|Ed sent the Seattle newspaper caption
below which accompanied this photo:
"Photo dated July 18, 1963. No
credit. Photo caption: Don Wester will drive his Porsche in
rich Kent race. Don Wester, one of the nation's leading Porsche drivers,
will compete for a share of the $10,000 prize money in the United States
Road-Racing Championships Saturday and Sunday at Pacific Raceways.
Wester, 32, of Monterey, Calif., will
drive a Porsche RS61 More than 100 of the nation's top drivers
of sports cars and grand-touring sedans will compete in the road racing
for drivers and the United States Manufacturer's
Championship for touring cars.
Wester's hopes for a perfect season were
spoiled last month when he finished second in the USRRC race at Laguna
Seca, Calif. Prior to that he had won every modified race he had
entered this season. Wester finished right behind a fellow Monterey
driver, Charles Parsons. The two Californians will attempt to continue
their winning ways against another fast field of the nation's best at Pacific
Raceways this weekend.
Wester's interest in automobiles started
with a Model-A Ford when he was just 14 years old. In subsequent
years he drove many cars, and last March at Sebring co-drove a Porsche
Carrera Abarth with Bob Holbert to take top prize money. Holbert
is the present leading money winner among sports-car drivers.
At Pacific Raceways, sports cars will
compete simultaneously in two categories, those over 2,000 cubic centimeters
and those under 2000cc. The other feature will be the grand- touring-car
Both races will cover 150 miles over
simulated road conditions on the 2.25-mile track.