Saturday, February 26, 2011

Friday, February 25, 2011

always good stuff from Norm Ellefson

He was, and is, a good interview. Also a good writer. A clipping from 1973.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

1970 Calgary

Drag racing and supermodifieds.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

more drag racing info

I was going to put these things up a few weeks back. Got sidetracked.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

some drag racing

Interesting racing guys making the circuit in the 1970s.

Monday, February 21, 2011

keeping tracks alive

Big issue in the late 1970s through the 1980s. Here's just one of many stories of what was being attempted to keep Lower Mainland tracks running.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

some more NASCAR from 1975...

A Regina NASCAR race report.

Friday, February 18, 2011

with NASCAR in the news...

Some 1975 clippings of the NASCAR series that ran throughout the west.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Rip Kirby, International Incident, part eight

Better keep going with this. We're almost back to racing.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Living in the past

Some internet archive research.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Rip Kirby, International Incident, part seven

Carrying on with Rip, or is that ripping on with Rip?

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Saturday morning video

Sprint cars from the Dick Wallen collection of videos.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Edmonton drag racing, 1972

Some more stuff from the internet archives. This time drag racing from Edmonton.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Calgary, 1956, part two

George LeMay, an inductee of the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame, won the big race ending the 1956 season at Springbank Speedway.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Calgary, 1956, part one

As my scanner issue isn't resolved I'll just continue with the Google newspaper archive finds.