Opening day at agassiz speedway chilliwack progress. Late model stock car races at hutchinson, kansas on. Gvmps inductees greater vancouver motorsport pioneers society. We have information, driver profiles, race results, photos, history, statistics, and interactive features such as polls and a message board. Following californias royal purple 300, koch sat just 28 points out of the top 10 driver standingsbut he was forced to race with a blank car after losing his primary sponsor because of a controversy over his christianity. The cars driven by brothers tom and steve lutkie tangled in the southwest turn early in the race with steve lutkie being unable to continue on.
Holberts car was also involved in this incident but it slid across the finish line backward before crashing into the wall. Vintage racing club of bc the spirit of westwood lives on. Simmons sustained success on the racetrack made him a shooin for the national dirt late model hall of fame when it was established in 2001. Yes, well, i used to be a professional stock car driver. A driver and owner of vintage cars he has supported motor sports in colorado in many ways including. Little did i know that about ten years later i would be announcing at salem, writing race coverage for al lightner, the statesman sports editor and would be writing coverage. These boards were made up of four drivers and four car owners. The only thing that i remember about that race was that len sutton was driving a 1956 ford and being from st.
He ran late models at lakeside speedway and englewood speedway from 1962 to 1967 and ran his car at cns from 1966 until 1988. Other portland drivers include the brothers george and bill amick. George lost his life in a champ car race at daytona. Wed be driving to winchester and id be the only one in the car happy. Also ran a mclaren in 1967 winning at westwood bc and portland and elsewhere. State priest to say mass as kurt busch does indianapolis 500. Billionaire lawrence stroll is closing in on taking a stake in underfire luxury. Indycar drivers who died racing indianapolis motor speedway. Whitey alger wasina snyder walt ross 02 wally baker 5 bob philips track action track action track action. John andretti fights cancer and his message is on full.
Bob gregg, bullet bob the barefoot boy racin thru the. Jan 11, 2012 larry garbe 2 larry mcbride 5 larry sproule 1 latta 5 laurie craig 8 lee davies 1 legion ascot speedway 3 les anderson 1 les diack 1 lethbridge 1 lewiston 2 lilac cup 3 limited super stocks 16 lloyd ruby 2 lloyd saunders 2 lmora 2 lost racetracks 1 louie sherman 2 louis disbrow 1 lshs 1 madison park 2. I thought that youd enjoy larry wallaces meticulous records of his 1967 dirt track seasonmany driver s tell a tale, but larry actually wrote down his race results after every race just in case the irs came calling click here to read the record of larry s season. Mann defied a longstanding racing taboo by painting his hudson green. Larry crewed for drag racing legend don prudhomme for six years, and when don announced that he was going to retire as a driver at the end of the 1994 season, he also announced that larry would be his new driver. It includes drivers who were killed immediately, as well as those who were not killed immediately but succumbed to their injuries some time later. Apr 19, 2012 indeed, nascar driver blake koch is being persecuted for his faith. I always remember larry sproule s purple b modified from 1967 sponsored by hiway garage with the screaming 261 pontiac inline 6 that sounded like a huge pack of angry hornets an awesome sound.
Nascar driver loses sponsor over christian faith charisma news. He pitted for hall of fame member larry dechant and bought his first race car from hall of famer wayne stallsworth. Larry dickson racing career profile driver database. May 23, 2014 state priest to say mass as kurt busch does indianapolis 500, n. This is the shocking moment a veteran race car driver was killed in a horror crash after his vehicle span 180 degrees and careered into a wall.
I always remember larry sproules purple b modified from 1967 sponsored by hiway garage with the screaming 261 pontiac inline 6 that sounded like a huge pack of angry hornets an awesome sound. Get the latest race results, news, videos, pictures, win record and more for larry dickson on. Mar 27, 2017 this is the shocking moment a veteran race car driver was killed in a horror crash after his vehicle span 180 degrees and careered into a wall. Fonty flock waves to the crowd as he thunders under the checkered flag to win the southern 500. Nov 08, 2015 larry miller, sprint car driver of the 60s 70s has 807 members. Join facebook to connect with larry sproule and others you may know. Bob gregg, out of camas, wa, passed away nearly 6 years ago, after racing for six decades and being named driver of the century by the golden wheels racing fraternity. Larry cannon april, 1937 november 6, 1995, was an american racecar driver born in danville, illinois, cannon also died there in 1995, after suffering an embolism. With the passing of astone, andretti is the only living member of this latest class of. Speedrome, a 73yearold facility featuring figure8 racing, has seen a. Foyt, darrell waltrip, lloyd ruby, johnny rutherford, bobby allison and tony stewart among the legendary drivers racing.
First off two races featuring northwest drivers like jack ross, gus duray, george lott as. Larry moore doesnt stand still for long speed sport. In 1966 frank decided it was time to call it quits. Larry garbe 2 larry mcbride 5 larry sproule 1 latta 5 laurie craig 8 lee davies 1 legion ascot speedway 3 les anderson 1 les diack 1 lethbridge 1 lewiston 2 lilac cup 3 limited super stocks 16 lloyd ruby 2 lloyd saunders 2 lmora 2 lost racetracks 1 louie sherman 2 louis disbrow 1 lshs 1 madison park 2. He was inducted in the national midget auto racing hall of fame in 1993. David steele was competing in an openwheel sprint ca. Lawrence simon larry gelbart, television writer and producer 2251928 9112009. In 1964, larry thomas and yarborough split the ride for most of the season, with h. By the 1952 nascar grand national season, nascar had taken its unique brand of automobile racing to the doorstep of the manufacturers home base, and virtually every make of american car was represented in the starting grid. He was s elected to the national midget auto racing hall of fame in 2018, along with mario andretti, bryan clauson, kenny irwin jr.
My records from the newspapers of the day have john mcpherson winning the a main and vern church the b main. After the race id say something like sorry buck, i didnt mean to cut you off on the lapped car and hed say thats all right. Eldora speedways world 100 and dream, the dirt track world championship, lucas oil late model knoxville nationals and all the major races are covered along with the major tours, including the world of. In 1972, he was named the first nascar winston cup rookie of the year, running 23 races and posting seven topten finishes. The cars of kizzar and steenson tangled causing steenson to spin out. Larry dickson stats, race results, wins, news, record. Larry miller, sprint car driver of the 60s 70s public group. Touring car championship grandam series american le mans series x1r pro cup series nascar southeast series nascar midwest series nascar southwest series nascar northwest series asa national tour fia formula two series whelen southern modified tour. Agassiz speedways 2011 racing season opened last weekend with.
This is a category for racing drivers who were killed while driving a racing car, either in competition or during testing. Larry dixon racing 3x nhra top fuel world champion. Nobody covers columbus, indiana and the surrounding areas like the republic. In 1985 the nsca sprint car series became the regional arm of the world of outlaws. Old race car photos west capital raceway alumni assn. Nov 6, 1949 rex mays was running in 2nd at the del mar horse track in california. Drivers with last names starting with s racingreference. Mar 05, 20 nsca promoted sprint car races and later late model races throughout the midwest from 1978 thru 1984. My first race in oregon was as a fan at the late models races at hollywood bowl salem speedway in 1956. Aug 14, 2012 after the race id say something like sorry buck, i didnt mean to cut you off on the lapped car and hed say thats all right. Jan 17, 2012 at that particular race ernie koch won the feature with frankie mcgowan second, both oregon drivers.
Postrace we would gather at a pizza place run by a friend of burtons. Washington states gordy stewart taking the checkered just ahead of langley speedway regulars barry chamberlain and larry sproule, at a camra race july 1969. Larry sproule was also the open comp champ at langley in 1982. Larry grayson smith june 2, 1942 august 12, 1973, born in lenoir, north carolina, united states, was a nascar driver. Larry miller, sprint car driver of the 60s 70s has 807 members. He would go on to run three more races that year, acquiring one topten finish. Larry sproule led early, but hemrich and roy jones made their moves on lap 10. One of the concepts of the nsca was to have an eight member board of directors for each division.
Larry miller, sprint car driver of the 60s 70s public. National midget auto racing hall of fame driver tommy. State priest to say mass as kurt busch does indianapolis 500, n. The 1999 marlboro 500 presented by toyota was held on october 31, 1999, at auto club. Get nhra driver greg andersons career highlights, bio, stats and latest news. Geely, which controls swedens volvo, britains lotus cars and holds a. He started racing midgets back in 1940 and won numerous titles in the oregon and washington midget racing associations. He drove in the usac and cart championship car series, racing in the 19701971 and 19731981 seasons, with 44 combined career starts, including the indianapolis 500 in 1974, 1976, and 1980. Larry smith, born in lenoir, north carolina, was a former nascar driver. Indeed, nascar driver blake koch is being persecuted for his faith. Late model stock car races at hutchinson, kansas on september. Mike sargent is the california state supermodified champ as well as san jose speedway champ.
Larry rice was the 1977 usac silver crown champion scanned from racing cars vol 1, no. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the. Best known for his days driving karl kinsers yellow no. Bailey, larry frank, and tiny lund each driving one race for beam. Usac champ car series indianapolis 500 results iroc langers juice s2 series a1 grand prix n. Vrcbc member larry sandham took his wellknown mini vauxhall down to the.
I thought that youd enjoy larry wallaces meticulous records of his 1967 dirt track seasonmany drivers tell a tale, but larry actually wrote down his race results after every race just in case the irs came calling click here to read the record of larrys season. The last i heard larry burton was living in carson city. Bob lazier, the 1981 cart rookie of the year and father of 1996 indianapolis 500 winner buddy lazier, died saturday. Nsca promoted sprint car races and later late model races throughout the midwest from 1978 thru 1984. Greg moore was the only driver that did not make a qualifying run, thus starting at the rear of the field. Driving it at speed is a dizzying ascension not for the faint of heart, with long. It was more than 30 years ago the first time i watched larry moore race. Rex, who adamantly refused to wear a seat belt, had been thrown out onto. For a kid who grew up idolizing the man they called the snake, the opportunity to drive his car was a dream come true. My father worked burtons rose classic 150 latemodel stock car race every spring at allamerican speedway. Yarborough left beams team after one race, and jt putney was hired to drive the car. He tweeted saturday night that christopher was a legend. Our last edition 2006 includes oval racers like larry sproule, ralph monhay and mel keen, all of whom ran the camra circuit in the 1960s and 70s.
Larry cannon racing career profile driver database. Nipple took advantage of a midrace restart to grab the point on lap 16 and held that spot until the checkered flag. On the th lap, mays wolfe special caught a rut and flipped, throwing him from the car. The event even includes the opportunity to drive your racing car down the. This marked the final champ car race for the two time champion al unser jr. Larry rice 24 march 1946 20 may 2009 was an american racing driver in the usac and cart championship car series. At that particular race ernie koch won the feature with frankie mcgowan second, both oregon drivers. State priest to say mass as kurt busch does indianapolis. He subsequently opened larry frank s auto body shop in greenville, south carolina, 2 operating it with his wife margaret. He won, but i was just a knownothing kid and had never heard of him.1259 354 1595 1601 107 1521 1123 1061 1049 441 801 664 610 858 29 84 1251 487 1512 690 931 1133 406 1136 1075 369 1298 1422 1332 166 176 866 995 1290 1257 855 1068 437 463 1385