habu2 Posted June 9, 2014 Share Posted June 9, 2014 (edited) Formula 1 came to Dallas TX in 1984, thirty years ago next month. Excessive heat and deteriorating track conditions made it a one time event, as the drivers were unhappy and wanted to cancel the race. I was a corner worker at the infamous chicane where the pavement was torn up by the combination of heat and tires. My job was to keep the many photographers in check and out of harm's way. Of course that didn't stop me from taking my own photos. I also had unrestricted access to the pits and the garage areas. I recently found my photos but, sadly, not my negatives. These are scans of 30 year old 4x6 prints from a one-hour photo hut so they aren't the best quality. I was shooting with a Canon AT-1 and a couple of cheap Vivitar lenses. edit: all images rehosted on imgur - no more blurred watermarked fauxtobucket crapola and some more photos appended to the thread. 👍 Enjoy. ABC sportscaster Chris Economaki describing alternate nosecones for the Brabham-BMWs Patrick Tambay in his Renault. Note the camera rig mounted on the rollbar. Eddie Cheever's Benneton-Alfa Romeo Andrea de Cesaris' Ligier-Renault in the pits RAM-BMW engine/transaxle in the garage Rear wing of Rene Arnoux's Ferrari Niki Lauda walking thru the pit area before the race Edited October 24, 2019 by habu2 Quote Link to post Share on other sites
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