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Forum: General Discussion about Racing History 05-11-2012, 12:15 PM
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Views: 2,347
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: old pic

Hey Buddy...I did a lengthy reply, but it never showed up....I can tell you I raced a lot during the sixties agains Butch Farrell at Ascot, both in the modified Fig 8 and on the dirt 1/4 mile inside...
Forum: Sprint Cars & Champ Cars 04-19-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 27,073
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: Roaring Roadsters of the 1940's

Jerry, don't know HOW I missed this thread for so long, but this is the very best of the best, amazing stuff. Love the way most of even the oldest roadsters had actaul grilles or noses. The...
Forum: Modifieds 04-18-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,815
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Old Colo Modified needs ID

Will probably goof this up trying, but will attempt to show pics of old modified I found in Villa Rica CO about 10-12 years ago...bought it with spares and trailer, have it in GA where they will not...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 04-13-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,713
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: Bama before the Alabama Gang

Hey Olen, I seem to have trouble getting anything done on this site, but want to say thanks for all your great posts, and esp enjoyed your Sayre info...that is one very rough and tumble place to...
Forum: Race Tracks 11-24-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,427
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: Shelly Park Speedway Idaho Springs, Co.

Here are the remaining pages. Whew...hard work. http://autoracingmemories.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=418&pictureid=4905&thumb=1...
Forum: Race Tracks 11-24-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,427
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: Shelly Park Speedway Idaho Springs, Co.

Hope this works....1st five pics of the Shelly Park 1959 program.. Ron P.

http://autoracingmemories.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=418&pictureid=4898&thumb=1...
Forum: Race Tracks 11-10-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,427
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: Shelly Park Speedway Idaho Springs, Co.

Have not posted for so long I may goof this up, but will try. There was a sentence in VORM years ago that said the Englewood modifieds ran a race in Idaho Springs.....so I followed up and by luck...
Forum: Race Tracks 06-10-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,366
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: Cejay Stadium-Wichita,Kansas

Hey Jerry, I agree this Wichita stuff is the best! Note: I have info on the Idaho Springs track, a VERY interesting place with 100% communitiy support back in the day. I have copies of programs...
Forum: General Discussion about Racing History 06-06-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,800
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: Largest Crash in NASCAR History?

Wow....the only compare I know of is Langhorne Modifieds 1950....and not positive it was NASCAR, but I think so. This is a scene I had not seen! Thanks for the view!
Forum: General Discussion about Racing History 06-06-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,537
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: Unknown Vintage Racing Pics (Do You Know?)

#10 is Jack Austin, Gardena 1956. They actually drove this car to the pits after the flip.
Forum: General Discussion about Racing History 06-06-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,537
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: Unknown Vintage Racing Pics (Do You Know?)

Appears my quick reply skills don't work....The #75 is not actually hitting the billboard, he is flipping down the back straight, came down and got hit hard by traffic. Driver is Howard Joslin, #79...
Forum: General Discussion about Racing History 06-06-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,537
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: Unknown Vintage Racing Pics (Do You Know?)

I have tried to post a "quick reply: IF it fails, let me know, these are all identified....and some pretty famous people are in these photos!
Forum: General Discussion about Racing History 06-03-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,537
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: Unknown Vintage Racing Pics (Do You Know?)

Ooops, two out of three best I can do. The sliders #53 & 18 photo is at Gardena, 1956, Bob Hogle ( the sprint car star) in #53 and Bill Hanson#18.
The hi-rider flip is Paul Lopiccolo #56, also at...
Forum: General Discussion about Racing History 06-03-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,537
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: Unknown Vintage Racing Pics (Do You Know?)

Those first three photos are absolutley Southern Calif, 1955 approx., I think Gardena Staduim. Give me two hours, we know these guys.
Forum: Race Tracks 05-31-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,970
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: Devils Motor Club

What a very complete and interesting "article". Wow, I have done a couple of items for magazines, but you, sir, REALLY have the program! Thanks from an old timer who got to relive his...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 05-31-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Introduction... Introduction
Views: 1,592
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Introduction

I was so excited to FIND this site, cannot remember doing an intro, so sorry if it's a duplicate. I grew up in Durango, CO, so my favorite track is Junction Creek Speedway, aka AAA Speedway in...
Forum: Race Tracks 05-26-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,933
Posted By Ron Plumlee
Re: Ascot Speedway - '60's Figure 8 action

What a great find for me today, a newcomer to this site. I am in some of the Ascot Figure Eight videos...we were truly insane in the sixties, could run ANY engine we wanted in the modified coupe...
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