FRIENDS OF STEVE MCQUEEN CAR SHOW


AN EVENING BEHIND THE SCENES OF LE MANS WITH MICHAEL KEYSER
On Friday evening June 3, photographer, filmmaker, race driver and award-winning author Michael Keyser treated a sold-out crowd to memories of Steve McQueen and Le Mans. Matt Stone, former senior editor at Motor Trend and editor of Motor Trend Classic, served as Master of Ceremeonies before an audience that included drivers and actors hired by Steve McQueen to work on "Le Mans." Drivers Vic Elford, Hal Hamilton and Jonathan Williams were introduced following Keyser's after-dinner talk and film screening of "Le Mans: The Race, The Movie" introduced by Emmy-Award winning writer/producer John Klawitter.




Above left: Jim Busuttil and Decia Brooks at an Evening Behind the Scenes of Le Mans with Michael Keyser
Above right: Maxx Kominsky with Le Mans drivers Jonathan Williams and Hal Hamilton




Above left: Attendees browse photographs from "A French Kiss With Death" by Michael Keyser and Jonathan Williams
Above right: Peter and Cheryl Dunkel at the Evening Behind the Scenes of Le Mans with Michael Keyser




Question: What do Le Mans drivers do at a car show? Answer: DRIVE!
Pictured left-right above in a Shelby Mustang Golf Car from Electric Car Distributors are Le Mans drivers Tony Adamowicz, Michael Keyser and Vic Elford.

Question: What does a McQueen do at a Le Mans event?Answer: DIRECT!
Pictured above right is Chad McQueen placing cars in contention for the Le Mans Trophy.




Arrival of the International Mustang Bullitt Owner's Club (IMBOC)




The Friends of Steve McQueen Car Show's Celebration of Le Mans included an impersonator of Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau, aka Bruce Schertell.





Above left (L-R): Event Chairman Ron Harris, announcer Don Rutherford and Chris Burns, Executive Director of Boys Republic, applaud trophy winners.
Above right: John Klawitter, Jonathan Williams, Hal Hamilton, Vic Elford and Tony Adamowicz sign autographs.




This page is dedicated to the memory of Steve Bertolette, pictured above at the 2011 Friends of Steve McQueen Car Show.