Sunday, August 31, 2014

a game/toy found online

Looks somewhat interesting:

Saturday, August 30, 2014

video from Arlington, WA, mid-1960s

Very interesting video of drag racing at Arlington Airport from the mid-1960s.

I see Jack Williams' Syndicate Scuderia leaving the line at about 2:45.

Friday, August 29, 2014

a couple photos from 1974, Westwood

From the 7 hour endurance race at Westwood, 1974.

The number 44 is the Charly Godecke/Bert Laakman Porsche.

And the number 33 is the Bill Hunter/Robert Barg Cortina.

Godecke and Laakman won the race.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

more photos from the vintage sports car races at Mission

A very interesting vehicle. The V.A.Y. Special, a Canada Class racer.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

some more photos from the BCHMR at Mission

Alan McCall's formula ford.

Dennis Repel's "Heavy Chevy".

Monday, August 25, 2014

BC Historic Motor Races, Mission, 2014

Took some photos the weekend of August 15-17.

One of the Johnston Atlantics.

A couple Vees waiting to be unloaded.

Mike Adams, Regina, with a Chinook open wheeler.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

some pieces of artwork by George Bell

Three vehicles that Jack Williams had a hand (or two) in. Cort Elliott's show car, the Syndicate Scuderia dragster and Willys gasser. Art work done by the late George Bell.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Saturday morning sockhop

Don't think I've played this one before. Larry Faulk, "I'm In Hot Rod Heaven In My Old 37".

Friday, August 22, 2014

some more Jack Williams clippings

Marysville (WA) Globe September 13, 1962.

Vancouver Province May 25, 1966.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

some Jack Williams clippings

With Jack Williams' recent passing I've been looking at some old stuff. Will do a couple days worth in his memory. RIP Jack.

Burnaby Examiner July 21, 1966

Vancouver Sun July 9, 1963.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

More Mission results, 1966

From the November 1966 issue of Road and Motorsport in BC.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Rich Carlson photos from 1966

From the October 1966 issue of Road and Motorsport in BC. Rich Carlson photographer.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Jack Williams, RIP

Sad to learn that BC drag racer Jack Williams has passed away. He put in close to 75 years into the motorsport community here.

Mission, 1966

Some more results from Mission Raceways in 1966.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Sunday cartoons

A couple cartoons that I hope I haven't used before.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Saturday morning sock hop

Billy Land, "Four Wheels".

Friday, August 15, 2014

results from Walla Walla, WA, 1907

Here's the report on the 1907 race at Walla Walla, WA.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

1907 races

Way back I looked at a couple races at The Willows (Victoria) and Hastings Park (Vancouver) that happened in 1907. The same group travelled around the northwest.

Here's a race date from Walla Walla, WA.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Lynden, WA, 1920

A couple ads from the Lynden Tribune in 1920. One for a race, one for a "Ford Bug" that you could probably have raced if not there, somewhere.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

a couple more from Agassiz Speedway, August 9, 2014

It's good to let the punters down onto the track pre-race. A little meet and greet.

Murray Jones of the Langley Speedway Historical Society.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Last Saturday at Agassiz Speedway, August 9, 2014

Some photos from the racing at Agassiz Speedway from August 9, 2014.

Al Tourond in the no. 2

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Sunday funny

A Gasoline Alley from 1961.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Saturday morning sock hop

"Hot Rod Boogie", Howard W. Brady.

Friday, August 8, 2014

A couple dates from the summer of 1966, Mission

Two race dates from Mission. And some photos. As with previous entries they are from Road and Motorsport in BC.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Not sure, Mission 1966

Not sure on where these results are from: Mission or Arlington. Or the date. Will need to pull out a few more sources to confirm. But here is something to look at in the meantime: