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Forum: The Mighty Midgets 04-21-2009, 11:07 PM
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Posted By Mitch G.
Re: Legendary drivers, in midgets.

The "Hut 100" for midgets on the 1/2 mile dirt at Terre Haute, IN. is a midget classic. In 1961 it rained hard, the track is a mess, mud a foot deep, and the drivers and crews want to go home. Foyt...
Forum: The Mighty Midgets 04-21-2009, 10:36 PM
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Posted By Mitch G.
Re: Legendary drivers, in midgets.

The legendary Parnelli Jones, in Marv Edwards Kurtis Kraft Offy midget, at Ascot Speedway, Gardena,CA. That's Mel Kenyon in the #61 just behind him. Parnelli also has 2 wins in the "Turkey Nite...
Forum: The Mighty Midgets 04-21-2009, 10:33 PM
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Posted By Mitch G.
Re: Legendary drivers, in midgets.

Foyt in Jack Londons Kurtis Offy, this is Ascot, CA early 1960's. Foyt won the "Turkey Nite Grand Prix" (100 lap midget race), at Ascot in 1960 and 61 in this car.
Forum: The Mighty Midgets 04-16-2009, 04:49 PM
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Posted By Mitch G.
Re: Legendary drivers, in midgets.

What more can you say about this cat! A.J. Foyt, also in a mid 1970's midget race in Australia, another beautiful Edmunds VW midget.
Forum: The Mighty Midgets 04-16-2009, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Mitch G.
Re: Legendary drivers, in midgets.

Check out "Lone Star JR", Johnny Rutherford, 3 time Indy 500 winner, and 1965 USAC National Sprint car champ. Here he is in a Edmunds VW midget, in the mid 1970's, ready for action in Australia!
Forum: The Mighty Midgets 04-16-2009, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Mitch G.
Re: Legendary drivers, in midgets.

http://www.autoracingmemories.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=9&pictureid=77

Multiple RMMRA champions battle it out at Lakeside Speedway in the mid 1970's
#95 is Steve Troxell 1966, and 1973 RMMRA...
Forum: The Mighty Midgets 04-16-2009, 04:09 PM
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Views: 15,401
Posted By Mitch G.
Legendary drivers, in midgets.

Here is possibly the greatest dirt track driver of all time, when he wanted to be, Eugene "Jud" Larson in Ashley Wrights wonderful Kurtis Kraft Offy midget. This is the "Hut Hundred", Terre Haute...
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