Clarke, Marvin 2017-09-21
This interview features Marvin Clarke as he discusses his involvement in drag racing. In this interview, Clarke describes the drag racing events that he has attended over the years, the people that he’s met, and working with cars.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Marvin Clarke
Additional Parties Recorded:
Date: September 21, 2017
Location: Amarillo, Texas
Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez
Length: 04:09:46 (4 hours 9 minutes)
The transition away from twin engine cars; ET racing; Racing in Liberal, Kansas; racing against Gene Snow; Losing to Gene Snow; Sponsorships in drag racing; Kelley Chadwick; Selling his car; Racing in Dallas; Other tracks that he raced at; How his dragster stood up to the wear and tear of racing; New Mexico state championships; People that Marvin has run across on the raceway; What Marvin did after leaving the racing scene; Going to Tech school, motorcycles, working for Convair
Original Recording Format: born digital
Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room
Transcript: transcript available on dspace https://hdl.handle.net/10605/361821
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