Wednesday, July 31, 2019

1962, sports cars

Looks to be an autocross event.


Tuesday, July 30, 2019

drag racing, gymkhana, 1962

More stuff from the Nanaimo Free Press, 1962.




Monday, July 29, 2019

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Sunday funnies

Continuing with Johnny Comet.





Saturday, July 27, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

W. Gimmicks, "Let's Go Racing":


Friday, July 26, 2019

drag racing, 1962, Cobble Hill

Ad and results for some drag racing.



Thursday, July 25, 2019

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

some Nanaimo area sports car events

Rallies, talk of a track, stuff like that.






Monday, July 22, 2019

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Sunday funnies

More Johnny Comet:



Saturday, July 20, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

Charlie Calhoun, "Why the Car Won't Go":


Friday, July 19, 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Sunday, September 9, 1962, Haney Speedway, Haney

A couple Nanaimo guys head over to the mainland and Haney Speedway.


Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Saturday, September 8, 1962, Western Speedway, Victoria

Championship races down at Victoria's Western Speedway.


Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Sunday funnies

More from Johnny Comet.



Saturday, July 13, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

Walt Benton and the Snappers, "Big Wheel":


Friday, July 12, 2019

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Saturday, August 18, 1962, Western Speedway, Victoria

The Nanaimo boys doing well south at Western Speedway.


Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Saturday, August 11, 1962, Western Speedway, Victoria

Some missing dates for both Grandview Bowl and Western Speedway.


Monday, July 8, 2019

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Sunday funnies

Johnny Comet continues:



Saturday, July 6, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

The Trashmen, "Stick Shift":


Friday, July 5, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Friday, June 29, 1962, Grandview Bowl, Nanaimo

A thrill show mid-week and then the regular Friday night racing.




Monday, July 1, 2019

injury report, Fred Bull, 1962

After a bad crash at Western Speedway Fred Bull decides to stop racing.