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Mark Donohue profile in Corvette News (& more)
« on: March 17, 2012, 05:34:37 AM »
From my Vol. 11 No. 6 issue of Corvette News (1968)







































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Re: Mark Donohue profile in Corvette News
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2012, 05:01:31 AM »
Another profile of Mark Donohue from the February '68 issue of Auto Racing magazine. Thanks to Mike K (Swede70) for sharing this with us.
















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Re: Mark Donohue profile in Corvette News
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2012, 05:12:14 AM »
Here's an interview with Mark Donohue taken from the April 27-28, 1968 Riverside USRRC program







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Re: Mark Donohue profile in Corvette News
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2012, 04:40:43 PM »
A Goodyear Q&A ad after Donohue won the USRRC and Trans-Am Championships in 1968, both on Goodyear tires of course.



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Re: Mark Donohue profile in Corvette News
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Re: Mark Donohue profile in Corvette News
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2012, 05:26:04 AM »
Two slightly different shots for the same ad.



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Re: Mark Donohue profile in Corvette News (& more)
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2012, 03:21:48 PM »
Road & Track article upon the retirement of Mark Donohue from auto racing, courtesy of Mike K (Swede70).










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Re: Mark Donohue profile in Corvette News (& more)
« Reply #9 on: September 08, 2012, 07:24:17 PM »
I highly recommend this video/film. Copies can be obtained at Autobooks-Aerobooks in Burbank, CA, (818) 845-0707.

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Re: Mark Donohue profile in Corvette News (& more)
« Reply #10 on: September 22, 2012, 04:51:34 PM »
A not-too-particularly flattering profile done by Joe Scalzo for Stock Car Racing magazine, courtesy of Mike K (Swede70).







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Re: Mark Donohue profile in Corvette News (& more)
« Reply #11 on: September 23, 2012, 02:17:42 AM »
Whatever...scoreboard!

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« Reply #12 on: October 08, 2012, 05:13:49 AM »
Here's a Road & Track magazine article on retired racers. Mark Donohue and his contemporaries Dan Gurney,
Parnelli Jones and Jackie Stewart. This was put together just as Donohue was deciding to come back out of
retirement to run Penske's car in Formula 1. Many thanks to Mike K (Swede70) for sharing this with us.









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« Reply #13 on: October 13, 2012, 06:07:37 AM »
1969 Sunoco ad

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Re: Mark Donohue profile in Corvette News (& more)
« Reply #14 on: October 15, 2012, 05:19:06 PM »
That article, "ON RETIREMENT FROM RACING," is outstanding!  Though I respect each of the driver's in this article, the humility expressed by some, really helps you gain a sense of their character.

Thanks Mike K (Swede 70) and Jon, for sharing.

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Re: Mark Donohue profile in Corvette News (& more)
« Reply #15 on: October 28, 2012, 06:19:57 AM »
Mark Donohue article as found in the 1969 Laguna Seca Trans-Am program, courtesy of Robert Lodewyk.

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« Reply #16 on: April 20, 2013, 05:39:27 AM »
Donohue article in the 1968 Riverside Trans-Am program. (Jon Mello Collection)

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Re: Mark Donohue profile in Corvette News (& more)
« Reply #17 on: July 05, 2014, 05:08:59 AM »

Mark Donohue article from the Delaware County "Daily Times" newspaper, January 4, 1968.

 



 

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Re: Mark Donohue profile in Corvette News (& more)
« Reply #18 on: July 05, 2014, 12:13:39 PM »
That's the best article on Mark Donahue that I've read, in helping to understand the man his background and goals...
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