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#101 Jerry Entin

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 21:27

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Gary Knutson on left in apron
Behind Gary is Fritz Kayle and on the picture right in apron is Tyler Alexander and in front of Gary with his arms crossed Sid Carr, in front of Sid is Dennis Daviss AKA Deadly Dennis. Gary was getting ready for the 1971 indy 500 in this photo.

Peter Revson drove the #86 McLaren to the pole position and finished a very respectable 2nd in the race. Gary was a crew member on the team as were Tom Anderson and Tyler Alexander and Teddy Mayer and Hughie Absolam.


photo: Gary Knutson collection

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#102 Jerry Entin

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 21:35

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Peter Revson driving the #86 McLaren at Indy in 1971
Here is a video on you tube showing Peters qualifying in 1971:

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#103 Jerry Entin

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 21:43

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Peter Revsons crew in 1971 at Indy car is McLaren M16
Tom Anderson and Tyler Alexander and Teddy Mayer and Hughie Absalom
Peter Revson turned an average speed of 178.696 for the Pole position.


photo: IMS Archives
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Edited by Jerry Entin, 30 November 2012 - 09:55.


#104 Jerry Entin

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 22:01

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Gary Knutson in Indy garage with Tyler Alexander and Peter Revson and the boys.


photo: Gary Knutson collection

Edited by Jerry Entin, 29 November 2012 - 22:02.


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Posted 29 November 2012 - 23:13

Thanks for coming up with these fantastic photo's Jerry, please pass on thanks to everyone who makes these contributions possible :up:

#106 Nigel Beresford

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 23:38

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Gary Knutson in Indy garage with Tyler Alexander and Peter Revson and the boys.

Our Australian members who know Barry Lock will recognise him as second from the right in this picture.

#107 RA Historian

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 14:52

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Peter Revson turned an average speed of 178.696 for the Pole position.
photo: IMS Archives
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This very car is now owned by Don Devine, who has its restoration back to the way Peter drove it almost complete.
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#108 Nigel Beresford

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 17:30

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Gary Knutson on left in apron
Behind Gary is Fritz Kayle and on the picture right in apron is Tyler Alexander and in front of Gary with his arms crossed Sid Carr, in front of Sid is Dennis Daviss AKA Deadly Dennis. Gary was getting ready for the 1971 indy 500 in this photo.

Peter Revson drove the #86 McLaren to the pole position and finished a very respectable 2nd in the race. Gary was a crew member on the team as were Tom Anderson and Tyler Alexander and Teddy Mayer and Hughie Absolam.


photo: Gary Knutson collection


Nice picture. To fill in a gap, the fellow in the middle in the white shirt is Norman Hossack, who used to mess about in his spare time in Colnbrook developing a novel front suspension for motorcycles, using the principles and construction techniques he learned from building racing cars. BMW Motorcycles eventually adopted and adapted his design, marketing it as the "duolever", though they neglected to credit him as the inventor and compensate him accordingly. He has a website that relates the whole sorry tale.

By the way, I think this is actually Rutherford's winning car from 1974 rather than 1971, based on Norman's presence, the dash layout and details of the chassis by the driver's shoulders.

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#109 B Squared

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 21:17

I came across the following photo of Dennis Hulme testing a McLaren M16 at (I believe) Ontario Motor Speedway. Tyler Alexander, Teddy Mayer and Karl Kainhofer are also seen. At least I think that is Karl. Note; no front wings and a stock car in the background.

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#110 Nigel Beresford

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 21:24

Yes, that's Karl. I think this must have been one of the first tests of the M16A. Karl and Haig Altoonian used to come to the UK to build the Penske-destined cars at Colnbrook.

EDIT: 25th January 1971, Ontario Motor Speedway

Edited by Nigel Beresford, 05 December 2012 - 15:58.


#111 Jerry Entin

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 01:54

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Gary Knutson and Bruce McLaren at Riverside in 1966 testing the Indy Ford powered M2A



photo: Tyler Alexander

Edited by Jerry Entin, 06 March 2013 - 01:56.