The Jalopy Journal
So saddened to hear of John Pott's passing, he will be missed.
Happy New Year everybody... Josh thanks for starting it all and to everyone who contributes thanks for keeping the golden age of sprint cars and...
Merry Christmas everyone I pray God blesses each one of you and your families...
I wish I could come close to recalling all of the information offered by some of the greatest in sprint car racing contained in these 1,000 pages....
I pray you're feeling better by now and your son has a safe trip back to Denver. I have family between Boulder and Longmont. Happy New Year!!
I'll be busy later this afternoon and tonight; so before I slip up and forget... Merry Christmas everyone. Be blessed and be safe
"All I needed was 2 more laps!"... as they cut you out of the car. Now that's a racer. Glad to know you're ok
Rootie - I hope you're OK from all the fires in your area, and, PK - I hope you're OK from all the water down in Tampa. Too bad you guys couldn't...
It is Tampa Fl, the pic was shot out back of the studio located on Grand Central later named Kennedy Blvd. At that time is was a CBS TV station,...
Bob, that narrative describes Tampa perfectly. I was born there, raised there, and the first sprint race for me was in '57. I'm sure we crossed...
That's the truth Bob, when I was a kid my dad started taking me to the races in Tampa. My first WinterNationals was in '57. He told me to pay...
Hey Rootie, I'm glad to see you back. :D We missed ya!
Happy Easter to you Bob, and your family. Happy Easter to everyone on the thread... may God bless you richly.
Thanks for posting Jim... it's interesting to see the City of Roses lined up next to the Southern Star. Speaking of the the Southern Star have...
also if you want to get a shirt for your cash all the money from the purchase of a throwback Goodsleeve Sprinter T will go directly to the...
I'm enjoying the Tampa pics... keep 'em coming
Improperly raised??? Are you kidding? :eek: At that moment you were living every kids dream! :D
Merry Christmas everyone I pray we're all blessed this coming new year.
Great shots of one of the thrill shows put on at the Florida State Fair in Tampa. They were usually part of the IMCA sprint car Winter Nationals...
Rest in peace... we've lost another great one.
Our friend Jim Graybeal might be able to help
Well done Josh, but then that's what we've come to expect from you. You're a craftsman in every sense of the word.
Great news... God bless you and your family.
Here's a pic of Hector with Scratch Daniel's behind the wheel of the Black Deuce taken in Tampa 1964. The pic is from Dave Westerman's collection
Honore sold the car to Weyant in '67. I've seen a "restored" :eek: pic [not sure who did the work] of the Deuce taken in '75 at the Tampa...
I think it's 1964. Honore took the Offy out after the '63 season and replaced it with a Chevy. Scratch Daniels drove the car in '64, and Gordon...
Yes, yes, a thousand times YES!!!!!! :)
I will... thanks for letting us know.
...Keep posting the Offys - my favorite all time racing engine. :)
800 pages... congrats to everyone who contributes and...
Bob, you found all the words I was searching for... exceptionally well said!
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