The Rolex Vintage Festival Presented by BMW
Lime Rock Park, September 2-3 2006

Photography by Lyndon Fox
         

1969 Ferrari 512S Owned by John Giordano of New York
 
Of the 25 originals all others were converted to 512M, for Can Am variants or wrecked.
 
This car was once owned by Solar Productions and appeared in Long Tail, Series II nose configuration as the #6 car in the film "Le Mans"
         

V12
 
In Action
 
Contrary to popular belief, these Dodge Challengers, were not provided as "bodies in white" by the factory, but bought right off the showroom floor and converted to Trans Am cars.When officials pushed on the roof one day, it was discovered that the roof was very thin from acid dipping (against the rules): the team was told that the car was not legal to race that weekend unless the roof was fixed. Frantic pone calls to the factory gave the team permission to go to a local dealership and torch the roof off a car on the showroom floor and weld it to the race car.
         

1971 American Motors Javelin, ex-Penske, driven this weekend by Fox and Speed TV commentator Mike Joy. Originally built and campaigned by Mark Donohue and Penske as a ’70 model, it was sold to Roy Wood and updated to 71 trim. In '71 it was driven by Vic Elford, Peter Revson, Milt Minter and George Follmer. In 1972 it was driven by George Follmer to the Trans-Am championship
 
The original "Unfair Advantage" the most winning car in Trans-am history.
 
The 1968 Trans-am champion driven by Mark Donohue for Roger Penske it won 10 of 11 races in 1968
         

What year is this?
 
35 cars strong in the Trans-Am division
 
The big bore iron into the Big Bend
         

BMW owned 3.0 CSL
       
         
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