Saturday, March 31, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

Irwin Prescott, "Model T":


Friday, March 30, 2018

Thursday, March 29, 2018

even more Tony Carruthers

Tony even got some slot car racing into the newspaper.


Wednesday, March 28, 2018

some more Tony Carruthers

Story from 1971 on Tony Carruthers.



Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tony Carruthers from Nanaimo

Tony made quite a name for himself in Nanaimo, and elsewhere.



Monday, March 26, 2018

Saturday, August 27, 1960, Western Speedway, Victoria

The southern part of the Island had better weather.


Sunday, March 25, 2018

Sunday funnies

A kart toon from CARtoons, December 1971.



Saturday, March 24, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

The Fantastic Baggys, "Hot Rod USA":


Friday, March 23, 2018

Friday, August 26, 1960, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

A rain out at the mid-Island track. No info if the re-scheduled race on Sunday got into the books.



Thursday, March 22, 2018

Saturday, August 20, 1960, Western Speedway, Victoria

Nanaimo's Ray Pottinger wins at Victoria's Western Speedway.


Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Friday, August 19, 1960, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

Another Friday night in Nanaimo at the Grandview Bowl.




Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Friday, August 12, 1960, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

I get ahead, then I fall behind. Time keeps on slippin', slippin', into the future.

And here I am, stuck in the past.




Sunday, March 18, 2018

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

The Gants, "Road Runner":


Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, August 5, 1960, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

Some "Vancouver" (Haney Speedway) cars visit.




Thursday, March 15, 2018

Saturday, July 30, 1960, Western Speedway, Victoria

The 1960 season carries on with a regular Saturday night race at Victoria's Western Speedway.


Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

Friday, July 22, 1960, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

Some news about drivers and the Friday night race at Grandview Bowl.



Sunday, March 11, 2018

some Sunday CAMRA ads

From Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo, BC, for Sunday, May19, 1968. It was rained out.


Saturday, March 10, 2018

Saturday morning sock hop

Bill Sherrell, "Cadillac Baby":


Friday, March 9, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Saturday, July 9, 1960, Western Speedway, Victoria

And another trip to Western Speedway in Victoria.


Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Friday, July 8, 1960, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

Another Friday night at Nanaimo's Grandview Bowl:



Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Doug Heath takes on Langley Speedway again

1978 NASCAR NW Modified Sportsman points champ Doug Heath takes a few simulated laps at the old Langley Speedway.


Saturday, March 3, 2018

Saturday evening sock hop

More like a hootenanny: "The Automobile" by The Brothers-In-Law:


Thursday, March 1, 2018

Saturday, June 25, 1960, Western Speedway, Victoria

Closing out the month of June at Western Speedway.