The faces behind the cars

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The faces behind the cars

Post by Victoracing » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:11 pm

Lets put a face with the Elva and internet username.
ElvaownersatGlenopenerApril22%2C2012.jpg
E1166 BillBennett, AlChicote, Glen 12.JPG
Watkins Glen NY 1 ELVA meet 4-22-2012 left Janos Wimpffen; right Burdette Martin.jpg
IMRRC Glen 4-2012.jpeg
Glen Elva's 4_20_12 E1166.JPG
ScottsCourier1995.jpeg
Philiben red interior.jpg
RogerDunbar and TuckerMadawick, 55th ElkharyLake, 2010.JPG
Road America 2010 (55).JPG
Mr.andMrs.CharlesChance, njmp 2011.JPG
CharlieNorth 1974.jpg
BillBennett, 1980.jpg
Winning team Kraftson Elva 34 FP.JPG
RandyClark, 76L.JPG
PVGP SchenleyPk paddock 13.JPG
Scout and Mike.jpg
Bob Preston.JPG
Elva HQ njmp60th, RAD,GC, SBM.jpg
BB-njmp-2015-paddock-142L.jpg
BB 2015 njmp group 60th.jpg
Al C. 142L, Joe M. njmp 60th.JPG
69L njmp show Joe and Skip.jpg
Sonoma 2018 Engberg Mk.II, Wright, Nicholas,Plowden.jpeg
Mr.andMrs.SkipLustig, E1197.jpg
Bexhill Museum Mk.III.jpg
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Re: The faces behind the cars

Post by Victoracing » Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:44 pm

I found some photos on a CD, saved from the great computer crash.
My apologies and credit to unknown photographers, but they might have come from Roger's elva.com website, Ted Clifton's collection, or the Allison nee Wimpffen book research I did bc. (before computers)
The auto show pic came from Fred Schuchard.

These are names mentioned frequently on the site, people who played a big part in the US story.

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Frank G.Nichols and Chuck Dietrich.jpg
Charlie.Kolb.MKIIIsr car31.jpg
Connie's Elva E1194 Ford, 1965 Ed Roth display, L to R Steve Roth, Fred Schuchard, un, Joe Mar.jpg
FGNichols standing R; driver Jon Clifton FJr yellow 38, ATL90.jpg
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Re: The faces behind the cars: Hank Giffin

Post by Victoracing » Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:38 am

Admiral Giffin, retired

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Hank Giffin 43L njmpVRG19.JPG
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Re: The faces behind the cars

Post by Victoracing » Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:59 pm

Richard Stockton
Havertown, PA

the alloy Mk.IV sports 1960-62
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100-70 srIV alloy Dick Stockton 137gm face.jpg
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Re: The faces behind the cars, . . the Hoepers, WI

Post by Victoracing » Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:36 am

Ray Hoeper advises son Mason on his first event racing Courier 100/106/L.
The Wisconsin team ran the ELVF at Road America, September 2019.

Still taken from Mason's Youtube post, in-car camera.
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Mason Hoeper first race in Rays 106L, ELVF 9-19.png
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Re: The faces behind the cars

Post by Victoracing » Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:11 pm

Stills taken from the RA500 coverage (cue Les Keiter, narrator) found now on youtube.

This is the 1963 debut of the Elva-Porsche (70P/025) expected to do well in the Under 2liter class, but Bill Weusthoff and Augie Pabst bring it home first overall.

Les congratulates team owner "Jim" Nichols at the end, seen here to far left, in usual cap.
Smiling Weusthoff (left) drove first 84 laps but after a spin, turned it over to a rested Auggie Pabst (right) whose Scarab expired very early on.


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"Jim Nichols" Elva-Porsche team wins 1963 RA500.png

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Winning smile.png
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