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VF Orig. Print Signed by Photographer of Bruce McLaren, Turn 6, 10/26/1969, With Insets

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Entitled "Remembering the Bruce and Denny Show." Bruce (#4), full tilt again at Turn 6, going wide around #19, Gary Wilson. McLaren was notorious for passing wide on Turn 6. This was his last race at Riverside. He did not finish (accident). Teammate Denny finished first in 1969 (#5), 1970 and 1971. Insets from top to bottom show Bruce preparing to pass Vic Nelli (Lola MK 3T), the crowds with paddock passes, and Denis Hulme (#5) entering Turn 7.

In June 1970, Bruce died in a mechanical failure accident testing a new Can Am car at Goodwood, UK, after accelerating to approx. 170 mph on the Lavant to Woodcote straightaway.

This year, 2020, is the 50th year since we lost Bruce. This year, 2020 (on March 2), is the year I was shocked to find, stuck in the corner of a box in storage, what I thought had been lost forever: most of the black and white 35mm film negatives from my photography of the 1969 and 1970 Can-Am Races at RIR.