March 5-6 1960 Pomona Raceway - Dave MacDonald towing his Vette behind his Chevy Nomad. These Pomona races were
just the third time Dave raced, he finished 3rd on Saturday and dnf'd on Sunday. Sherry and the kids are in the Nomad as Dave
made the races a family affair whenever possible.
The two Don Steves sponsored Corvettes sit in the staging area prior to the race. Car on right is driven by Mike Jones. Note
the #288 on Dave's Corvette. That's lifelong friend Beverly Ashworth in center of photo. After Pomona Dave would change to
his now famous #00 that he would use for the rest of his Corvette racing career
Cockpit view of Dave's racer. Dave, second from right, in front of the car
Richie hops behind the wheel of his dad's Vette and pretends to drive.
Dave MacDonald's brother in law Travis Brown (R) and crew check under the hood just before the race
Saturday 3/5/60 race shows Dave MacDonald in the thick of it as a pack of Corvettes rumble through the Pomona course.
Pretty sure that Corvette star Andy Porterfield in #13b, followed by Buford Lane in the Washburn Corvette, then Mike Jones
and Dave MacDonald running 3rd & 4th. Ph Bob Tronolone
Buford Lane in #614 Corvette blasting through the Pomona course. Lane finished 2nd behind winner Tony Settember and
Race results for Saturday March 5th 1960 - Dave MacDonald finished 3rd
Race results for Sunday March 6th 1960 - Dave MacDonald was running 2nd when a piston ring blew - he dnf'd
Article on the Sunday 3/6/60 race. Dave finished 3rd on Saturday and dnf'd on Sunday
SCCA standings after the March 5-6 1960 races at Pomona. Only 3 career races but Dave MacDonald was on the board!
November 5-6, 1960 - Dave MacDonald had his '57 Corvette back at Pomona Raceway for the SCCA sanctioned event.
The track was soaked for the Saturday 11/5/60 races and Dave MacDonald navigating his Vette in tricky slick conditions
Dave MacDonald rounds a turn just ahead of good friend Doug Hooper.
Dave MacDonald flies across the finish line to take the checkered flag at Pomona Raceway on November 5th, 1960. Dave was
race winner followed by Doug Hooper and Tony Settember for a 1-2-3 Corvette sweep.
The weather was far better for the Sunday afternoon main event and here Dave blasts through the Pomona underpass
Dave MacDonald finished 2nd to race winner Doug Hooper in the Sunday 11/6/1960 feature race
This indicates race results for Sunday Nov 6, but it's actually results for Saturday Nov 5
LA Times article recapping the Saturday 11/5/60 race
Dave MacDonald had risen to 2nd in the point standings after this 11/5/60 Pomona race with only a final race at Vegas remain-
ing. Dave finished 2nd in that race behind Bob Bondurant but the points weren't enough to overtake Settember.
Trophy Dave MacDonald won at Pomona on 11/6/60