Sometimes you read CNN and an article catches your attention. It happened recently with Fast cars and Hollywood stars. Al Satterwhite is a long-time photographer who has shot for major publications and corporate clients alike.
Satterwhite’s latest project, “The Racers” is a limited edition printed edition as well as a digital book stemming from his coverage of endurance racing for Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek and Life magazine between 1963 and 1973, along with personal effects from his career.
Satterewhite caught the racing bug early in his career while he was still in high school, he said. “After that I was hooked,” and dabbled in racing himself.
Satterwhite captured racing greats like Jacky Ickx, Carroll Shelby and Dan Gurney. Television and movie stars such as Steve McQueen, Paul Newman and James Garner were also part of the scene.
One of my favorite photography is the one of Bob Holbert driving a Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe during a Daytona 2000 kilometer race in 1964…