Highlights from the 2019 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.
PHOTOGRAPHS BY STEVE PHIPPS • AUGUST 24, 2019 • PHOTOGRAPHS ON THIS PAGE ARE COPYRIGHT © FAMAMOCA LLC 2019 AND MAY NOT BE REPUBLISHED WITHOUT LICENSE
Some of the cars that caught our eye, in action.
Jim Gallaugher's 1967 427 Chevrolet Corvette, setting up for the Corkscrew early Saturday morning. Gallaugher was third in Saturday afternoon's Rolex Race 6A, with a 01:42.6 best lap. Lorne Leibel was the 6A race winner, 1965 4700cc Cobra AC and a 01:41.4 best lap.
Gallaugher's Corvette running the top of the Corkscrew early Saturday morning. C2 Corvettes were 3 of the top 5 in Saturday afternoon's Rolex Race 6A.
Hans Kleissl from Polling, Germany entered two 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
Gullwing coupes in this year's Rolex Monterey. No.00, driven by Guido Haarmann, was tenth in Sunday afternoon's Rolex Race 1B, with a 02:01.4 best lap. This is Haarmann running the main straight in front of the garages.
And, in the Corkscrew.
Hans Kleissl, No.0 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing coupe, was sixth in Sunday afternoon's Rolex Race 1B, with a 01:57.2 best lap. John Bowe in a 1952 Allard J2X was the 1B race winner, with a 01:52.5 best lap.
John Chip Fudge out of Oklahoma City in his 1966 5300cc Bizzarrini GT America. Fudge was eleventh in Saturday afternoon's Rolex Race 6A, with a 01:47.5 best lap.
Running Turn 11.
Ronald Tredway, 1970 5000cc Chevrolet Z28, setting up for Turn 11. Tredway was twenty-ninth in Saturday afternoon's Rolex Race 3A, with a 01:54.9 best lap.
Richard Goldsmith, 1970 Dodge Challenger in "Sublime Green", just behind Tredway. Goldsmith was eighth in 3A, with a 01:47.5 best lap. Saturday afternoon's 3A winner was Bruce Canepa, 1970 AMC Javelin and a 01:44.4 best lap.
Tredway in Turn 11.
Ranson Webster out of Reno NV, 1960 1966cc Porsche Abarth Carerra, just heading out from pitlane. Webster was fourth in Sunday afternoon's Rolex Race 2B, with a 01:54.1 best lap.
A pair of Porsche 356's ran up front in 2B. Ron Goodman and Alec Hugo, with best laps of 01:50.5 and 01:50.6 respectively, were first and second.
Webster, in Turn 11.
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2019 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion
WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula
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