My Formula 5000
Jerry Entin drove Ol Yaller Mk. II in club racing then a factory Cheetah
in club and pro racing. Going onto win the club race at Stardust behind
the wheel of his Cheetah.
He bought the first customer McLaren from John Coombs in 1965. It
was taken to Riverside for Graham Hill to race in the “Times Grand
Prix”. Jerry’s McLaren and Cheetah also appeared  in the movie
‘Spinout” staring Elvis Presley.
Starting in 1966, Jerry purchased a McLaren Mk2.  This was the ex-
Peter Revson car that he would campaign in the 1967 USRRC and
Can Am series. Finishing 6th at the Elkhart 500 with Sam Posey and
also 11th at another Can Am event in Elkhart and  7th at a Can Am
race in Las Vegas.  
For 1968 Jerry bought a Lola T-70-3 to campaign in the USRRC and
the CanAm series. Also for the that year(1968) he drove the factory
LeGrand Formula A (F5000)car. Entering  5 races, winning 3 and not
finishing 2, one at Elkhart Lake in which a mechanic broke the car
bringing it to line and the other at Donnybrooke with a broken rear hub.
Date
Event
#
Car
Finish
1968
Santa
Barbara
12
LeGrand
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jerry Entin
Photo 1967 Profile 1968
Born April 9, 1942