Copyright MMXII Ed Justice, Jr. Enterprises
A very special tribute was held for George
Follmer on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
A large cast of legends participated
in this first-class tribute.
Below are some photos from that night.
Bruce Meyer (left) and Tom McIntyre (right) start off
Tom and Bruce auctioned off some very special items,
like this historic photo from the archives of Pete Lyons.
Mike Follmer donated a quilt made of historic tee shirts
from George’s driving career.
Bidding was brisk on this colorful item.
Fellow race driver Scooter Patrick.
Fellow race driver John Morton.
Porsche 917 CanAm Crew Chief, John “Woody”
Former Penske team member Judy Stropus.
Former race driver, race car designer, and team owner
Jim Hall of Chaparral fame.
Indy 500 Champion, Parnelli Jones. Parnelli and George
were teammates on the Bud Moore Mustang team.
UOP Shadow team owner Don Nichols.
George receives a standing ovation.
George talks about some past memories and thanks the
audience for their attendance.
A group of legends gathered on the stage at the end of
the evening. The group included Bruce Burness, Trevor
Harris, Judy Stropus, John Woodward, Jim Busby, Tom
McIntyre, Mike Follmer, George Follmer, Parnelli Jones,
John Morton, and far right, Jim Hall.