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Vintage photos of:
CanAm weekend, circa 1970. Is it Watkins Glen or Mosport? I don't remember, but I love the guy getting the Polaroid of the Chevy V8-powered CanAm car. The sounds during the race assaulted your ears and your body - and it was wonderful! View full size.