An Olympia Brewing Company-sponsored “Big Oly Bronco” off-road racecar, 1972. In the early 1970s, Olympia Brewing sponsored the Vels-Parnelli Jones Racing Team. Jones, on the left, stands beside his “Big OLY Bronco” off-road vehicle. In 1971, Jones and his navigator Bill Stroppe won the Baja 1000 and set a new record of 14 hours and 59 minutes. In 1972, Al Unser and Mario Andretti were part of the racing team under Oly sponsorship.
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