At Watkins Glen, one fine summer’s day in 1970, the Can-Am, North America’s premier sports car championship, battled tooth and nail with the stars of the World Sports Car Championship.
Photo: Hal Crocker
An opportunistic mix of Group 5 endurance racers and Group 7 thundercars enlivened Watkins Glen’s 1970 Can-Am Text and Photos by Hal Crocker My vision momentarily blurred as every molecule in my body vibrated. Sensory overload was in the red, adrenaline rush on its way. Damn, just damn! With my eye buried in the viewfinder, I was caught off-guard by Dan Gurney lighting up his big block Chevy right next to me. I instantly knew why they were called “Ground…
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