The Jalopy Journal
Winkie and Jack Bowsher, Springfield Ohio. Jack was A.J.'s car owner in USAC 1968-1970. This is appears to be the 1966 ARCA 250 at Daytona,...
[ATTACH] There is an excellent memorabilia show held at IMS on the Saturday before the race. I picked up this old flag, obviously inspired by...
Cliffy,. first off, I will gladly come back to Oshkosh. Great show. Loved the quality of the cars. Loved the planes. EAA staff was...
The Daytona did not exist in the fall of 1968, when Petty switched to Ford. There is some truth that he may have wanted the more slippery...
Great pics, do you have any from 1970?
Great Earnhardt photo. It is not Sandusky, but was taken at the high banked 1/4 mile at Slinger Wisconsin.
No, the Fonz was definitely not in character at Milwaukee.
We are bringing the car in my avatar pic to the Monticello show from Milwaukee.
How many cars are typically displayed at the show?
Photo from the Milwaukee wing car meet at the Mile.
Rich, great USAC pics from Pocono 1971. Are there any more shots from that race? My car ran it as #77 Superbird . Thanks
Cool piece, my grandfather worked at Mercer as a machinist.
You mentioned Augie doing the signs and artwork for the Fiat at the car show. Mike bought a Six Pack hood scoop and in the early 70's seriously...
Norm in the Superbird, IRP, May 1970.
Norm Nelson's crew loading Lloyd Ruby's car at Milwaukee 1964. Note the hijacked street barricades being used on the ramps.
Here is the Magnum Speed Shop decal off Mike's car. He is one of the few original Superbird owners that still has the car. He bought the car...
Neat cars. My favorite Matchbox car as a kid. Italian body with the heart of a Chevrolet.
No excuse for that '58 not gettin' in. It certainly has "the look". Never noticed the size of the wheels.
I will see about getting a photo of the decal and post it up.
Mike, it was great to spend time with you and Paul at the show. We have to get together and I'll bring my USAC photo book.
Here is the pic...
By his hair, it looks more like Jim Sauter to me. Also that is what the original poster said.
I have a good friend who bought a Plymouth Superbird new. Shortly after purchase, he took the car to Magnum Speed Shop to have the single 4bbl...
Jack Bowsher shop, circa 1976
Yes, when the Ramo's Superbird was last repainted about 1990, the Bird character on the wing was done in the wrong direction. I figure he was...
Same car, same driver, 38 years apart. Ramo Stott was our guest last weekend at Monster Mopar in St Louis. The old photo at Milwaukee,...
Skrayp, shoot me your email and I will send you a PDF of the Bowsher article. It is from an old Milwaukee race program.
Art Dexter lettered many of the USAC stock cars based around Chicago, Milwaukee and northern Indiana.
Milwaukee 1972. Love the dryer vent hose and duct tape for cockpit cooling
At Riverside in Jan of '70, Jack tricked Foyt into winning the race. The prevous year, Foyt had run out of brakes. So what Jack did was...
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