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).

Thursday, November 15, 2018

a long look back, Old Car Illustrated

Old Car Illustrated's series on open wheel racing:

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Northwest Rod, November 1962

A couple photos from Northwest Rod, November 1962.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Wrapping up the 1968 MIARA season winners

Another season comes to a close.

Monday, November 12, 2018

even more 1968 MIARA awards

Another set of award winners from the 1968 season.

Sunday, November 11, 2018


Some more decals.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

The Winners, "Cops and Rodders":

Friday, November 9, 2018

more 1968 MIARA awards

The local Nanaimo newspaper supported the efforts of various racers.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

1968 season ending awards, MIARA

The Mid-Island Auto Racing Association handed out awards.

Monday, November 5, 2018

September 1 and 3, 1968, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

CAMRA supermodifieds for the Tony Slogar Memorial on Saturday, stock cars on Sunday.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

smoke 'em if you got 'em Sunday

An old ad. (We will never recommend smoking as a solution to anything. Posted strictly for historical purpose.)

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Sunday, September 3, 1967, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

CAMRA race at Grandview Bowl. Tony Slogar Memorial race.

Saturday morning spooky sock hop

A few days late but howlin' wolves.

"Devil Driver's Theme", by The 'Vettes.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Saturday, August 17, 1968, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

Seems like a week is missing. Oh well. And, no results. Double oh well.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21, 1968, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

A two-day event. The main on the second day got rained out.

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

The Royal Fingers, "Voo Doo King":

Friday, October 26, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Saturday, July 6, 1968, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

Back to the regular Saturday night stock car show.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Joie Chitwood Thrill Show, Digney Speedway, 1951

Ad from the June 28, 1951 Vancouver Sun for the Joie Chitwood thrill show.

Sunday, June 30, 1968, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

The CAMRA cars come to town.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Saturday, June 22, 1968, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

Cars coming up from the south to vie for records and wins.