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Forum: Race Tracks 07-10-2012, 09:56 AM
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Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
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Posted By impala
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

For all the old Fizzers from the Springs, I have located my 69 Program from Pikes Peak Speedway and will soon post it in the community section to go with 1970 Program i posted a few years ago.
Forum: Race Tracks 05-14-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 102,175
Posted By impala
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Hopefully this will get a few more pictures posted, I remember alot of the cars but pictures sure help bring it all back, Different times but racing was so much more grass roots then. While cleaning...
Forum: Race Tracks 05-09-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 102,175
Posted By impala
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

I just wanted to give my orginal post a bump, Come on guys there has to be some pictures late 60's early 70's out there somewhere? Alot of these guys are still alive, don't they have Scrap Books?
Forum: The Drivers 03-08-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,284
Posted By impala
Re: 555 Triple Nickle Pikes Peak Speedway.........

Judging from the dates on the action pictures from Pikes Peak Speedway it looks like 72 was the last year of the Early model cars or did they run 2 different divisions. Keep those pictures coming!!!
Forum: Race Tracks 01-14-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 102,175
Posted By impala
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Wow i forgot about the holiday races and the extension to 50 and 100 laps for the Semi Main and the Main. I do remember that those guys could really tear up some sheet metal. Is there any way some of...
Forum: Race Tracks 11-06-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 102,175
Posted By impala
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Yes sir i have been to racetacks all over the country and that was the best racing that i can remember. I think the main reason was that you could race on a budget. There were cars that were built to...
Forum: Race Tracks 10-29-2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 102,175
Posted By impala
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

I sure wish that there were more pictures and history on the old track, there must be alot of old pictures and more history some were.
Forum: Race Tracks 10-17-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 102,175
Posted By impala
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Mike the pictures from the 1070 program are up in the community section. I can not get them to post here,
Sunshine Speedway! Wow small world. My son live in Largo and i know the track well. The...
Forum: Race Tracks 10-08-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 102,175
Posted By impala
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Mike, I looked for a picture of Ron Cogdills car as do remember it after you mentioned it but no luck. I can tell you he was track Champion in 65 and 68 and i don't believe he ran full time in 69 at...
Forum: Race Tracks 10-06-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 102,175
Posted By impala
Smile Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Hope to work with the wife tonight on posting some of the program pictures and info. I have been to many race tracks in the last 40 years but none that have the memories as that old track. As i was...
Forum: Race Tracks 10-06-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 102,175
Posted By impala
Smile Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Well as promised i found the program from Pikes Peak Speedway. It was my last vist before discharge from the Army in 1970 This was opening night first of May.Now if i can figure out how to get it...
Forum: Race Tracks 09-17-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 102,175
Posted By impala
Smile Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Thanks for the memories Mike, and hearing some names from that time also bought back some memories. I think Bill Clarke opened his own Auto Parts Store on the north End in Early 1970. I see make a...
Forum: Race Tracks 08-21-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 102,175
Posted By impala
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Teamfds, I remember the other track it was farther out on 24 and off to the left, Bigger track but wasn't used much,it was used for figure 8's mostily. A buddy of mine in the service and i ran a 56...
Forum: Race Tracks 08-20-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 102,175
Posted By impala
Re: Old Pikes Peak Speedway

The Track was located on 24 on the way Limon, real bull ring, used to pack the place on Sat Nights. They had a real tight set of rules that gave everyone a chance to compete. The old timers told us...
Forum: Race Tracks 08-19-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 102,175
Posted By impala
Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Anybody remember The old Pikes Peak Speedway ?? Spent my Army Years there 1968 -1970
Forum: Race Tracks 08-19-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 180
Reminiscing... Old Pikes Peak Speedway
Views: 102,175
Posted By impala
Old Pikes Peak Speedway

Just discovered your site as i was looking for a old race track from my army days. The old Pikes Peak Speedway in Colorado Springs, About 1/5 mile blacktop. A friend and my self were fixtures there...
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