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VF Orig. Print Signed by Photographer of Bruce McLaren, Turn 7, 10/26/1969.

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Entitled "Bruce Burns Turn 7." Bruce (#4), full tilt at Turn 7, leaning in like he was still racing go-carts. Well, kinda. This was Bruce's last race at Riverside. He did not finish (accident). Teammate Denny finished first in 1969 (#5), 1970 and 1971.

Nine months after this photo was taken, 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.