Part of the West Texas 100 race field.
Some West Texicans admiring Race 83. "Cool forward
swept wings". "Look how far back the pilot sits." Hey, it's a tail dragger." They
Race Directory Cam Benton, Race 41, gave an outstanding brief.
SARL Top Guns (Ernie Sutter (left), John Huft (hiding)
behind Duncan Sutherland) confab on race strategies.
The hard luck award for this race went to Duncan and Carolyn
Sutherland who had to leave their SX 300 on the ramp at Lubbock with an engine that wouldn't start - but then drove to
the race. That's the spirit!
We'll see you next time, guys!
This is John Huft's
translation of the Latin "Veni, vidi, vici" ("I came, I saw, I conquered").
Race 391 and RV Blue winner.
Cam also welcomed Bob Asxom (leftmost) back into the thick of
Post brief, it was "Now go out there and kick the tires
and light the fires and Gentlemen, You Have A Race!"
Race 729, Finish!
Post-race and waiting for the scores.
Now I ask you - have you
ever seen a happier group of pilots?
John Huft, Race 18, gets the "Best Legs" award.
Better put some sunscreen on those, John!
Zodiac belonging to Race Rookie
Eric Frische, Race 42T and on whom Cam bestowed the monniker "Caboose".
the spirit of SARL. At 104 MPH he was last off, last back, and he had as good a time as anyone!
This was the first year the weather allowed racers to take a side-tour to the Canyon Run. Several did, had a blast,
and a link to a video of the whole affair taken by Jo Hunter is available