NEW ENGLAND AUTO MUSEUM TO SHOW LONG-LOST PENSKE/DONOHUE DOCUMENTARY “FOUR HANDS ON THE WHEEL”
“Four Hands on the Wheel,” a long-lost documentary chronicling the legendary auto-racing partnership between Roger Penske and Mark Donohue, will be presented on May 23 at the Ridgefield (Conn.) Playhouse as a fundraiser for the New England Auto Museum www.neautomuseum.org.
This captivating film from the late ’60s features rare footage of both Penske and Donohue racing a wide variety of legendary machines, including the Zerex Special, Corvette Grand Sport and Chaparral as well as Penske Racing entries in Can-Am, Trans-Am, USRRC and more. Intimate interviews with both men give insights into this remarkable team.
Historic Penske racecars on display:
• 1966 Daytona and Sebring-winning L88 Sunoco Corvette
• 1968 Sunoco Camaro driven by Mark Donohue and Sam Posey
A panel discussion with the people who were there:
• John “Woody” Woodard: Penske Racing Chief Mechanic
• Chuck Cantwell: Team Manager of Penske Trans-Am Racing
• Judy Stropus: Legendary team timer/scorer (before computers)
• Kevin Mackay: Restorer and owner of the #9 1966 Penske L88 Corvette
• Irwin Kroiz: Owner of #16 1968 Sunoco Camaro
• Sam Posey – Famed race-car driver & TV personality; driver of the No. 16 1968 Penske Camaro
Silent & live auction of racing memorabilia and never-before-seen photos
VIP Meet & Greet Ticket Bundle: $97
6pm pre-show reception
Meet & Greet with the panel
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