Jack McAfee, in John Edgar’s #188 Porsche 550 Spyder, wins the Pebble Beach Cup for under 1,500 cc entries, defeating Ernie McAfee in Harry Chapman’s OSCA and Pete Lovely in the “Pooper” Porsche-Cooper special. Ernie McAfee was killed this same day in the main here while driving Bill Doheny’s Ferrari. This was the last race day ever at Pebble Beach.
Photo: Edgar Motorsport Archive
The Life & Times of American Sports Car Racing Entrepreneur John Edgar, Part 2 In Part One of this story we saw my father, John Campbell Edgar, grow into a man living at the very core of American sports car racing’s Fabulous Fifties. His own austere father had driven him to escape the tedium of small-town Ohio and move to California where, first as a salesman and later as a photographer, John ultimately found his true passion to be the…
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