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Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 05-18-2015, 08:02 PM
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Views: 3,476
Posted By Lee Hulse
Sprint Cars at Vacaville (HELP)

I know this is a long shot, but I have to try. I am looking for anything (Articles photo's etc) regarding The CRA sprint car show at Vaca Valley Speedway (Vacaville) from 1959. My dad won the race...
Forum: Stock Cars 05-18-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,597
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: Vintage Racing pics

Hey Scott
I joined this board not too long ago and have joined a couple since then. It is true the whole concept has been watered down. Like any good idea everybody has jumped on the bandwagon....
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 10-07-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,458
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: Don Branson, color photo

Don Branson was not only one of the great race drivers of that era, but one of the great guys in racing. I spent many an hour in the stands at Indy 61-66 during practice with Don's son ( who was...
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 10-07-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,237
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: Alex Foods Tamale Wagon

I remember the Morales's looking for someone who could keep that thing wound up. It had a "220" offy in the begining. In 1959 my dad wasn't sure about driving CRA or not and didn't activily pursue...
Forum: Chit Chat 10-07-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,141
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: Happy Birthday Chuck Hulse

Thank you Mitch. I sure will. He was 87 on friday and we went out to eat. He i still in excellent health. He drove when drivers were known for hard living and drinking. My dad drank Pepsi and played...
Forum: Race Tracks 09-20-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,494
Posted By Lee Hulse
IRP dirt track 1961

I had the good fortune to see what may have been the only dirt race at Indianapolis raceway park. It was 05/28/1961 2 day before the 500. My dad was fortunate to have Alex Morales tow the "tamale...
Forum: General Discussion about Racing History 09-20-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,806
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: A passing of a legend, A.J. Watson

Hey MItch
What a wonderful and talented man A J Watson was. So nice to see "good guys" get rewarded. His roadsters and dirt cars are some of the finest and finest looking cars in history.
His...
Forum: Race Tracks 09-20-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 118
Sticky: In Remembrance... The Ghosts of old race tracks
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Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: Ghosts of Race Tracks gone by.

Regarding Carrell Speedway, Mitch, I drive across it most everyday. I am on Artesia Blvd often and it crosses where the entrance to turn 1 and exit to turn 2 were. They built a draind (for the...
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 09-20-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 56,491
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: Sprint car legends

Christiea:
I th 60's your grandfather was sprint car racings "intimidator" like Dale Earnhart is to NASCAR. He was fierce. I always hated seeing him and my dad (Chuck Hulse) in the same race. ...
Forum: General Discussion about Racing History 09-20-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 62,876
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: Amazing vintage crash photos

Mitch
Indeed it was a wonderful childhood, with the possable exception of that da at NEW Bremen. I got to see every usac track Langhorne (dirt) included. NOt to mention that I was watching USAC...
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 09-20-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 56,491
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: Sprint car legends

Hey Mitch, the cars in the photos on this thread are unbelievable. Some amazing shots here
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 09-19-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 56,491
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: Sprint car legends

One more note about that crash at New Bremen. It was on the first lap of the feature. Jud Larson (in Foyts car) started on he pole. Wente subbing for Branson on the outside. Mario Andretti driving...
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 09-19-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 56,491
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: Sprint car legends

In regards to the photo of my dad (Chuck Hulse) flipping at New Breman, It was a "bad day at Black Rock". In hot laps, Bob Black flipped end for end down the back straight and over the turn 3 wall....
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 09-19-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,865
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: 1980's California Racing Association

Hey Mitch
I know you posted this a while back, but being A new guy, all these threads are new to me. I believe this is Steve Howard in the "Tamale Wagon". He took over after Rick Goudy retired. I...
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 09-16-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,136
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: November 1961 - USAC National Championship Cars

Wow! thanks Mitch. I must have seen that picture but for the life of me I don't remember it. In fact I dont think I have a picture of my dad in that car.
he had driven for Tassi Vatis the entire...
Forum: General Discussion about Racing History 09-16-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,889
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: The greatest collection of drivers in a race in history

I left out one of the gratest midget drivers of all time, Mel Kenyon!
Forum: General Discussion about Racing History 09-15-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 62,876
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: Amazing vintage crash photos

In regards to the Rutherford crash at Eldora:

Funny how things work out. May 3rd 1964 my dad (Chuck Hulse) had a terrible sprint car crash at New Bremen that kept him out of racing for 2 years,...
Forum: General Discussion about Racing History 09-14-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,889
Posted By Lee Hulse
The greatest collection of drivers in a race in history

The 1967 Indy 500 had to have the greatest collection of drivers ever assembled for race. Look at the drivers who didn't make the show first

Veteran indy and usac drivers, Jim Hurtibise, Bill...
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 09-13-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,136
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: November 1961 - USAC National Championship Cars

The phoenix mile at the fairgrounds was a "bad" track, with a history of trouble. I was there in 1961. My dad Chuck Hulse, was in that race driving the Zink spl # 52. He flipped in the same spot as...
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 09-12-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,545
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: Can you name these 1950's drivers

Yes , thats hurtibise in the # 3 Racing associates car. You can tell it was him by the fact that the driver doesn't appear to have a neck. he was subbing for the injured johnny Thompson who was...
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 09-09-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,285
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: Indy 500 1958

The 58 "500" what a mess. 2 drivers, neither known for having too many brains, Dick Rathman and Ed Elisian battled all month to see who was fastest. they started 1st and 2nd. The parade lap was so...
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 09-09-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 24,691
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: 1960's USAC dirt champ cars

The picture of Foyt in 1962 driving for hopkins. That is the year Bignotti and him just couldn't take any more of each other, so Foyt and Marshman switched car half way through the seaon
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 09-09-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 24,691
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: 1960's USAC dirt champ cars

Great picure of Marshman in the hopkins car. He used to drive the wheels off it. I remember he was driving so hard at langhorne in 1963, duelling with My dad (Chuck Hulse), Foyt and Hurtibise he...
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 09-09-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 24,691
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: 1960's USAC dirt champ cars

Great to see a picture of Hank Blum. Not a lot of people remember him. He was a very close freind of my family. He worked for Lockheed as an engineer, and built race cars as a hobby. He shared a...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 09-02-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Introduction... New guy
Views: 1,582
Posted By Lee Hulse
Re: New guy

Hey Mitch. thanks for the reply. Yea, I was a lucky kid. I got to travel the country each summer and watch my dad race. We used Indianapolis as a home base and every weekend we would take off for a...
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