Pedro Rodriguez at Daytona 1965 This is the 1965 Daytona 2000 Km. In the NART Ferrari 330 P2 is Pedro Rodriguez. who is adjusting his rear view mirror. The car would fail to finish due to a busted rear axle. His co-driver was John Surtees. DIS photo courtesy of Ormond Beach Memorial Museum.
Monza 1000km, 1969. Pedro Rodriguez in the Ferrari 312P manages to pin Jo Siffert in the Porsche 908 behind a back marker in the last event staged on the high banks of Monza. Siffert and co-driver Brian Redman won the race.
Sebring 12-Hour, 1971. Penske Ferrari 512M of Mark Donohue & David Hobbs. On the left, and gridded second, is the Ferrari 312PB of Mario Andretti & Jacky Ickx. Behind the Donohue car is the Gulf Porsche 917K of Pedro Rodriguez & Jackie Oliver. Behind the Andretti Ferrari is the eventual winner, the Martini & Rossi Racing 917 K of Vic Elford & Gerard Larrousse. Also in picture is the Alfa Romeo T33/3 of Nanni Galli and Rolf Stommelen. 1971 was the final year for the 917 Porsche and Ferrari…
Daytona, 1971: Mark Donohue in his Penske Ferrari 512M followed by eventual winner Pedro Rodriguez in his Gulf Porsche 917K. Donohue and David Hobbs had the fastest car, but were rear-ended in a late-night accident. They eventually finished third. This was the end of an era for the 917 and 512. The FIA had outlawed the big 5-liter cars for the 1972 season instead restricted all cars to 3-liters.
1962 Sebring - NART Ferrari Dino 246S Pedro Rodriguez, Bob Grossman and Alan Connell drove this NART Ferrari Dino 246 S at Sebring in 1962. They failed to finish due to oil pressure problems. Rodriguez was 22-years-old when he drove at Sebring but was already an experienced driver having started his racing career in motorcycles at the age of 13 and race cars, Ferrari, at the age of 15.