1969 Penske Trans-Am Camaro
The 1969 Sunoco Camaro
championship winning car. Driven by Mark Donohue the entire 1969 Trans-Am
Season. It won six races and finished second in another two. The sister
car, driven by Ronnie Bucknum finished 3rd in the Championship, and was
later destroyed by an earthquake in Mexico.
1968 "Trans Am" Camaro - GoPro Race Footage
Frank Grimaldi races his fast and loud vintage 1968 "Trans Am" Chevy Camaro around the new 1.7
mile road course at Thompson Speedway.
The car is a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro. Engine is a 302 cubic
inch V8 with a single 4 barrel carburetor and the transmission is a 4
The car is basically set up per the 1969 SCCA (Sports Car Club of America)
TransAm series specifications and has been upgraded to SVRA( Sports Car
Vintage Racing Organization ) Group 6 specifications.
The car is also a rare SCCA Brass Tag A-Sedan.Obtained at the 1972 Lime
Rock Trans Am race. It was also registered as an SVRA Historic Racecar in
1957 Ferrari TRC at Monterey Motorsports PreReunion races (8/14/11)
--- see also BETTER VIDEO of ReUnion races under "Monterey Motorsports
Reunion composite 2011 Ferrari 625TRC".----
*3 liter V12 1957 Ferrari 625TRC in mid-50's sports racing group at vintage
race at Rolex Monterely PreReUnion race. Distances are much less than they
appear due to fish eye GoPro cam. Better video to come next weekend at the
full Motorsports Reunion race.
This car (0680MDTR) has been accepted and run at the Monterey Historics
every year since it was fully restored to late 1958 specs in 1982 with
Testa Rossa V12 3 liter engine as installed by von Neumann (and rebuilt by
David McCarthy and Patrick Ottis). Most cars in the class it is racing
against have engines at least 0.8L larger, and disc brakes.
TRANS AM 1968
LOOK and LISTEN to this opening of a film called Trans Am The Race, made in
If this does not bring chilles up your spine you are dead or gay!!
Trans Am racing in the mid 60's though the early 70's was the most exciting
era of auto racing EVER!!
Get the entire film on DVD at carfilms.com
Camaro In-Car Footage at Bathurst, 23/03/08
'RaceCam' footage of Colin Warrington's #51 Camaro participating in the
Festival of Speed event at Bathurst over the Easter weekend. This was the
combined race of the day, with the faster cars from various classes competing.
No points, no trophies, no point in banging the car around. But still
bloody good fun to watch.