We ran fourth in their 50 lap championship race, running against their large motors and wings. I know Ron and Casey, but haven’t met you. When I got out of the Army, the driver of the car that I had pitted for, Ernie Boynton, had recently died of a heart attack while racing. If you revved one of those Offys in the pits, the steering wheel of the car would vibrate three-quarters of an inch. Send a private message to Quick Time.
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He ran both the Chevy and Ford engine in that car, naturally I preffered the Ford. Page 1 of 2. He promoted the South Phoenix Jaycees Destruction Derbies at Manzanita for many years in the late fifties and early sixties. I had come from midgets rqcecar sprints, not hard tops. Since I now lived in Kansas, Jack B.
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You would hit the corners so hard the car would bycycle, lap after lap, no one was even close that was a dirt driving clinic. I was now really hooked! We had a few good nights at 81 Speedway that year. Hey Randy, your suppose to clear the car before you do the slide job LOL. Cody ended up winning the championship, I was second, and Moss was third. Please log in to reply. New Members Post Here First! Vintage Midgets, Sprints and Roadsters will be on display while others run exhibition races on the one third mile track.
Today Buzz Rose lives in Glendale, AZ, writing and publishing some of the finest books in motorsports today. And Dad got a kick out of when Jerry would get ribbed about the time his rig mcclungg, supposedly, parked in a ‘Holiday Inn’ where he stayed one night, and his midget carried a ‘Ramada Inn’ sponsorship and the trailer carried a ‘Follow me to the Raacecar Inn’ sticker. And, when you went down the straightaway, you could hear that beautiful roar from right inside the car.
Great to have you on board Shu. I was racecaar to flipping and flopping all over the place. I pitted on various cars until I was drafted into the Army in We ran fourth in their 50 lap championship race, running against their large motors and wings.
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I then started driving another super, with an injected Pontiac, there in Amarillo. When Buzz saw it, he freaked out. We started racing in early March and kept going until mfclung end of October.
He had a total of 35 wins in the Phoenix area plus numerous others in Colorado.
We were making more laps on longer tracks and becoming more comfortable as the weeks went by. If you revved one of those Offys in the pits, the steering wheel of the car would vibrate three-quarters of an inch. I was banged up, concussion and all that. The time now is I have been searching for memories and friends and acquaintances for the past few years.
Several functions may not work. Send a private message to Mitch G. Coastal carries all of his titles, including: Sign In Create Account. Billy Shuman in his Ford powered sprinter at Sacramento inthis car is restored and run at vintage events by Mr.
We finished sixth in points, winning quite a few heat races, trophy dashes, and one feature. He served as the Arizona Representative for the California Racing Association and was part owner of a sprint car.