Sunday, November 30, 2014

some Hot Rod Cartoons covers

Hopefully I haven't used these before. They show up on phasebook occasionally.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Saturday morning sock hop

The Astronauts (from Denver), Devil Driver.

Friday, November 28, 2014

more from Mission, 1969

More Richard Schroeder and his wheelstanding AMX.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

more from Mission, 1969 drag racing

The big NHRA Division 6 points and record meet, July 12 and 13.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

more 1969 Mission Raceway action

The wheelstander Richard Schroeder brought his AMX funny car to the track.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

another 1969 drag race at Mission

From the June 1969 issue of Motorsport in BC. The May 4th and 18th race reports.

Monday, November 24, 2014

1969 Mission season

First race was rained out. But cars and spectators showed up anyway. From the May 1969 issue of Motorsport in BC.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Saturday, November 22, 2014

video of WRA pictures

While growing up in certain eras would be great, seeing it all would have been near impossible. This modern age is bringing stuff back.

A video of many Washington Racing Association photos set to music.

Friday, November 21, 2014

a look at the WRA series from 1973 to 1975

From the 1976 WRA Yearbook. I believe the previous full yearbook was in 1972. I saw a copy. Wish I'd taken a few photos of it.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

from the WRA 1976 yearbook, IDC results

The International Drivers Challenge, from 1976 and earlier.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Sunday comics

A couple well known comic characters in, and around, vehicles.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

drag racing, Pacific Raceways, 1963

Don't think this 1963 footage from Pacific Raceways has been put up yet.

Friday, November 14, 2014

some 31 year old photos from Skagit

Been scanning some Racing Wheels, focusing on the northwest. A feature was always the photos.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Larry Tipke, Spokane

The name came up yesterday on phasebook. A big part of the Spokane racing scene for many years. Article and photo from 1976. Obituary from 2002.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Sunday Sunday Sunday

The Mongoose and The Snake, sponsored by Hot Wheels.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

midget car racing at Con Jones Park, 1940

Jack "the little man with the big cigar" Spalding, Mickey McDowell and others at east Vancouver's Con Jones Park, circa 1940.

Friday, November 7, 2014

1940 Con Jones Park

In anticipation of tomorrow's video of midget auto racing at Con Jones Park here is some coverage from the 1940 season.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

season recap, 1968 Mission

A look back on the 1968 drag racing season at Mission and a look forward to 1969. From the December 1968 issue of Motorsport in B.C.