racing experiences (2) – Laguna Seca

A fascinating week for the Revs Program at Laguna Seca Racetrack.

Coordinated effort to document the driving experience – historic cars – and the community who cherish automotive heritage.

Raising the profile of automotive studies, taking seriously this vital iconic part of the contemporary past.

As Mark Gessler – HVA (Historic Vehicle Association) and FIVA (Fédeartion Internationale des Véhicules Anciens) – puts it – from hobby to history

Preparing the Eddie Hall Bentley – car instrumented to record performance variables

Murray Smith at the wheel – wired up to track his actions and responses

The Bentley on the track

Instrumenting the 1960 Porsche-Abarth 356B Carrera GTL and the 1967 Porsche 910/6

Talking with John Morton in the pits – driving the Porsche-Abarth

(photos by Chris Lowman as well as MS)