Bobby Hamilton Biography 1966 USAC Langhorne 100 2 months ago 22:34
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1966 USAC Langhorne 100 Bobby Hamilton Biography 2 months ago 24:08
The race offers a look at the diversity of cars on the USAC 'Championshp Trail' in the mid 1960's. While the rear engine revolution was already in full swing, the race features a good look at some front engine holdouts like Don Branson in a Watson 'championship dirt' car and Jim Hurtubise in a Kuzma "roadster". You can also catch glimpses of other front engine cars driven by Carl Williams, Sam Sessions and Larry Dickson.
Noticeably absent from this race is A.J. Foyt who was recovering from 2nd and 3rd degree burns suffered in a practice crash at Milwaukee the previous weekend.
This was the 3rd USAC National Championship race held on the 1 mile paved surface at Langhorne . Jim McElreath swept both races on the new pavement in June and August of 1965 and is going for the three-peat at this event.