Nassau photos

courtesy of
Terry O`Neil

The Bahamas Speed Weeks

Fred Hayes

1958 SCCA Class D Champion Dick Thompson , Car #11, Ready to start the time trial section
In late 2004 Ron Yates was tragically killed when the Austin Healey in which he was a passenger crashed during a circuit of a racetrack in the US.

Ron will be very much missed by his family and all his friends in the Healey world.

The photos serve as a testament to his generosity

 photo by Bill Hewitt
picture courtesy of the Ron Yates Collection
Dr George Snively out of turn 9 at the Vaca Valley Raceway 1960. Snively raced this 100-Six in California from 1958 through 1962.
Brilliantly evocative period shot of two 100-Six MM's leading a Porsche 356.

 Race Photos  _______________________________________________
Norm Perkins` car at Aurora Raceway

In 1950s parking lot!
 Wonderfully evocative shot of sports car racing in the 1950's at VIR
Major William Kincheloe
off the top of turn six pursued by
Chaley Parsons in car #60

Laguna Seca Raceway
Montgomery 1959
Nassau Speed Weeks

photo by Bob Tronolone
picture courtesy of the Ron Yates Collection
Many thanks  to Ron Yates for allowing me to publish these superb photos and providing the related information
Allan Barker  # 8 and Norm Perkins #47 head to head at Mid Ohio in 1965

Barker finished that season as SCCA champion
Watkins Glen
Dick Thompson in action

Leading two AC Ace Bristols
Art Habersin #69,

...and In the pit lane Nassau, Bahamas 
Car # 85 was one of the three car team of Austin Healey 100-Sixs that won the Manufacturers Team Prize at Sebring 1958. Bill Kincheloe confirmed to Ron Yates that these cars were entered by the Hambro Automotive Corporation  as 100-Six "MM"'s

Charley Parsons  finished the 1958 season as the San Francisco region, Champion in the Class E production class. Kincheloe was second.
Virginia International Raceway - May 1958
Harewood Acres
500 Kilometres

Dick Eckland

Entry in the
Nassau Locals Race