Monday, December 31, 2018

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).

Friday, July 13, 2018

1964 Daffodil Cup, day two results

From the September 10, 1964 Victoria Daily Colonist.


Thursday, July 12, 2018

1964 Daffodil Cup, day one results

From the September 6, 1964 Victoria Daily Colonist.



Wednesday, July 11, 2018

1964 Daffodil Cup

Some ads and promo stuff from the Victoria Daily Colonist.




Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Monday, July 9, 2018

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Some pictures from last Sunday

The GVMPS was at Shipbuilder's Square for Canada Day.




Saturday, July 7, 2018

Saturday morning hootenanny

Paul O'Shea, "Castor Oil Cantata":


Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Friday, August 11, 1961, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

A mention of Edmonton's Gold Cup (with Billy Foster finishing third) and the regular Friday night results from Grandview Bowl.




Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018

Friday, July 28, 1961, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

Point standings leading up to the Friday night race and the Friday, July 28, 1961 results.




Sunday, July 1, 2018

Sunday funnies

Big Daddy Ed Roth's Rat Fink.



Saturday, June 30, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

The Vandals, "I Saw Her in a Mustang":


Friday, June 29, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Saturday, July 15, 1961, Western Speedway, Victoria

Seems like the Grandview Bowl race for Friday was either rained out or there was no report in the paper. The next day, south in Victoria has this report.


Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Sunday decals

Some decals found online.




Saturday, June 23, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

The Rip Chords (again), "Three-Window Coupe":


Friday, June 22, 2018

Saturday, July 1, 1961, Western Speedway, Victoria

Seem to be missing a few races here. The next race report found is for Saturday, July 1, 1961 at Western Speedway.


Thursday, June 21, 2018

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Sunday trophy

A 1955 Digney Speedway trophy. The championship day B main win went to Jim Marchant. (Thanks to his daughter Diana for the donation to the Greater Vancouver Motorsport Pioneers Society.)



Saturday, June 16, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

The Rip Chords, "Hot Rod USA":


Sunday, June 10, 2018

Sunday funnies

Some Big Daddy Roth decals.



Saturday, June 9, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

"Hot Rod High", by The Knights.


Friday, June 8, 2018

Westwood, Canadian Motorcycling

From the July 1967 issue of Canadian Motorcycling.



Thursday, June 7, 2018

Billy Foster profile

From the August 1966 issue of Canada Track & Traffic.


Wednesday, June 6, 2018