Monday, December 31, 2018

Happy New Year

Some magazine covers covering some old new years.

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

Donnie and Diane, "Hot Rod Weekend":

Friday, December 28, 2018

another random photograph

Another from Langley Speedway. George Cook's super stock getting the checkered flag.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

more random photos

From the Bjorn Illingby collection posted at the Langley Speedway Historical Society facebook page.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018


From the late Al Prendergast's collection. A Langley Speedway reunion.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Merry Christmas!

Have a safe and happy Christmas.

Monday, December 24, 2018

1985 Deming Speedway champ, Reg Vaillant

Ad from the October 30, 1985 Richmond Review.

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Sunday funnies

Posting this the morning before the night before the night before Xmas. So....

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

Hank Snow, "Reindeer Boogie":

Friday, December 21, 2018

drag boats, Richmond, 1969

A photo essay of the 1969 appearance of drag boats at Richmond's Deas Slough from the July 2, 1969 Richmond Review.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

1967 Richmond drag racer Ron Miller

Story and photo from the March 15 and 22, 1967 Richmond Review newspaper about Ron Miller's "Street Kleaner".

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

hydros out by Annacis Island, 1963

Again from the Surrey Leader, hydroplanes racing on the Fraser River.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Haney Speedway, 1963

Some stuff from the 1963 Surrey Leader about Haney Speedway.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

IDC, Langley Speedway, August 12, 1971

Here's the Racing Wheels report for the August 12, 1971 IDC open wheel race at Langley Speedway.

old comic books

Hopefully I'm not repeating myself too often.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

Hank Snow, "Ninety Miles An Hour":

Friday, December 14, 2018

more Royal City Sports Car Club

An annual event was the Braille Rally. Navigators were from the Jericho School for the Blind. Item from the April 21, 1969 Vancouver Sun.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

more Royal City Sports Car Club

The RCSCC held an autocross out in a gravel pit, near where I lived. Clippings from the November 25 and 27, 1967 Vancouver Sun.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Royal City Sports Car Club, New Westminster, BC

The RCSCC has been around for a while. Here's a clipping from the November 26, 1959 Vancouver Sun.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

drag racing, Edmonton, 1975

Another big event at Edmonton. This time June 28 to July 1, 1975. From the June 30 and July 2, 1975 Edmonton Journal.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Edmonton drags, 1973

Ad and results for a September 9, 1973 drag race at Edmonton International Speedway. From the September 8 and 10, 1973 Edmonton Journal.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Sunday funnies

Some stuff from Competition Press by the great Dennis Ellefson.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

Gary Usher, "My Little Surfin' Woodie":

Friday, December 7, 2018

1965 Mosport GP

From the October 23, 1965 issue of Competition Press.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

1965 Rose Cup, Portland

John Hall won the big race. And some other B.C. guys were in the mix.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

1965 endurance race, Westwood

From the November 20, 1965 issue of Competition Press.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

August 4-5, 1976, CAMRA, Westwind, Edmonton

Another 1976 CAMRA race at Edmonton. Results are sketchy.

Monday, December 3, 2018