Thursday, November 30, 2017

1959 Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

Better get back at 'er. Lolligagging (aka "researching").

The 1959 season in Nanaimo. Mid-Island Auto Racing Association (MIARA) at Grandview Bowl.

Meetings and rules and tenders and everything I could find leading into Opening Day.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Sunday funnies

I find these while I'm looking for something else.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Trans-Am at Kent, 1970

From the September 23, 1970 issue of Racing Wheels.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

northwest modifieds, 1977

Here's a box score for the northwest modified series. It features a few Canadian drivers in the top ten.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Pepsi Challenge, 1982, Grandview Bowl

Second visit to Grandview Bowl for the 1982 Pepsi Challenge series for super stocks. From the July 31, 1982 (two items) and August 3, 1982 Nanaimo Free Press.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Pepsi Challenge, 1982

From the Nanaimo Free Press, July 24 and 26, 1982.

Friday, November 17, 2017

photos from the USAC midget race, Kingdome, 1977

From the November 2, 1977 issue of Racing Wheels.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

results of the USAC midgets at Seattle's Kingdome

From the October 26, 1977 issue of Racing Wheels.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

USAC midgets at the Kingdome

Big race, big promotion. From the October 5, 1977 issue of Racing Wheels.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

1977 season ending awards banquet, VITRA

The 1977 Vancouver Island Track Racing Association banquet. Photos by Barrie Goodwin.

Monday, November 13, 2017

interview with an old-timer

Tony West, who raced at Victoria's Langford Speedway, interviewed in 1977 while he was working as an official for the Washington Midget Racing Association.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Ray Pottinger profile, July 11, 1974

A look at Nanaimo's Ray Pottinger from the July 11, 1974 Nanaimo Daily Free Press.

some art by Ed Deak

Rallyist, writer and artist Ed Deak. A nice sketch of the Syndicate Scuderia A/D of Jack Williams from the February 1967 issue of Road & Motorsport in BC.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

A BC Pioneer talks about his time with Lotus

Merv Therriault interviewed by Shane Davis.

Merv was inducted into the Greater Vancouver Motorsport Pioneers in 2008.

Friday, November 10, 2017

1966 season end race at Westwood

A wet race day. From the December 1966 Road & Motorsport in BC.