Tuesday, August 30, 2011

1968 Penske-Sunoco Camaro

  • First car built for the 1968 Penske team, by fabricator Ron Fournier.
  • 2nd place at 24 Hours of Daytona driven by Mark Donahue, Craig Fisher and Bob Johnson.
  • 2nd place (4th overall) at 12 Hours of Sebring driven by Joe Welch, Bob Johnson and Craig Fisher.
  • Podium finishes for Sam Posey for the balance of the season.
  • Raced successfully in Europe in Group II sponsered by Sunoco Belgium. Won 18 of 20 races, 1969-71.
  • Continued racing in Europe until 1987 when it was returned to the US for restoration.
  • Belgium vintage racing in 1999. 

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