Friday, May 31, 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

2019 Knox Mountain hill climb

Larry Sandham always seems to make it to the Knox Mountain Hill Climb.



Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Mark McFadyen, stock cars

Found this in a local paper. Coquitlam Now, September 20, 1997.



Monday, May 27, 2019

Edmonton, 1961

Eldon Rasmussen grabs another checkered flag. From the June 15, 1961 Edmonton Journal.



Sunday, May 26, 2019

Sunday funnies

The Johnny Comet story continues:



Saturday, May 25, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

Woody Ball, "Robin Hood and his '56 Ford":


Friday, May 24, 2019

Edmonton, 1961

Some crashing and banging, a picture from the June 13, 1961 Edmonton Journal.


Thursday, May 23, 2019

Edmonton Speedway, 1961

From the June 8, 1961 Edmonton Journal.


Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

another win for Eldon Rasmussen, 1961

From the May 23, 1961 Edmonton Journal.


Monday, May 20, 2019

1961, Eldon Rasmussen does well

From the May 18, 1961 Edmonton Journal.


Sunday, May 19, 2019

Sunday funnies

The beginning of the Johnny Comet comics, 1952.



Saturday, May 18, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

I see the old link is dead, so this is the new link:

Gene Vincent, "Pink Thunderbird":


Friday, May 17, 2019

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Edmonton, 1961, Norm Ellefson

From the April 21, 1961 Edmonton Journal.


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

1981 Old Time Racing Association

From the June 10, 1981 issue of Racing Wheels.


Tuesday, May 14, 2019

1981, Western Grand National, Laguna Seca

Roy Smith wins. From the July 8, 1981 issue of Racing Wheels.




Monday, May 13, 2019

Skagit Speedway, 1984

Some photos from Racing Wheels issue July 11, 1984.



Sunday, May 12, 2019

Johnny Comet

Found some Johnny Comet comic strips from 1952. The whole series as far as I can tell.
Yee-haw!! So, as an introduction, here 'tis.




Saturday, May 11, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

Shutdown Douglas, "Night Rod":


Friday, May 10, 2019

the Hank and Jerry show, part two

Finishing the April 1977 story on Jerry Ruth and Hank Johnson from Super Stock and Drag Illustrated.







Thursday, May 9, 2019

the Hank and Jerry show

From the April 1977 issue of Super Stock and Drag Illustrated. Part one.






Wednesday, May 8, 2019

1967 race report: Langley and Arlington

Whatever happens and however it fits. From the July 18, 1967 Vancouver Sun.


Tuesday, May 7, 2019

motocross at Mission

Big photo and report on motocross at Mission. From the April 9, 1973 Vancouver Province.


Monday, May 6, 2019

Stan Burnett,1970

Photo from the October 3, 1970 issue of Competition Press.


Sunday, May 5, 2019

Sunday art

Not sure the story on this. Water colour sprint car.


Saturday, May 4, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

Jimmy Carroll, "Big Green Car":


Friday, May 3, 2019

power boats, 1958

Story on a Chilliwack racer doing well on Vancouver Island. From the July 9, 1958 Chilliwack Progress.


Thursday, May 2, 2019

Power boats at Cultus Lake, 1932

Nice ad for some power boats racing. From the May 26, 1932 Chilliwack Progress.


Wednesday, May 1, 2019