Thursday, August 31, 2017

Mission Raceway, 1966/68

Some footage from Mission back in the mid-1960s.


Wednesday, August 30, 2017

1966 class winners for the SCCBC

The Sports Car Club of BC held their awards banquet at the Gai Paree. From the November 17, 1966 Burnaby Examiner:



Tuesday, August 29, 2017

final 1966 Westwood race

Final races, including the 6 hour endurance race, for the 1966 season at Westwood. From the October 27, 1966 Burnaby Examiner:



Monday, August 28, 2017

more 1966 Westwood

The Texaco Trophy races at Westwood. From the September 22, 1966 Burnaby Examiner:



Sunday, August 27, 2017

race car plans, part two

The next six pages.







racing car plans, part one

Here's a set of plans for a race car from a 1954 publication. Let me know if you get it built. This is the first six pages. The next six in a separate post.







Saturday, August 26, 2017

Saturday morning sock hop

Carson Robison, "Sunday Drivers":


Friday, August 25, 2017

1965 Spokane sports cars

Some Vancouver drivers did well. G.B. Sterne and Dave Ogilvy.



1966 Ioco hill climb

Laurie Craig is overall winner for the 1966 Ioco hill climb. From the August 25, 1966 Burnaby Examiner:



Thursday, August 24, 2017

more 1966 stuff

John Randall getting the headlines from the July 28, 1966 Burnaby Examiner:


Wednesday, August 23, 2017

more Laurie Craig from 1966

From the June 9, 1966 Burnaby Examiner:


Tuesday, August 22, 2017

more Laurie Craig from 1966

From the May 19, 1966 Burnaby Examiner:


Monday, August 21, 2017

some 1966 Laurie Craig stuff

From the May 5, 1966 Burnaby Examiner and motorsport reporter Lee Kelly.


Saturday, August 19, 2017

Saturday morning sock hop

Dick Dale and the Del-Tones, "Wild Wild Mustang":


Friday, August 18, 2017

Langley, June 20, 1970

Some photos of a super stock and foreign stock race at Langley Speedway from the July 1, 1970 issue of Racing Wheels.


Thursday, August 17, 2017

trackside wedding, 1970

A wedding staged at Spanaway Speedway.


Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Dick Bown, Superbird

A little bit of info on Dick Bown from the July 1, 1970 issue of Racing Wheels.



Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Modified Racing Association of Oregon, 1970

Ads, points and photos about the Modified Racing Association of Oregon (MRAO) from the July 1, 1970 issue of Racing Wheels.




Monday, August 14, 2017

Tom Sneva, 1970

A race report from Tri-Cities Raceway from the July 1, 1970 issue of Racing Wheels.



Sunday, August 13, 2017

Ram Race Car ads from 1970

These are cool. And they are from the July 15, 1970 issue of Racing Wheels. Jerry Day's Ram Race Car Fabrication and Equipment.



Saturday, August 12, 2017

Saturday morning sock hop

The Astronauts, "Devil Driver":


Tuesday, August 8, 2017

story on Dave Wildman

Here's a story on Dave Wildman, from the February 25, 1998 Coquitlam Now. (From the Terry Rea collection.)


Monday, August 7, 2017

1968 drags in Edmonton

Again, I hope I'm not repeating myself. Edmonton drag racing from 1968. From the August 24, 1968 issue of Racing Wheels.


Sunday, August 6, 2017

Sunday funnie

From the January 7, 1970 issue of Racing Wheels. Land on the moon only to find....


Saturday, August 5, 2017

Saturday morning sock hop

The Stampeders, "With You I Got Wheels":


Friday, August 4, 2017

clippings from 1968

Hopefully I haven't already posted these.




Thursday, August 3, 2017

Norm Ellefson's 1969 season

From the February 18, 1970 issue of Racing Wheels.



Wednesday, August 2, 2017

1970 ad for a Bob Gregg driven super modified

From the March 11, 1970 issue of Racing Wheels.


Tuesday, August 1, 2017

1970 Tipke ad

From the January 7, 1970 issue of Racing Wheels.