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, September 21, 2018

Aerial photo of Langley Speedway

From the collection of Roy and Rudy Blumenhagen.


Thursday, September 20, 2018

Westwood posters

Some stuff I've accumulated. Thanks to Tom Johnston.



Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Edmonton, 1973

Action photo from the Westwind opener, 1973.


Monday, September 17, 2018

1973 CAMRA clippings from Edmonton

Ad and story from Edmonton for the CAMRA race.



Sunday, September 16, 2018

Sunday toys

From Matchbox.



Saturday, September 15, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

McCartney making the news these days.

The Beatles, "Drive My Car":


Friday, September 14, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1972 drag racing ad

From some scrapbooks brought to a recent "racers lunch". I took pictures.


Wednesday, September 12, 2018

some Vee photos

Al Ores photos taken from the recent Vancouver Sun story on him.



Tuesday, September 11, 2018

race report for the 1979 Trans-Am and Formula Atlantic races

Again, from the June 4, 1979 issue of the Vancouver Express.


Monday, September 10, 2018

Vancouver Express, 1979

The Vancouver Express was a newspaper put out when the other two papers were out on strike, or locked out. The is the front page of the June 4, 1979 issue; a spinning Porsche from the TransAm race.




Sunday, September 9, 2018

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Sunday toys

Some small scale stuff.




Friday, September 7, 2018

some sports car photos

G.B. Sterne and Al Allison from the September/October issue of Pacific Motorsport.





Thursday, September 6, 2018

Story on Charly Godecke and Bert Laakman

From the September/October issue of Pacific Motorsport, a Chemainus, BC publication.\








Wednesday, September 5, 2018

more Westwood slides

Photos labelled the Player's Pacific Pro race.



Tuesday, September 4, 2018

some Westwood slides

Again, from the Tom Johnston collection. Too bad the shot of John Hall is cropped. Not sure about the other photo.



Monday, September 3, 2018

even more Westwood negatives

Two Porsches at the hairpin. The 82 is John Hall's number but might be Karin Hall at the wheel. The other a group of formula cars at the hairpin.



Sunday, September 2, 2018

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

The De Fenders, "Deuces Wild":


Friday, August 31, 2018

more Westwood pictures from negatives

Turning negatives into positives (arf, arf, arf). More of Westwood. The first photo looks to be John Randall in a Lotus 7 inside of the Corvette Stingray of Laurie Craig. The other photo is a classic shot of a string of cars entering the hairpin.



Thursday, August 30, 2018

Westwood photos from negatives

Been scanning stuff from a bunch of things given/loaned to me by Tom Johnston.

Here are a couple from 35 mm negatives. The number 101 is Bob McLean. Not sure about the other cars. Photographer unknown.



Tuesday, August 28, 2018

some vintage sports cars

From the recent BC Historic Motor Races at Mission Raceway.



Monday, August 27, 2018