By Jimmy Dilamarter and Ren Wicks Jr. From the
original sponsorship of Parnelli Jones’ humble early racing career, to the
pinnacle of motorsports – back-to-back Indianapolis 500 race wins and three
consecutive United States Auto Club National Championships – Vel Miletich and
Parnelli Jones and their Vel’s Parnelli Jones (VPJ) Racing team of drivers,
engineers, designers, fabricators and mechanics dominated American automobile
racing in the 1970s.
Dean Kirkland and Auto Effigies were commissioned to photograph and produce
this superb photographic history of the VPJ team.
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