This imsa stalwart started working for peter gregg in 1973 and soon manoeuvred his way into the driving seat. Doc bundy usas cars photo gallery racing sports cars. I never thought much of bundy as a racer and this accident that he caused made me an anti bundy fan for life. It was fun to see regogo racing back in the winners circle and paul rego seemed quite satisfied with the results. James, chip robinson and doc bundy crash during the 1986 imsa camel gt race at riverside. He served a term in the us air force, and while there quarterbacked the chanute air force base football team until a. Click on the number of races to see individual races. When the c4 corvette was banned for being too good, it had to. At the petit le mans, bundy will be driving the panoz q9, affectionately known as sparky. Big accident 1986 imsa gtp race at riverside youtube.
Under the banner of the pure sports team, based in texas, the cars experienced a very successful debut, even winning the very first race that they were entered in with doc bundy as their driver. Video of the 1986 crash that put stupid bundy on everyones what a dumbshit list. Apr 27, 2018 drivers came from various road racing series and included noted porsche racer doc bundy, along with tommy kendall, tommy and bobby archer, andy pilgrim, boris said, robin dallenbach, scott lagasse, threetime indy 500 winner johnny rutherford, and olympic decathlon gold medalist bruce now caitlyn jenner, whose best finish was 11th. Nov 15, 2015 1984 daytona 24 hour group 44 jaguar xjr5 driven by doc bundy david hobbsbob tullius. There are more out gay racing drivers than you think. Vintage supermodified race car oil painting oswego ny outsider art. I guess that is obvious since he has been in nascar since 1991.
Doc bundy, who spent five years working for holbert before he began driving for jaguar and then switched to ford this season, feels his former boss will be tough to beat. The song tells the stories of two characters, jerry, an illfated race car driver who collides with a telephone pole while driving intoxicated hence the use of was, in. He has driven many cars at the track including the porsche 962 and corvette gtp. Here is doc relaxing with the two boys that run his life, elliot and caesar. View doc bundys profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Aug 08, 2019 the story of race car driver denny swift as told through the eyes of his golden retriever, enzo, is inspired by an actual, reallife racer by the name of kevin york. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover docs connections. Doc helped me to understand that in actuality, my passion for. Photo 5 docs leading through turn five at road atlanta, and the guy right behind him is cass whitehead. It was released as the first single from their 1991 album sailing the seas of cheese and reached number 23 on the u. Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends. Sports car racing photo gallery of doc bundy usas cars photo gallery. The texas forecast is 100 degrees, so it must be time to head north. This car was driven in all 10 races by doc bundy, a professional driver for both lotus and chevrolet.
Regogo racing f1 practice may 20th 2011 driver doc bundy. He drove in the 1997 24 hours of le mans in a david price racing panoz esperante gtr1. Browse through highres photos for doc bundy captured by some of the best professional motorsports photographers from around the world. If lightning strikes while youre in the car its your fault. Doc at one time was an instructor at the road atlanta racing school. He has won races in both the craftsman truck series and the nationwide series.
Find everything in one place on doc bundy including their biography, latest news and updates, high resolution photos, high quality videos and expert analysis. But at the checkered flag it was doc bundy in porsche 924 beating wilson. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together. Bundy didnt fiddle while vette burned sun sentinel. Better to be a racer for a moment then a spectator for a lifetime. Doc bundy completes the regogo racing track triumvirate along with the owner and founder, paul rego, and the race cars, the 79 and the 23b and the elite. We are looking forward to our annual pilgrimage to. Doc bundy, world famous racecar driver here is doc having just won his third gold svra bell helmet for paul rego, he is getting pretty good at this. Jerry was a race car driver is a song by the american funk metal band primus. There are more out gay racing drivers than you think jalopnik. From the stock car bullrings and the side attraction races on indy car and sports car programs come the champions of the future and one of the names that surfaced in 1988 was stuart hayner, an. Justin mullikin is an out and open race car driver running in the nascar grand national sportsmen division, which falls under the nascar whelen allamerican series. After a 12 day sprint to get the lotus 23b rebuilt and ready to race, nathan thompson, doc bundy, joe grassi and will price celebrate one of the two victories at watkins glen. Harry doc bundy, one of the legends from imsa s fertile 1970s and 1980s sports car racing scene, heads into openheart surgery on view comments reply 467 shares.
Doc bundy corvette challenge cars 1988 corvette challenge. Doc bundy born january 25, 1946 from scio, ohio is an american former race car driver who competed in imsa international. The heart and soul of the team still remained with lead driver doc bundy, however, additional new drivers joined the team for the second year including. Tullius considered a career in teaching after graduating from high school. And it was over lunch, in conversation with doc bundy, that my passion for motorsports became much clearer. Docs involvement with road racing began in 1973 as a wheel polisher for famous porsche racer peter gregg.
The biography with carrer and success in the race driver directory of speedsport magazine. Bundy worked his way into driving and ultimately won the scca national championship in a d production porsche. Former imsa racer york was inspiration for the art of. Current racing series nascar cup series xfinity series gander outdoors truck series arca menards west series arca menards east series arca menards series pintys series whelen modified tour weekly racing series peak mexico series whelen euro series ntt indycar series indy lights series formula one series weathertech sportscar champ. Early success was achieved in a porsche 924 by winning the 1980 sccas d production championship. The print is autographed by doc bundy and racing legends hurley haywood and hansjoachim stuck. Doc bundy, from gainesville, georgia is wellknown to sports car racing fans in the southeast. It is a tough, challenging race for the cars, the teams, and the drivers. York was steins driving instructor when he attended proformance racing school at pacific raceways near seattle in the mid2000s. This imsa stalwart started working for peter gregg in 1973 and soon manoeuvred his way into the driving. Doc bundy started out as famed driver peter greggs wheel polisher and technician back in 1973. Bundy ended that year with group 44 racing s jaguar xjr5 and won at pocono with team boss bob tullius. He has raced and won in scca transam competition, in gtp driving the well.
His driver that day was the late bill lathrop, the washington state highway patrol trooper who was evans longtime bodyguard and driver, said evans. The car was actually built by lola but resembled later corvette models and was powered by gms twinturbo v6 engine. Doc made his reputation winning the scca dp national championship in 1980 and then worked for brumos, group 4 and later ford and hendricks as well as al holbert. Doc is still racing today with regogo in a lotus 23. Race days, we were generally running 450 to 475hp, in a car that we got into the 1,900s, weightwise.
When the c4 corvette was banned for being too good, it had. So i had a great time at the gtp race at the terrific riverside international speedway in 1986. He then raced a porsche 924 carrera gtr in transam from 1981 winning backtoback races during his second season in the. Doc bundy injured in carrera gt pelican parts forums. Pelican parts forums porsche forums porsche 911 technical forum. Former imsa racer york was inspiration for the art of racing. The persistent myth apparently is based on bundys own claims in interviews, according to evans. Doc has been involved with the panoz racing program from its inception and was a driver when the panoz gtr1 was introduced at the 12 hours of sebring in 1997. Drivers came from various road racing series and included noted porsche racer doc bundy, along with tommy kendall, tommy and bobby archer, andy pilgrim, boris said, robin dallenbach, scott lagasse, threetime indy 500 winner johnny rutherford, and olympic decathlon gold medalist bruce now caitlyn jenner, whose best finish was 11th. Doc bundy injured in carrera gt page 4 pelican parts.
Vintage lotus esprit x180 race car spoiler drove by doc bundy or bobby carridine. Doc bundy answers questions about the 12 hours of sebring. Robert charles bob tullius was born 7 december 1930 in. The story of race car driver denny swift as told through the eyes of his golden retriever, enzo, is inspired by an actual, reallife racer by the name of kevin york. Auto racing comes to the downtown streets of ohios. Andy pilgrim, corvette challenge series was a racing series created by john powell, from canada, who created a series for corvettes only in 1988 and 1989 with a million dollar purse for the drivers to win.
Click on the year to see the standings for that year. Doc bundy injured in carrera gt apparently, they were having a press day as well and doc bundy was a passenger in a carrera gt piloted by a journalist. The team then went on to win two other races with bundy and scott lagasse in 1990. A regular with the team in 1984, he won at miami and was part of group 44 squad that returned jaguar to le mans that june. Mike wallace nascar race driver mike wallace racing inc. In the 1990s bundy drove the esprit x180r for lotus as their number one driver in. Nov 15, 2015 1984 daytona 24 hour group 44 jaguar xjr5 driven by doc bundydavid hobbsbob tullius. Profile for racing driver doc bundy from united states. He is best known as a race car driver and racing team owner. It is more fun to drive a slow car fast than to drive a fast car slow. Bundy is a successful sports car racer with victories in the 24 hours of le. Video of the 1986 crash that put stupid bundy on everyone.
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