Tuesday, December 31, 2019

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).

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

1952 crash, Digney Speedway

I believe this is Frank McCabe. He got some air and took out the Coke sign. Circa 1952.

Monday, April 22, 2019

1970 CAMRA at Edmonton

From the August 8 and 9, 1970 Edmonton Journal.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

1970 CAMRA ad from Calgary

Great ad from the August 22, 1970 Calgary Herald.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

Junior Brown and the Beach Boys, "409":

Friday, April 19, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

some more Calgary sprint cars

From the August 5, 2006 Calgary Herald.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Calgary sprint cars

From the August 6, 2006 Calgary Herald.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Sunday funnies

A couple comic book covers.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

We lost Dick Dale a short while ago. RIP.

Friday, April 12, 2019

more from the 1967 Columbian Autosport section

Doug's Automotive (owned by Doug Morgan) and driver Don Lamont.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

2019 Tradex

Will be at this one manning the GVMPS booth.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

some old Columbian newspaper clippings

From the June 23, 1967 Autosport section.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

1971 Seattle Custom Car Show

With the local Classic and Custom Car Show at the Tradex nearing here is an old report on a custom car show in Seattle.

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Sunday funnies

Some 1958 cartoons.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

Mike Pedicin, "Hey Pop, Give me the Keys to the Car":

Friday, April 5, 2019

Billy Foster biography

There is a Billy Foster biography that has been recently published. Written by Bob Kehoe, it can be found at Amazon.ca and and elsewhere online.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Alan Green, Car Craft 1965

Story on the Alan Green car out of Seattle from 1965.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Western Speedway, August 21,1976

Been jumping all over the internet lately seeing what's available. A lot as it turns out, so I need a strategy to get all this info captured.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

1924 Hastings Park race

I've done some of this before, but now I have some better copies of the June 14, 1924 automobile race at Hastings Park.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Salt Lake City, 1958

Ad and race results for August 30 and September 1, 1958 at the Salt Lake City Fairgrounds.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Sunday funnies

From an old Cartoons magazine.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

Conny and the Bellhops, "Shot Rod":

Friday, March 29, 2019

1968 Westwood

Interesting names. Ric Moore racing back in 1968. From the July 20 and 22, 1968 Vancouver Province.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

announcing False Creek speedway

It took a few years for the track to get up and running, but here is a 1953 story on False Creek Speedway from the September 29, 1953 Vancouver Province.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

1953 motorsport show

I believe I've posted stuff on this from the Vancouver Sun. This is from the Province.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

1953 BC Custom Car Association

Feature article on hot rods and custom cars from the January 3, 1953 Vancouver Province.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019