The Jalopy Journal
Perhaps contact someone at the Speedway Motors Museum in Lincoln, NE. They have an extensive collection of old Ford speed equipment as well as old...
Kenny Wilson with the Kurt Stockwell owned Offy out of Colorado.
First shot is Ody Fellows, 2019 Colorado Motor Sports HOF inductee in the roadster sprint car he constructed. The car was destroyed in it's...
As usual, great stuff Dan!
Looks like Guffy pulled his posts. Did he start another thread? If not, what a shame, interesting car.
Great shots Dan!! I finally made the big time :)
I was 10 years old when they came out. Along with the multitude of car models and slot cars, they were a huge part of my formative years. My...
Crappy pictures, but this would be the simplest method. I see this stuff on E-bay occasionally. I think this uses a standard 10.5" Chevy pressure...
Stuff that has followed me around since I was a kid. Some of this belonged to my father!
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Malcolm Brazier ran the Pikes Peak Hill Climb from 1951 to 1976
Simple for you :)
I'll second that one!
Neat cars (both outstanding for the era. Always liked the way Unser sat in the K.E.Y. car). Any idea where they are today? Either one would sure...
I totally agree with all of the above. Times change and that is a fact of life. Thankfully some pay homage to the past. Paul Martens of Fairview,...
Love Love Love this thread!!! OK, dumb question (I haven't seen this covered). What happened to the original car ? I can't imagine something that...
Had the distinct privilege of driving the "Ecca" car at PPIR during on of our CVOR vintage exhibitions. Wayne Miller was the owner at the time,...
I'm sure no offence intended. I thought the same thing when I saw the post. I'm grateful to all of you who contribute. Carry on :)
Thumbs WAY Up!!!!!
Rootie, the guy in the #49 car happens to be my dad (Art Hillis). Picture was taken at the Broadmore Garage where many of the race car were kept...
Electricity = P.F.M. (Pure F***ing Magic)
Roy Bowe with car owner Miles Spickler. 1948 and 1949 RMMRA Championship car. Denver's Lakeside Speedway.
Pretty common in the sprint car world. Any bearing/seal supplier worth their salt should be able to find a seal given the I.D. / O.D. and...
Sad news. I just learned that "Speedy" Bill Smith has passed. R.I.P.
Figures, I just signed up for 2 years :( Kind of saw it coming though. I thought it was one of the better magazines. Progress????
Very cool, very evocative! There were men who made their living coming up with this stuff.
I see the Go-Pro. Is there Youtube to follow?
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