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Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area and being part of the West Coast racing community meant trips to Portland International Raceway took place on a regular basis. I’m guessing I’ve been to PIR at least 30 times,…

Goodyear tire technicians measured the track temperature for 1984’s Dallas Formula 1 Grand Prix at 150 degrees F. On Track magazine also reported Michelin engineers probed the temperature of a set of its tires stacked on pit lane, and…

As has become the norm this season at most events, shooting took a backseat to more important reporting needs. Here’s a selection of favorites from the time I was able to spend capturing IMSA’s 2017 finale at Petit Le…

Rick Mears 1977

This photo makes me happy: The great Rick Mears, in his sixth Indy car race, driving a McLaren M16C/D-Offy at Pocono in 1977 for Teddy Yip’s Theodore Racing.

Pure glory. Honda’s 1968 Formula 1 car, the RA301, with its 3.0-liter V12 engine and high wing fit perfectly among its rivals during a year where aerodynamics made its greatest single leap in grand prix competition. Shown here in…

These photos make me happy because they feature Ayrton Senna’s 100th Formula 1 start which took place at the 1990 Mexican Grand Prix. The Brazilian was likely to have a less flattering recollection of the race after a blown…

This photo makes me happy and sad. The car, a 1991 Lola T91/00-Chevrolet piloted by reigning CART IndyCar Series champion Al Unser Jr for Galles/Kraco Racing at Laguna Seca, is gorgeous in its patriotic Valvoline livery. Little Al finished…

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Marshall Pruett