Salinas, CA — This 12 months’s poster for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion showcases three iconic Trans-Am automobiles — the 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 of Parnelli Jones, Terlingua Racing Crew’s 1967 Ford GT350 piloted by Jerry Titus, and the No. 98 1967 Mercury Cougar that was pushed laborious by Dan Gurney.
Telfer, a third-generation Californian whose father was a nook employee in Flip 3 at Laguna Seca within the early Sixties, recalled his inaugural expertise on the monitor.
“I used to be sitting on a blanket on the race monitor facet of the previous 3-foot-tall wood snow fencing throughout follow and one of many drivers spun into the grime proper in entrance of me,” Telfer stated. “My dad and one other nook employee push-started the race automotive, and the driving force (I feel it was Stirling Moss), appeared over at me and winked and stated ‘Slippery, eh?’ Boy, was I hooked on racing from then on.”
With classic Trans-Am automobiles as a featured marque for the Aug. 12-15 occasion, Telfer’s poster additionally contains two of the arguably most necessary males in motorsport historical past — Parnelli Jones and George Follmer.