|Don Wester -- 1
drove a class "B" Production
Carrera in 1961-62. This 4-cam 1600 cc. car was considered so
potent it was placed in the same class as the Corvettes. Along with
Leslie and Chuck Parsons,
Wester gave the Monterey Peninsula three first-rate competitors in 1961.
|At Santa Barbara on Sept. 2-3 1961,
Wester finished 2nd to fellow Northern Californian Paul
|Wester chases Ken O'Neill's Austin Healey
into Laguna Seca's corkscrew during the Saturday amateur support race for
the October 22, 1961 Pacific Grand Prix.
|Wester on the very tight Stockton street
circuit on April 14-15, 1962.
He finished 3rd behind winner
MacDonald and 2nd place Paul Reinhart.
Later in 1962, Wester bought a
RSK and did well in the fall pro races.
For 1963 he moved on to the ex-Bob
In 1964 he ran the full USRRC circuit
in a Genie-Ford and usually finished 2nd or 3rd behind Jim
Hall's all-conquering mid-engined Chaparrals.
Photos from Don Wester's Personal
Video! Wester at Santa Barbara
in Movie #5. At Laguna
Seca in Movie #6..
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