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Forum: ARM News 04-22-2011, 10:28 AM
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Views: 9,747
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: Auto Racing Memories 2nd Anniversary!!

Thanks everyone for either operating, posting pictures or just sharing old stories.
Forum: Chit Chat 02-05-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 25,793
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: Pikes Peak Speedway - "The Action Track"

WOW! These are great Bill. They bring back some great memories of watching some of these drivers with my Dad and my Grandpa. Thanks for sharing them with us.
Forum: Chit Chat 02-02-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 25,793
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: Pikes Peak Speedway - "The Action Track"

83X,THANKS for sharing your old photos. I started going to Pikes Peak Speedway in the early 70's, they were still running only pre-1960's cars. I do remember the exhausts run up out of the hoods and...
Forum: The Drivers 03-21-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,181
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: 555 Triple Nickle Pikes Peak Speedway.........

hey azray,

I am thinking of trying the 1973 Camaro. I found numbers that I can use and think I foun a color that is pretty close.

I see the drivers side front fender is Ramada Exxon. Can you...
Forum: The Drivers 03-10-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,181
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: 555 Triple Nickle Pikes Peak Speedway.........

I thought it was Lynn Cowen, you can just see a portion of the car in one of the
"555" pics.
Forum: The Drivers 03-09-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,181
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: 555 Triple Nickle Pikes Peak Speedway.........

Thanks Mike, Carl was my favorite driver at PPS, his cars were always very sharp and he was always in the top portion of the field. I would really like to do a replica of the white 57? Chevy he ran....
Forum: The Drivers 03-09-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,181
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: 555 Triple Nickle Pikes Peak Speedway.........

That would be so cool if you could find some photos, of any of those old days. I kick myself for not saving some from old CRM for reference.

I am looking at those photos from 1973, I think I could...
Forum: The Drivers 03-07-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,181
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: 555 Triple Nickle Pikes Peak Speedway.........

Great stuff azray. It is cool to see the pictures. I, for one, hope you have more from PPS. Any of Carl Foster or Larry Martin would be great. I am trying to build some more replicas and need some...
Forum: The Drivers 03-05-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 32,420
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: Ronnie McDowell

I am starting to build scale replicas of some of the cars/drivers I used to see at Pikes Peak Speedway and Beacon Hill.

Here is one of Ronnie's cars. I remember he drove predominantly yellow...
Forum: The Drivers 02-20-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,181
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: 555 Triple Nickle Pikes Peak Speedway.........

I certainly remeber the "Triple Nickel" a clean looking car if I recall.
Forum: Race Tracks 02-20-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 121,614
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Thanks Mike and Danny. I have a 55 Chevy model ready to go and now I know who to do. I appreciate your help.
Forum: Race Tracks 02-17-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 121,614
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Thanks Mike, I think I will do Larry's 55 Chevy. How about the Mahlon Saunders car do you recall color, #, sponsors and type of car? I could try to replicate that one for you.
Forum: Race Tracks 02-17-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 121,614
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Hey PPS fans.......I am currently building some replicas of some of the old cars. I am working on Ronnie McDowells "white" 69 Camaro. Found one photo in here.

I was wondering if any of you...
Forum: Race Tracks 02-16-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 121,614
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Fellow Pikes Peak Speedway fans....just got some old issues of Stock Car Racing magazine. The July 1975 issue has a nice little article on the track and the Pikes Peak Stock Car Racing Association of...
Forum: Chit Chat 02-16-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,488
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: Slim's Model Cars-Modifieds, Jalopies, & Supers

Great work slim, I have seen your work in the other forums. Thanks for sharing. I like to build as well. It helps to see what can be done on the small scale. Keep the photos coming
Forum: Race Tracks 01-10-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 121,614
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

That's awesome Mike. I hope to see some of your photos soon.

I remember Pat Adragna getting up on the wall in turn 2. It was like he was high centered. I remember on holiday weekends they would...
Forum: Race Tracks 01-10-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 121,614
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Unfortunately Mike no photos. That's how I found ARM. I am currently building some replica cars (1/25 scale) and was looking for pictures of old cars. Had found tons of pics at the old Colorado...
Forum: Race Tracks 01-09-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 121,614
Posted By highboy-xlt
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Here are a few I remember from the time period:

Mike Adragna
Pat Adragna
Larry Martin - #14 (56 Chevy then a 69 Camaro)
Ted Foltz - #27
Dick Hiekes - #711
Rudy Gish - #99 (69/70 Chevelle or...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 01-09-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,186
Posted By highboy-xlt
New Member from Colorado

Hello everyone, I grew up in Colorado Springs, CO and remember my dad taking me to Pikes Peak Speedway for the first time in the summer of 1970 or 71. When I first went they only raced cars of 1959...
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