Sunday, December 31, 2017

green flag


(Scroll down to find new entries.... Or click on the labels on the left.) I've dated this for the end of 2008 (now I've moved it up to the end of 2017!). Go here to find out what it is I'm trying to accomplish. My "mission statement". And remember to click on the thumbnails. They get bigger and readable (even for my eyesight).

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

even more karts at Kamloops, 1961

Two final clippings from the Kamloops karts, 1961.



Tuesday, May 23, 2017

more karting news from Kamloops, 1961

The full opening day report for the karts at Kamloops.


Monday, May 22, 2017

karts at Kamloops, 1961

The new sport of kart racing came (kame?) to Kamloops in 1961. Phil Gaglardi was there to open the track.



Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sunday funnies

I hope I haven't done these before:



Saturday, May 20, 2017

Saturday morning sock hop

Charlie Gracie, "Rockin and Rollin Cadillac":


Friday, May 19, 2017

more from Harwin Speedway, 1961

The season winds down with less information. But it looked to be a good season.



Thursday, May 18, 2017

even more Harwin Speedway 1961

A pretty successful looking season for the Kamloops track (is it Har-Win or Harwin?).



Wednesday, May 17, 2017

more from Harwin Speedway, 1961

West coast driver Art "Peg Leg" Farrell did well up at Harwin. He had his start at Digney Speedway and went on to race at Haney.




Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Harwin Speedway, Kamloops, 1961

A few years ago I posted an ad for Harwin Speedway's opening in 1961. Here's a few clippings from that first season.



Monday, May 15, 2017

Canada 200, Western Speedway, 1978

Results for the Canada 200, Western Speedway, 1978. Roy Smith wins.



Sunday, May 14, 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Saturday morning sock hop

The Four Jokers, "Transfusion" (a cover of Nervous Norvus' song):


Friday, May 12, 2017

1978 Canada 200 at Western Speedway

Another big race at Western Speedway for the 1978 season. This one the Canada 200.



Thursday, May 11, 2017

more Old Timers, 1978

Results of the "Old Timers" race at Western Speedway.



Wednesday, May 10, 2017

old timers at Western Speedway, 1978

Some promo work for an "Old Timers" race at Western Speedway.




Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Western Speedway, IDC, 1978

The IDC returns to Western Speedway.



Monday, May 8, 2017

sports cars, Victoria, 1978

Some familiar names in the sports car results from Western Speedway.


Sunday, May 7, 2017

Sunday funnies

Two oddball ones from 20 years apart:



Saturday, May 6, 2017

Saturday morning sock hop

"I Wish I Was a Car", Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy:


Friday, May 5, 2017

results of the 1978 Strawberry Cup, Western Speedway

The results of the Strawberry Cup race at Western Speedway for 1978.



Thursday, May 4, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

more 1978, Western Speedway

The July 20, 1978 IDC race at Western Speedway.





Tuesday, May 2, 2017

more 1978, Western Speedway

The July 18, 1978 IDC race at Western Speedway.




Monday, May 1, 2017

Western Speedway, 1978

Some clippings from Victoria, BC's Western Speedway, 1978. Tacoma's Ron Eaton winning at Langley Speedway.



Sunday, April 30, 2017

Sunday funnies

A source of my Saturday morning sock hop stuff, great art work by Robt. Williams:



Saturday, April 29, 2017

Saturday morning sock hop

Bill Haley and his Saddlemen, "Rocket 88":


Friday, April 28, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Yakima, 1931

Race report for a September race out at Yakima.


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Seattle, 1931

Second day of a two-day meet in September at Seattle's Civic Stadium, Saturday, September 7, 1931.