Uncle Joe Benson at the 2001 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
April 6-8, 2001: For the 15th consecutive year Uncle Joe made the scene at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. He did Meet & Greet sessions Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and the Uncle Joe's Nissan 300ZX race car was on display all weekend at the ARROW 93 display. Over 85,000 heard his Saturday broadcast.
(Photos by 'Digital' Bill McDermott.)
Uncle Joe at the 2001 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
Just hanging out and meeting folks!
Joe & Bill verrrrrrry early (before everything began)
and later, with the gift of hot sauce!
Sport Compact Car Magazine editor Larry Saavedra
makes his on-air debut.
Joe, Jan, Jeremy, and old friend and
2001 Celebrity Race Winner Scott Pruett.