Good Old Days"
12 Hours of Sebring
Gunnar Racing Plans Salute to Sebring’s
with B-17 Flyover and Car Motif
O.K....so this one it isn't really a "Good Old Days"
but in celebration of the upcoming 2008, 12 Hours of Sebring,
we'd like to remember 2002 anyway!
the help of a Flying Fortress, Gunnar Racing saluted the military
of the grounds of Sebring International Raceway with its entry
in the 50th annual Twelve Hours of Sebring.
competed in the race with a Panoz Prototype racecar that was
painted to resemble a World War II B-17 flying Fortress bomber.
Drivers were Wayne Jackson, Gunnar Jeannette and Chad Block.
addition, a B-17 flew into the adjacent Sebring Airport on the
day before the race and did a flyover prior to the start of
racecar motif was a salute to the thousands of young flight
crews who trained at Hendricks Field,
a military aviation base whose expansive concrete runways gave
birth to Sebring International raceway.
is a shot of our garage area done up to look like a barracks.
to John Brooks for these photos!
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