Lions January 10th 1971. Following
testing in Florida, this was the debut of Garlits' first RED
that worked (once Swingle figured out the steering). It didn't
dazzle at first. But after and outing at OCIR the 23rd, Pomona
Winternationals on Feb 7th and the Bakersfield March Meet the
hand writing was on the wall.
Two publicity shots of Herm Petersen
in 1973 at OCIR in the ill-fated Petersen & Fitz Heidelberg
Beer sponsored Woody car. Ironically these were taken the week
before his crash and burns on the same track.
Jeb Allen heating the
tires during the 1973 NHRA World Finals at OMS.
Serious Shirley aka Cha-Cha
A smiling Shirley in