The Jalopy Journal
The last weekend and a half have been a real bummer. I ended up at a Hospital with stomach and gas pains.!! Really bad ones!! About a week...
First of all; how the heck are all of my best racing friends doing? Real good i sure hope!!!!
Thingsn are not worth bragging about here;...
I know that you guys are into the old vintage dirt cars like I am so I thought I would offer these diecast GMP and Carousel cars here. Due to my...
Small [price to pay for all the people Woodward screwed up , not mention the bad name he gave the sport!!
I heard that Woodward had like five cars entered in the 500 that year; problem was that most were owned by other people, from what i was told....
Its really tough to find out more about his dealings!!! I also heard thgat he stole the car which belonged to URC big wheel Bill Bauer. That...
Thanks for the well wishes; you people are all the best!!
As far as the Rabbitt goes, i dont know much that im sure of about the...
Thanks for posting the pic, The Arizona Cowboy is the best, in my opinion, and i didnt have that photo. A while back someone sent me...
How are you my friend? Hope you are well out there in the Rockies!!
Very sorry for not sending any posts or pics for so long....
....Their father Ben Cook was a first classs builder. I think they got their skills honestly.
That was my first ride. We didnt have her set up quite right. lol. Handled really super bad at Hatfield Speedway.
Bill Case Sr.'
Former Big Car star here in the East Bill passed away today. He ran with URC, AAA, and the old NARC, to name a few.
I will second that!!!
Just he4ard about the help Josh Shaw has done for the racer who lost his home to fire. It dont surprise me to hear that Josh was ready to help!!!...
That was some of the better work done by the Ben Cook shop.
Better living through chemistry. lol.
Yea, i know it Roy. I was referring to his last name. Maybe that Latino temper, and too much booze?
Gotta have some real bad genes to kill...
Such a sham,e the loss of a 24 year old life, especially at the hands of one the south of the bordern rats!
R.I.P Donnie Ray Crawford.
Yes, that is Butler talking to Dickson.
Amick was one of the best in midgets and Champ Cars until losing his life when the Champ Cars ran at Daytona. Might have been in 1959.
Hanging from front bumper, you mean.
Looksn to be the holder for the starter shaft; only thing is, the grill has no opening for the shaft.
Sorry about my mistake. I knew they went to roll bars sometime in the 50s.
Same to you Denny Z.
The Thomson pic must be 1955 or before. USAC TOOK over from AAA in 1956, and roll bars were a rule. No roll bar, no raqce!!!
No helmet? I hope the engine3 was not running.
In the late 50s and early 60s a few races were runj as USAC-URC co-sanctions due to car counts.
That pic was taken at a USAC SPRINT show at Reading. They ran there about twice a year back then.
Very sorry to hear that. R.I.P. Charlie.
Sorry about the cage and wing; it was part of the rules. lol
It was the same Hillegas chassis i ran with URC, IMCA ETC. But with the clubs we...
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