Thursday, August 15, 2013

DON "THE SNAKE" PRUDHOMME FAMOUS SAN FERNANDO VALLEY RACE DRIVER

CHERISHING OUR VALLEY        2013

In the 1950s and early '60s, the San Fernando Valley was the home of some of the most exciting automobile racing in the world. Young males flocked to San Fernando's race tracks, where guys like Don Prudhomme (the Snake) was beginning a lifetime of world-wide racing fame. 

Autographed photograph of Don Prudhomme in Carroll Shelby's AA/Fuel Dragster. Gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley from Gary Fredburg 2013. (click on image to enlarge it.)

Prudhomme was born in the city of San Fernando on April 6, 1941.

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