This is the John Stygar/Donald Ponticelli-owned $ which Ed made famous in the early 1960s. During the period of this photo, 1965, Ed was primarily driving his own car, the ¢. (Click on image to open)
1961. This car was owned by Rocky Hinton, who later owned a Grand National car driven by Pete Hamilton. Photo by Bill Balser.
Smokey Boutwell behind the wheel.
Smokey with the cleanest-looking coupe one would ever have seen.
This was a Garuti car. I don’t know whether Ed ever raced it. Photo by John Grady, from Racingthroughtime.com.
Driver Smokey Boutwell on the left.
Smokey Boutwell was the regular driver of this car before Ed was.