Friday, July 31, 2015

Kent Raceway, 1988 season points

With only one class running the points are just part of the race report.

From the September 14, 1988 Chilliwack Progress.



Thursday, July 30, 2015

Kent Raceways, 1989 champions

Information for the 1989 season at Kent Raceways.

From the September 13, 1989 Chilliwack Progress.


Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Kent Raceways, 1990 champions

Season champions for the 1990 season at Kent Raceways.

From the October 3, 1990 Chilliwack Progress.


Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Kent Raceways, 1991 champs

Doing further research. Results at Kent Raceway for the 1991 season.

From the November 6, 1991 Chilliwack Progress.


Monday, July 27, 2015

Kent Raceways award winners, 1995

Award winners from the 1995 Kent Raceways season. From the November 10, 1995 Chilliwack Progress.



Sunday, July 26, 2015

Sunday funnies

More Alley Oop.



Saturday, July 25, 2015

Saturday morning sock hop

"Big Green Car" by Jimmy Carroll.


Friday, July 24, 2015

Kent Raceways award winners, 1994

1994 award winners at Kent Raceways.

From the November 11, 1994 Chilliwack Progress.


Thursday, July 23, 2015

Kent Raceways points champions, 1993

Haven't found trophy winners but here are the points champions for the 1993 season.

From the September 22, 1993 Chilliwack Progress.


Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Kent Raceways award winners, 1992

It was mentioned to me that there were some missing champion results, etc., from Kent Raceways (now Agassiz Speedway). I've been chasing down stuff from the Chilliwack Progress so I'll try to fill holes where I can.

These are from the October 30, 1992 Chilliwack Progress.




Tuesday, July 21, 2015

a column by Victoria's Jack Smith

This is interesting. In 1953 Victoria's Jack Smith (posthumously inducted into the Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame and the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame) wrote a weekly automotive column for the Victoria Daily Times. This is the first one.


Monday, July 20, 2015

Monday, September 8, 1953, Shearing Speedway

And a good ending to the weekend for Mike Newton at Shearing Speedway.



Sunday, July 19, 2015

Sunday funnies

More Alley Oop.



Friday, July 17, 2015

Saturday, September 5, 1953, Shearing Speedway

A good start to the weekend for Mike Newton.


Thursday, July 16, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 1953, Shearing Speedway

Only have this one result from the Cowichan weekly newspaper copied for the Saturday, August 29, 1953 race at Shearing Speedway.


Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Saturday, August 22, 1953, Shearing Speedway

Only copied one result for the Saturday, August 22, 1953 race at Shearing Speedway.


Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Saturday, August 15, 1953, Shearing Speedway

Results for the Saturday, August 15, 1953 race at Shearing Speedway.



Monday, July 13, 2015

Points heading in Saturday, August 15, 1953, Shearing Speedway

Points before the Saturday, August 15, 1953 race at Shearing Speedway.




Sunday, July 12, 2015

Sunday funnies

More Alley Oop.



Saturday, July 11, 2015

Saturday morning sock hop

"I Wish I Was A Car" by Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy. Apparently written by David Seville (originator of Alvin and the Chipmunks).


Friday, July 10, 2015

Saturday, August 8, 1953, Shearing Speedway

Results from the Saturday, August 8, 1953 race at Shearing Speedway.



Thursday, July 9, 2015

a couple photos from Shearing Speedway, 1953

Photos from the two Victoria newspapers leading up to the Saturday, August 8, 1953 race.



Monday, July 6, 2015

research somewhat far afield

Down at Hollywood Bowl in Salem, OR. Hot rod races (track roadsters) from 1954.



Sunday, July 5, 2015

Sunday funnies

More Alley Oop.



Saturday, July 4, 2015

Saturday morning sock hop

Bruce (Johnston) and Terry (Melcher), "I Love You (Model T)". An ode to a car. What else?


Friday, July 3, 2015

a celebration of Edsol Sneva, Sr.'s racing

I didn't make the race out at Stateline, ID, but this card was given out to those who attended. Nice gesture.


Thursday, July 2, 2015

Sunday, September 13, 1964, Grandview Bowl

And just to wrap up the season at Grandview Bowl (and because I scanned the microfilm printout clippings) the last race of the season (from what I could tell), the Jalopy championship race. Familiar names.



Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Sunday, September 6, 1964, Grandview Bowl

CAMRA race: Tony Slogar Memorial Race. Slogar had lost his life earlier in the year at a Eugene, OR, CAMRA race.