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Peter Giddings Racing

Cars That Peter Did Not Own, but was fortunate to race.

Mercedes W154

Peter jumps from the Mercedes W125 into the W154 at Laguna Seca -- a rare privilege.

Maserati 250F Offset

Peter wanted to acquire this offset Maserati 250F from his friend Bruce McCaw, but he
simply could not fit in it! (It is now owned by Tom Price)

Manola Alfa

Peter races Kerry Manolas' Alfa Romeo in New Zealand.

Alfa at Wigram

Peter races Kerry Manolas' Alfa Romeo Le Mans at Wigram, New Zealand.

Petty Pontiac

Peter drives the ex-Richard Petty Pontiac NASCAR race car at Thunderhill.

Petty Pontiac-2

Peter smiles after his run in the #43 Richard Petty Pontiac; he said it had too much grip to be a challenge.

Mercedes W154

Peter in the 1937 Mercedes W154 at Albert Park at the 1996 Australian Grand Prix. Photo by Mike Sims.

1911 Fiat

Peter bravely acts as riding mechanic for George Wingard in his fabulous 14 liter Fiat S74 (which still bears its
Otago Daily Times sticker from when Peter organized for George to visit and race his car in New Zealand).
1991 Monterey Historics, Mike Sims photo.

Ferrari GTO

Peter raced this fabulous Ferrari GTO owned by his friend Tom Price. Mike Sims photo.

Bugatti 35C

Peter at the 1995 Monterey Historics in Bugatti 35C (#4634) owned by his friend Peter Mullin. Mike Sims photo.

GTO Prototype

Peter competes with the prototype Ferrari GTO at Laguna Seca -- a great privilege!

GTO Prototype

Peter in the prototype Ferrari GTO leads the pack into the Corkscrew (Aston Martin DB4 and Ferrari SWB).

Mercedes 125

Peter drives the awesome Mercedes W125. Laguna Seca, 1986. Bob Dunsmore photo.

Mercedes 125 wheelspin

"Clutch slip" said Peter -- "wheel spin" said the Mercedes mechanics -- they were right! Bob Dunsmore photo.

Mercedes and Talbot

Peter, in the Mercedes W125, leads his Talbot Lago driven by his friend, Historian and mechanic John DeBoer. Laguna Seca, 1986, photo by Bob Dunsmore.

Ferrari TdF

Peter pushes his friend's Pinin Farina Tour de France Ferrari coupe through a turn at Laguna Seca, 1981. Today, Peter's friend, Tom Price, owns and races a similar one.

Mullins Bugatti

Peter cuts it fine at the top of the famed Corkscrew turn at Laguna Seca while driving his friend Peter Mullin's Bugatti Type 35C. 1985, photo by Bob Dunsmore.

Ferrari 375GP

Peter racing his friend Gavin Bain's ex-Rossier Ferrari 375GP in New Zealand.

Austin Healey 100

Peter in the Austin Healey 100 of the late John Blanden at the Port Douglas, Australia speed trials.

GTO Prototype

Peter is privileged to race Bob Taylor's Ferrari GTO Prototype.

1986 Historics

Monterey 1986: Peter Giddings at the wheel of Yoshiyuki Hayashi's Mercedes Benz W125 Grand Prix racer. This car was brought over from Japan just for this year's MBZ celebration.
Photo by Westport Racing, on the cover of Victory Lane, Nov/Dec 1986.