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Old 05-25-2009, 08:02 AM   #1
jimbabcockjab@yahoo.com
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Cool street racing in 1054

drag racing the 5 of us gordon's 39 ply darwin's 49 chev mike.s 41 hudson jack's 48 chev & mine a 39 chev we were all denver post paper boys &on sun morn we met at rockybuilt hamburger open 24 hrs in the 3300 block of south bdwy next to the still standing Gothic theater. after 4am breakfast we would line up across bdwy and at the sound of a horn we would race up broadway with our glass packs roaring all the way to engle wood high school at close to 60mph that damn old hudson wiyh 250 pound mike would be the winner 2out of3 times. the cops never did catch us. after the race we go to the paper shack behind perry thomas's house his dad was going to get a 37 ford v8 and beat us all but he never did my paper route paid 50 $'s a month. gas was 18 cents a gallon , & i paid 35$ for my 39 chev & got 2 spare tires too. I got mairied in 58 3 sons and I started racing at englewood speedway in 61 with a 40 chev 4 dr, i came in 3rd in the slow b heat race once and was the first car with coil ft springs to place in a race A couple yrs later I won a chicken delight 40 piece dinner for the most spectacular wreck of the season [not a scrach] with my 35 chev 5 window cpe. more to follow !

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