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DrEntropy
12-27-2012, 02:31 PM
Rummaging thru the archives I ran across this print of PLN at Nelson's Ledges. If I find the negs I may scan more of 'em.

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coldplugs
12-27-2012, 02:55 PM
Goes back a bit. 1975-ish?

DrEntropy
12-27-2012, 03:22 PM
'bout right, John.

aeronca65t
12-27-2012, 05:53 PM
Nice! I saw him drive the TR6 (at Lime Rock) and later the Datsun Z cars for Sharp.

We would see him at club races and everyone was very cool....no pestering him for autographs or anything like that.

One time he wore an incredibly obscene tee shirt to a driver's meeting. I was crewing for an FF and my racer friend couldn't resist; he asked if he could take a photo of the shirt, but only below the neck. Newman said, "Sure!"....he was actually pretty cool. I wish I had a copy of that photo.
Joanne Woodward came sometimes too (they would drive there is a semi-beat up VW convertible). My old crew-pal Dana would "cook" our lunch on the exhaust manifold of the tow vehicle (usually chicken). One time Ms. Woodward noticed us doing this and she come over and asked how it worked? She seemed very down-to-earth.

I hated the idea of being a "foto fan" and taking pictures of him in the paddock, but I did get this one shot of him walking away from us one time at LR. Around '74 or so.

https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v170/aeronca65t/old_car_pics/lr-79-newman.jpg

DrEntropy
12-27-2012, 06:32 PM
I found that one while scrounging through a pile of old prints looking for a couple of the ones I just posted in the photo gallery.

I do have pix of him, wearing that T-shirt. Someplace. :rolleyes: His whole crew had 'em, IIRC.

DougF
12-27-2012, 07:04 PM
I was there!

DrEntropy
12-27-2012, 07:46 PM
So it's likely I have your photo too, Doug? :wink:

AngliaGT
12-28-2012, 01:37 AM
You have pictures of Triumphs - I knew it!

- Doug



QUOTE=DrEntropy;862039]Rummaging thru the archives I ran across this print of PLN at Nelson's Ledges. If I find the negs I may scan more of 'em.

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Guest
12-28-2012, 01:50 AM
So it's likely I have your photo too, Doug? :wink:


Yep, he'll be the guy looking at a car for sale.:congratulatory:

waltesefalcon
12-28-2012, 11:24 AM
Great photo Doc.