There were several days spent all together with Mr. Stoops’s team under LARTE Design flags at the racing track in the Laguna Seca valley. 60 years ago it was an abandoned place where a group of street racing fans began its career and later it grew into a grandiose event of world fame. Now, more than 2,000 applications are annually submitted to this race, and only 500 drivers take part.
Those who wish to pass must go through the strict selection on the class and uniqueness of the car. They need to have many recommendations, where specialised licenses are required, together with technical and medical indicators that are evaluated. The presence of all these components gives a chance to participate in the race.
Sunday, August 20th - was the final day and there were two rounds - at 11 am and 3:30 pm. Edmond came to the finish line, having successfully completed all 10 laps, tired, but inspired by his participation and support of LARTE, his team and friends. And the winner of the race Monterey Rolex 2017 was Peter Talbot. He is the 87 years old man and he did participate in this race exactly 60 times.
The Quantum is literally a unique car. its a 1963 year race car, besides its almost the only one in the world with such a working engine: three cylinders and two injections. While other cars are usually equipped with a standard 4-cylinder 4-stroke engine, the volume of 1100 cubes, - Mr.Edmond's car uses a 3-cylinder 2- stroke SAAB engine, the volume of only 940 cubic meters.