The Jalopy Journal
This is the car in 1946 before Swede was killed at Gilmore. I think the engine was an engine he was developing at the time.
Troy Ruttmann at Carrell Speedway 1949? Templeman in the Ashley Wright Deuce?
Any one heard from Rootie? Is he ok?
Could that be a young Colby Scroggin in the track roadster?
Most were South Gate's "Trojan Speedway"
You are correct, the Harold Beck car was a stretched midget with help from his son Sonny somewhere around 1957 it was stretched into a sprint car...
Hi Doug and Thank You for the complement. The other side of the car was restored for the builder and how it ran from 1958 thru 1961 with Bud...
Chile Bowl Heat Races start Tuesday night and if you go to the Chile Bowl web site they will have results each day.
I found an old picture and it was running this wheel combo in the early 60's The neat history about this car it was a first for two people. First...
Hi Jim, This sprint car was built by Sonny Beck in 1958, he and his father both ran sprint cars in the 50's and 60's mostly in the mid-west.[IMG]
I noticed this site is a little slow and hope no one minds if I ask a question regarding an old sprint car that I restored and researched several...
[ATTACH] Gorden Johncock #85 Fetter Alum Spl and Buzz Gregory #11 Harold Beck Offy at New Bremen in 1964. Thanks Rootie.
Do you know who the photographer was? Looks like it could be Jim Chani.
This is a very nice engine.
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