He was a top speedcar driver for many years in the 1950s and 1960s, winning many championship races including the nsw championship for three successive years and the victorian championship twice before turning his skills to road racing where he had a long and successful career until his. I actually set a record faster then the n stock class. Harveys destroyed cars give auto industry hope wsj. One we are proud to induct into the west coast stock car hall of fame. Edwin rip nix the jalopy journal the jalopy journal. Forty stock car drivers from 27 states in the united states participated in the interviews for 43. Where are they now stock car drivers and banger drivers 1970 to 1995 has,811 members. Daytonas top ten nascar stock cars popular mechanics. Houston bike share is offering bikes to people whose cars were destroyed in the flood and whose insurance wont pay for a new one. Currently there are 80 brisca f2 stock cars and 29 0 stock cars booked in to race. He was an australian touring car driver, v8 supercar driver and rally racing driver. Brundage was the 1972 late model track champion at fonda and had a career total of nine wins in the division. Jul 20, 2018 harvey brundage was a driver, bob and karol grimm were car owners, don hendenberg was a driver, todd hoffman was a driver owner, terri mohrman was an emergency medical technician, norm moyer was a driver, bob siemski was an owner, tom spencer was an owner, bob vanaernam was a driver and bob vedder was driver.
Bob boyce bob started his racing career as a driver at ohare stadium winning two figure 8 championships. An early list of f2 stock cars and 0 stock cars booked in for saturday 1 march has been published. The valley benefited from some very established veterans like doug garrison and westervelt, as well as the new breed like butch jelley and tommy correllis. Beginning with his first race at gill stadium in 1948 to his last race in early 1972, van allen seemed to have a mastery of short track stock car racing, whether it be on a dirt or. The car i have now is a 20 teo, the body on it is three years old and the motor in it is a yearandahalf old. At the age of 71 vedder picked up his second modified feature win at the ridge to go with five pro stock wins and. Fantasy nascar racing cheat sheet is not owned, affiliated or sanctioned by nascar national association for stock car auto racing. Stratford has been no exception with stockcars the only class on the programme. Browse through latest information on your favorite stock car drivers, including full biographies, latest news, highres photos and high quality videos. Soares began his illustrious and rewarding career as a driver in 1937 in a stock car at oakland speedway.
Kevin bartlett leads john harvey 1966 which car youve driven is your favourite. Most folks know of billie harveys involvement in florida late model racing and also his success in arca, but few know that he had one indy car start for owner grant king. Shown here will be only allegany county stock car racing for the 50s and 60swell, maybe nearby allegany county too, and maybe just before 50s and after the 60s would be interesting. Speedway histories maryland stock car racing hall of fame. They took my car and disassembled it to verify my class record. Heres a look back at ten of the greatest stock cars ever to have cast their shadow across that stor. His wife sue and son mark were with him in the pits, and experienced stock car racings unique camaraderie.
Trackstar racing news early list of f2 stock car and 0. His wife sue and son mark were with him in the pits, and experienced stockcar racings unique camaraderie. Nov 21, 2019 hansgen was also named the new york times best driver of the year and sports illustrated u. Hansgens successful racing career aside, he was a very active member of the northern new jersey region. Finishing in the runnerup position was dave sorg of fort wayne, ind. The tracks they race on are surrounded by either steel plate or post and wire fences to.
Dec, 2011 john harvey is one of australias most versatile and accomplished racing drivers. Ron szczerba fonda speedway fonda, ny on saturday evening at the track of champions fonda speedway, bobby varin increased his win total to 63 on the alltime win list of the historic fairgrounds track. See more ideas about street stock, race cars and old race cars. This modified or one that looked just like this one was in the photo along with a winston cup car, a late model and im pretty sure mr. Physical demands, injuries, and conditioning practices of. Racing champions black background red series 51 car. The interviews examined background information, the physical demands of racing, injuries associated with racing, and the athletic and fitness background and practices of the subjects. John harvey was one of australias most versatile racing car drivers. Or ya might not truth be told, not many folks know much of anything about rip. Cars are custombuilt and race on oval tracks of either shale or tarmac of up to a quartermile in length.
Jul 29, 2018 2018 hall of fame inductees who were inducted in a ceremony held saturday at the fonda speedway museum were drivers don hendenberg, norm moyer, harvey brundage, todd hoffman, bob vanaernam, and bob vedder. Earnhardt was known as fearless on the track and could be any driver. Bills was a proud whitetop on a budget throughout his racing career but was nonetheless good friends with stars like stu smith and brian wallace, with whom he shared tows and coaches and. In 2006 he won the msa super one british title by a single point, and the kartmasters british grand prix, both in the icaj class in 2007 harvey become a driver for the italian maranello team, in the newly created kf3 category. Hansgens successful racing career aside, he was a very active member of the northern new jersey region where he held the regional executive position. Once in a decade or more, a car appears that moves stock car racing up a level.
Kevin harvick details his outlook on the 2018 monster energy nascar cup series season, which will be stewarthaas racings second season with ford. From 1969 to 1975, bill bradley raced his jaguarengined car at belle vue, a track he loved. This is a tribute page to honor the racecar drivers that risked their lives and the racecars that paved the way in. Brocky was famous for winning the popular bathurt race in a holden and was inducted into the v8 supercar hall of fame. Harvey brundage was a driver, bob and karol grimm were car owners, don hendenberg was a driver, todd hoffman was a driver owner, terri mohrman was an emergency medical technician, norm moyer was a driver, bob siemski was an owner, tom spencer was an owner, bob vanaernam was a driver and bob vedder was driver. Famous australian racing car driver that died in a car crash. Superstocks superstocks once called stockcars are very much the mainstay of new zealand speedway with many tracks beginning solely with this class. There was a large color photo of all the race cars billie harvey owned in stock car magazine back around 1979 or 1980. Marlin would later pick up a hudson hornet, the hot ticket for racecars in the early 50s and take his stock car down to decatur, ala. The cne is where my dad got his own start, loving the number 23 many times into the transition to.
In the same week harvey was named official driver coach for sean walkinshaw racing in the new brdc formula 4 series. Stock car racing was a passion of my teenaged aunt and uncle who were just 10 years older than me, more like big brother and sister. The british stock car drivers association was founded on 12th february 1955 and 64 years on. This one did it for the sixties, built by johnny brise, with a jaguar gearbox, the olds rocket 88 motor bored out to almost 7.
Early list of f2 stock car and 0 stock car drivers. Fonda speedway announces hof inductees the recorder. Most folks know of billie harvey s involvement in florida late model racing and also his success in arca, but few know that he had one indy car start for owner grant king. Tovella was also a regular on the old united states auto club usac circuit, winning 6 career usac events. Lakeside speedway is a dirt auto racing track located in kansas city, kansas that initially opened on april 17, 1955 at 92nd and leavenworth road. Bills was a proud whitetop on a budget throughout his racing career but was nonetheless good friends with stars like stu smith and brian wallace, with whom he shared. Stock car drivers find information on your favorite stock.
Where are they now stock car drivers and banger drivers. The 1955 richmond 200 was a nascar grand national now monster energy nascar cup series race that took place on may 22, 1955, at richmond fairgrounds now richmond international raceway in the american community of richmond, virginia. I know a bloke that does that, dennis burdettcoutts, he was a bloody madman, i used to work with him at the vincent factory in stevenage. They saw a famous racing driver, who actually spoke to them and asked if they were big motor racing fans. Michael francis conlon devoted to his family, accomplished athlete, diehard red sox fan michael francis conlon, 60, died suddenly on feb. Hall of fame induction ceremony highlights fonda speedway. Jul 26, 2018 harvey brundage a photo in the book fonda. Speedway histories maryland stock car racing hall of. The track ran from 1961 until 1988 at 92nd and leavenworth road, then was bought out by the woodlands horse race track and was relocated to. Harvey signed with lotus gp to race in the gp3 series in 20 and retained the backing from racing steps foundation. Other racing figures charged were billie harvey, bruce pee wee griffin, herbert tillman and pete pistone.
Draftkings name and logo used for promotion and identity of the draftkings brand. Whether it was touring cars, speedway racers, sportscars, openwheelers or even a solar car. The track ran from 1961 until 1988 at 92nd and leavenworth road, then was bought out by the woodlands horse race track. Winning the championship earned harvey an entry for the formula renault 3. When i think of the heart and soul of lebanon valley, names like ken tremont and fred searing come to mind. That wouldnt be enough to restore the market to growthsales are down. John francis harvey born 21 february 1938 in sydney, new south wales is a retired australian racing driver.
Where are they now stock car drivers and banger drivers 1970. The tracks they race on are surrounded by either steel plate or post and wire fences to keep the cars on the track. British stock car drivers association brisca f1 sports. The event was at the milwaukee mile in june 1980 aboard kings kingchevy no. The cne was where it all started for many a canadian driver.
Harvey started 19th, had a solo spin without contact and finished 19th. He was a cop in nashville, a garage owner, and despite what hollywood might tell ya he never drove stock cars. I still hold the o stock record for the nhra today, he said. Trackstar racing news early list of f2 stock car and.
Stock car drivers find information on your favorite. Hansgen was also named the new york times best driver of the year and sports illustrated u. In the process, it hopes to shift the citys attitudes toward. All these years, my father in law, car owner and mechanic, bill pinto, kept these mementos of his racing involvement here. Aug 15, 2014 1975 higgins wins redbud 300 anderson, ind. He was a top speedcar driver for many years in the 1950s and 1960s, winning many championship races including the nsw championship for three successive years and the victorian championship twice before turning his skills to road racing where he had a long and. Harvey began his kart racing career at the age of nine. Tovella was the late model stock car champion at soldier field in 1963 and has the distinction of winning the last stock car feature race held at the mammoth arena on june 9, 1968.
For anyone who really knows about the roots of northeast stock car racing, this should become one of the most important dates. For anyone who really knows about the roots of northeast stock car racing, this should become one of the most important dates in racing history. I was thumbing through my old stack of hot rod magazines one evening and stumbled across a for sale ad in a late 50s issue. Two hundred laps took place on a dirt track spanning 0. After he won the illiana late model championship he decided to retire as a driver and design and build race car chassis.
Johnny ran an o stock at us 19 dragway in the middle sixties. Black thursday saw racers arrested in drug ring speed sport. A to z list of famous drivers list of car makers, car. Stockcar racing in britain seniors f1s in the sixties. Bobby varin wins again at the fonda speedway race pro weekly. A veteran stock car driver died after suffering a medical emergency during a victory lap at devils bowl speedway in west haven, vermont, track officials said. Kevin harvick preps for 2018 monster energy series season. He was the first to successfully mass produce stock car chassis for dirt and asphalt. The fbi opened its investigation of griffin in 1980 and agents identified harvey and griffin as the kingpins of the operation. Most racing fans remember len sutton for his second place finish behind rodger ward in the 1962 indianapolis 500, or his six other appearances in the 500, but up in the pacific northwest sutton is remembered as a whale of stock car driver.
A man who influenced vermont racing as much as any driver ever did. The exact time of the race was one hour, fifty minutes, and thirty seconds. Bill van allen was perhaps the most versatile stock car driver to ever compete on the chicago area racing scene during a career that spanned more than 20 years. Brisca formula 2 stock cars is a class of single seater auto racing in the uk. He won numerous speedway titles in the 50s and 60s, before switching to road racing where he successfully campaigned brabhams in the australian. Whether it was touring cars, speedway racers, sportscars, openwheelers or even a. Driver harvey jones, and car owners, builders and mechanics johnny cooper and james cooper with their race car at the thunderbowl speedway in valdosta, ga. We are looking for the history of racing in the county and nearby.433 882 1317 128 143 154 186 144 592 1335 623 608 605 292 1119 1296 305 838 491 159 1677 270 338 355 964 372 618 1176 53 1225 1483 374 1350 1256 1146 1187