This week's collection comes from Marc Tiesler:
"When Johnny O'Mara ran out of gas on the last lap of the 1986 USGP, he took his gas tank off, signed it, and gave it to Bob Hannah. He signed the tank and gave it to me that same day. That year I got to practice and hang out with Hannah a lot.
He used to call me "Jo Jo" because my butt hung out the back of my pants like Jo Jo Keller. I know it's very faded from age but it's also very real. Here are some of my passes from the 1987 Des Nations and USGPs."
Do you have a collection you'd like to see here? Just click the Throttle Jockey logo at the top of the page, click "Contacts," and use the provided e-mail address.
Did you like this article?
Check out LONE STAR RISING in our Latest issue of Racer X available now.
The James Stewart Freestone AMA Spring Classic in Texas has quickly earned a place on the list of must-attend springtime amateur events. Page 182.
Sign in with your account from
Sign up now | Forgot your password?