Tony Boynton was like many teenage boys whose primary interest in cars was looking forward to the day when he would become eligible to obtain a drivers license. While he was aware his uncle Ted Boynton, who lived a few miles away, had been racing sports cars for the previous three years, Tony had only a passive interest in his uncle’s activities.
Things changed when his family acquired a string of British sports cars for daily transportation prompting him to take a bit more notice of cars, particularly sports cars. He also traveled with his family to watch midget dirt track races; USAC events and his Uncle Ted race at Wilmot Hills in 1953. These experiences further elevated Tony’s interest in cars and he began hanging out with Uncle Ted on a regular basis. What followed was a series of op-portunities for Tony and his trusty Kodak camera to witness and document sports car racing history including the people, cars and events of the 1950s.
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