was one of the most talented drivers
to emerge from the Southern California sports car racing milieu.
At Laguna Seca in June, 1960, (The first race event I attended) Bucknum
drove brilliantly in an underpowered A.C. Bristol and defeated all the
Corvettes, winning the main event for Production Cars.
|Bucknum in Chic Vandagriff's Austin
Healey 3000. In this car he demonstrated the outstanding skills that
earned him a ride with the Honda
Formula One team in 1964.
||At Riverside on March 4-5, 1962, Bucknum
drove this street-stock Ferrari 250-GT and finished mid-pack against a
full field of race-prepared Corvettes.
|Riverside, June, 1963: Bucknum
won the main event driving Ol'
Here he leads 2nd place finisher
Miles in Otto Zipper's Dolphin- Porsche around Turn 8.
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