In 1959, Swiss expatriate and fellow Monterey Peninsula racer Jean-Pierre Kunstle created the "Ferrotus", an unusual combination of Lotus Mk.15 #619 FPF 1102 powered by the 2-liter Ferrari 4-cylinder engine from Jack Nethercutt's Ferrari 500TRC #0708.   Parsons bought the car from Kunstle and raced it with some success in 1960-61.  This shot shows Parsons during the first S.F. Examiner-sponsored "Pacific Grand Prix" on October 22-23, 1960. 

                                                                                             (Photo By Ike Smith)

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