Gipson, James 2017-08-24

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This interview features James Gipson as he discusses his interest in motorsports. In this interview, Gipson describes his involvement with drag racing, the people he met through racing, and the Amarillo Motorsports Hall of Fame.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: James Gipson

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: August 24, 2017

Location: Amarillo, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 01:22:59 (1 hour 22 minutes)


Background information and family history; interest in cars; Working on motors for racing; people that helped him; Building engines, cost of racing; What James remembers most about racing; Amarillo Motorsports Hall of Fame; His children; drag racers that he knew; Memories from his scrapbooks

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room

Transcript: transcript available on dspace

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