1968 Trans-Am season review
« Reply #147 on: June 03, 2013, 05:02:22 AM »
Sunoco Camaro in Europe report from Jerry Kroninger via Wayne Guinn.









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Re: 1968 Trans-Am season review
« Reply #148 on: June 05, 2013, 05:11:23 AM »
Smokey Yunick has followed Bunkie Knudsen's earlier move and made the jump to Ford by the end
of September '68, or at least signed some papers anyway. (Jon Mello Collection)
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Re: 1968 Trans-Am season review
« Reply #149 on: June 07, 2013, 05:25:02 AM »
Seattle/Kent Trans-Am coverage as found in SCCA's Sports Car magazine. (Jon Mello Collection)


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