Bob Holbert Driving Porsche 718 RSK #031 during Bahamas Speed Weeks, November - December 1959

Summary

Dave Friedman has captured and preserved auto racing history through his photography. His work -- and his collection of works by other photographers -- documents key races, vehicles, drivers, and teams. The 1959 Bahamas Speed Weeks event brought in world-class drivers for ten days of sports car racing. Friedman snapped these shots during the competitions and at other tropical settings during the event.

Dave Friedman has captured and preserved auto racing history through his photography. His work -- and his collection of works by other photographers -- documents key races, vehicles, drivers, and teams. The 1959 Bahamas Speed Weeks event brought in world-class drivers for ten days of sports car racing. Friedman snapped these shots during the competitions and at other tropical settings during the event.

Artifact

Negative (Photograph)

Date Made

29 November 1959 - 06 December 1959

Subject Date

29 November 1959 - 06 December 1959

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.N.591106.21

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 0.875 in

Width: 1.375 in

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