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Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Robert G. Hunter to be honoured (0 replies - 1148 views)

Robert G. Hunter will be recognized for his contributions to northwest motorsport history at the 17th annual Greater Vancouver Motorsport Pioneers Society ceremony, Saturday, September ...   Sunday Sep 17th, 2017 08:21 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > I'll keep trying rickt.....lol. (1548 replies - 2706156 views)

Okay, passable as far as reading goes. The results. ...   Sunday Feb 5th, 2012 07:42 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > I'll keep trying rickt.....lol. (1548 replies - 2706156 views)

Great photos! Searched around and found the Spokane reports for the June, 1985 USAC race, won by Chuck Gurney. Not sure if it will be ...   Sunday Feb 5th, 2012 07:41 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Skagit Speedway videos from the early 1970s (22 replies - 6137 views)

Number 5, Dave Craver? ...   Saturday Jan 21st, 2012 01:10 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Skagit Speedway videos from the early 1970s (22 replies - 6137 views)

Number 93, Ross Fontes? ...   Saturday Jan 21st, 2012 01:09 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Skagit Speedway videos from the early 1970s (22 replies - 6137 views)

Number 83, Keith Jensen. ...   Saturday Jan 21st, 2012 01:08 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Skagit Speedway videos from the early 1970s (22 replies - 6137 views)

Been looking at various resources (mostly from this forum) to try to identify a few cars, especially those from the third video which features the ...   Saturday Jan 21st, 2012 01:07 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Old Stock Car Pictures (876 replies - 378433 views)

CurtK wrote: Looking at the names in that article I am guessing that this was an open wheel show.......I just don't remember those guiys running ...   Monday Jan 16th, 2012 04:00 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Old Stock Car Pictures (876 replies - 378433 views)

Came across this 1964 Eugene, OR, item. A Rusty Gott from Woodland, WA, won the Timber Cup. Same Rusty Gott as your Dad? How many ...   Monday Jan 16th, 2012 03:03 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > SunnyGrand Speedway Facebook page (1 reply - 2324 views)

I've found a few Sunny-Grand Speedway ads/results from the online Tri-City Herald online microfilm. ...   Wednesday Jan 11th, 2012 05:41 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Skagit Speedway videos from the early 1970s (22 replies - 6137 views)

These seem to have been up for a while but I only stumbled across them today: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJdDGUNDfUQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHf2uZTmHvc&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IOxeS4W0G0&feature=related ...   Wednesday Jan 11th, 2012 05:37 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > 1950s Northwest Auto Racing blog (3 replies - 3178 views)

Chuck, Hal, Oh the thought of that 3 hour drive makes me tired. But, someday, yeah I'll have to get back south. Have seen a few of ...   Thursday Jun 30th, 2011 07:05 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > 1950s Northwest Auto Racing blog (3 replies - 3178 views)

Here's something new I stumbled across. Some nice photos of hardtops and other racing, mostly from Aurora Speedway in the 1950s. http://northwestautoracing1950s.blogspot.com/ ...   Tuesday Jun 28th, 2011 06:05 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > I'll keep trying rickt.....lol. (1548 replies - 2706156 views)

Very neat videos. Noted that the number two qualifier was Marty White in the number 55 car. The announcer says in the A dash Marty ...   Saturday Nov 20th, 2010 09:00 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > CAMRA article in this weeks National Speed Sport News (5 replies - 2457 views)

Here's the link to the story: http://www.nationalspeedsportnews.com/racing-history/camra-played-key-role-in-open-wheel-racing-history/ ...   Friday Oct 1st, 2010 10:39 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > CAMRA winners (4 replies - 2904 views)

Yeah, I'm hoping Bob Hunter or Ed Williams have the information. Jim Thurman has a good library of Racing Wheels but CAMRA wasn't covered in ...   Wednesday Sep 8th, 2010 07:24 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > CAMRA winners (4 replies - 2904 views)

Here's one of those questions I don't have an answer to. From the records I have Bill Crow of Boise, ID, won the first CAMRA race ...   Wednesday Sep 8th, 2010 09:23 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > I'll keep trying rickt.....lol. (1548 replies - 2706156 views)

D Helgeson wrote: Here is an easyone for the CAMRA guysNorm Ellefson. Circa 1966 or 1967. Who were the owners? Brothers? ...   Monday Jun 7th, 2010 07:49 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > NASCAR Northwest Modified Sportsman (9 replies - 6158 views)

sprintmidget11 wrote: Bill Amick who I believe was in charge of NASCAR in the Northwest set the series up by contacting the different tracks or ...   Wednesday May 19th, 2010 09:57 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > NASCAR Northwest Modified Sportsman (9 replies - 6158 views)

Yeah, they seemed to include the later model cars. Here's a link to an online newspaper article from 1977: http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=nqQtAAAAIBAJ&sjid=zYkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=1112,8327334&dq=nascar+modifieds+tri-cities&hl=en ...   Friday May 14th, 2010 07:27 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > NASCAR Northwest Modified Sportsman (9 replies - 6158 views)

Thanks Bob. I've been in contact with Jason White (Marty's son) and this information concerning the 1976 championship came up. It was news to me. ...   Friday May 14th, 2010 06:20 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > NASCAR Northwest Modified Sportsman (9 replies - 6158 views)

Any information on this series? I first see information on it from 1977. Ran at various tracks including Langley and Wenatchee. I think Langley's Doug ...   Friday May 14th, 2010 09:31 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Will Golden Wheels Club bring out more former Skagit, Sky Valley and WRA drivers for us to enjoy?? (11 replies - 3539 views)

Not sure if this will work, or if it's good etiquette to cross reference from a different forum, but here goes nothing: some links to ...   Monday May 10th, 2010 09:59 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Will Golden Wheels Club bring out more former Skagit, Sky Valley and WRA drivers for us to enjoy?? (11 replies - 3539 views)

Got an email recently from Ralph Monhay that he was "going to play on May 7/8". I guess that means that he will be at ...   Saturday May 8th, 2010 07:31 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Northwest Tour Series in the 80's on Seattle Road Course thru City?? (31 replies - 14150 views)

robertghunter wrote: Brian: In my haste I indeed failed to mention Westwood (BC): My file indicates: Had two WGN events (73, 74) both won by Ray Elder, , ...   Tuesday Feb 2nd, 2010 08:19 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Northwest Tour Series in the 80's on Seattle Road Course thru City?? (31 replies - 14150 views)

Here's an August 17, 1968 Competition Press report on WELSCAR at Kent Raceways. Wish it would reproduce larger. ...   Monday Feb 1st, 2010 08:10 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Northwest Tour Series in the 80's on Seattle Road Course thru City?? (31 replies - 14150 views)

Hey Bob, Don't forget Westwood, Coquitlam, BC. They ran a few Winston West races and some Export A NASCAR races from 1973-75 (maybe earlier, I'd have ...   Monday Feb 1st, 2010 08:02 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > early 60's sprinters (4 replies - 3080 views)

While I doubt that the Ernie Koch rear-engined car ran dirt I'll probably be proven wrong. The promotional photo was for a race at the 5/8ths ...   Saturday Jan 23rd, 2010 01:42 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > early 60's sprinters (4 replies - 3080 views)

This is a terrible scan from microfilm. Ernie Koch and his rear-engined sprinter. Not sure if this was the car that Jim Roberts drove a ...   Friday Jan 22nd, 2010 08:21 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Vol 1, Northwest Racing Memories, Internet Edition (14 replies - 4679 views)

Thanks for the photos Bob. ...   Wednesday Jan 20th, 2010 08:51 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Older Skagit & Other Stuff (18 replies - 4935 views)

Hi George, we're up late as usual. This photo came from the Bellingham Herald webpage. It might still be up there. The caption reads: This photo, ...   Friday Oct 23rd, 2009 09:40 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Cliff Hucel's Masterman offset (15 replies - 5906 views)

Of course it ain't yellow. Found it on the web way back (like a couple years ago). ...   Monday Jan 12th, 2009 02:00 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > Cliff Hucel's Masterman offset (15 replies - 5906 views)

Is this it? ...   Monday Jan 12th, 2009 01:59 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > I'll keep trying rickt.....lol. (1548 replies - 2706156 views)

Should also add that Dennis Goldstraw is in very poor health these days. Has been for awhile. Very sad. ...   Thursday Jan 1st, 2009 10:21 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > I'll keep trying rickt.....lol. (1548 replies - 2706156 views)

sprintmidget11 wroteHere is another 1970 r/e from Langley, B. C. This one had a unique power plant. Some called it an AMC, others a Rambler, but ...   Thursday Jan 1st, 2009 10:18 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > forums (1 reply - 2854 views)

Let's see if this works. "Just An Old Guy" posted this list earlier in the year. Some links might be dead. http://www.goldenwheelsfraternity.com/ http://www.westcoastvintageracers.com/ http://mvrcp.return.to/ http://autohobbies.com/pacificnw.htm http://www.geocities.com/brooklandsspeedway/ http://www.kolumbus.fi/leif.snellman/hcw0.htm http://www.raresportsfilms.com/index.html http://www.racingarchives.org/ http://www.emmr.org/ http://www.motorsport.com/photos/ http://www.motorsport.com/ http://www.brooklands.org.uk/ http://www.vintagecelebration.com/photographs.htm http://www.canadianracer.com/ http://www.oldracingcars.com/bydriver/watn.asp http://www.coloradoracingmemories.com/ http://www.turn4.info/ http://www.antiqueautoracing.com/ http://www.srv.net/~kc7esb/index.html http://www.vukovichaccident.com/ http://www.coloradoracingmemories.com/crm_arner_wayne/crmarnerwayne.htm http://www.mshf.com/ http://www.teamdan.com/archive/book/book.html http://www.milleroffy.com/Photo%20&%20Sound%20Gallery.htm#Sounds http://www.dirt-trackin.com/gallery/alconsoli.html http://www.racingfromthepast.com/ http://www.angelfire.com/in4/jimmydaywalt/ http://www.iowalink.com/users/lball/index.htm http://www.streetrodder.org/ http://www.vintagespeedway.homestead.com/ http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/racinghistory/ http://www.indy500.com/cardesign/templates.php http://www.terracespeedway.ca/photos/vintage1967_1989/index.htm http://www.streetrodder.org/ http://www.thevintageracer.com/ http://www.matchingnumbersusa.com/ http://alblixtracinghistory.typepad.com/ http://www.historicracing.com/index.cfm http://www.kylelarsonracing.com/photos.htm http://www.historylink.org/essays/output.cfm?file_id=5639 http://dapatchy.com/oldies/wm0oxa.html http://www.nwvs.org/ http://www.museumofamericanspeed.com/ http://www.jaylenosgarage.com/ http://www.museumofamericanspeed.com/Website/WorkPages/EngineAllThumbs.shtml http://www.langleyspeedway.ca/ http://nwvs.org/index.shtml http://www.ultimatecarpage.com/ http://www.westernracing.com/ http://photoshow.comcast.net/watch/MN4fR2ZN http://winfield.50megs.com/Kerbs_Team.htm http://winfield.50megs.com/ http://www.vintagespeedway.com/ http://home.townisp.com/~alsancle/ http://www.teamwatsononline.com/ http://www.crasherama.dk/newcrashes/possiblyindy500.jpg http://www.the-fastlane.co.uk/ http://www.fageolsupersonic.com/virtual/fageolsupersonic/Default.aspx http://arizonaracinghistory.com/ http://www.speedwaysnapshots.com/ http://www.jacksracephotos.com/ http://pacificnwracinghistory.com/ http://www.racingfromthepast.com/ http://www.theracechasers.com/Oswego1969page1.html http://www.3widespicturevault.com/ http://www.davehillsracingimages.com/ http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/EarlyValiantLancerNA/ http://www.rodsandwheels.com/ http://www.racepaper.com/ http://members.tripod.com/otra_1/ http://www.angelfire.com/ct3/victoryspeedway/ http://www.nordicgroup.us/oil.htm#How%20Sludge%20Forms http://winfield.50megs.com/Seago/Floyd_Seago.htm http://www.vintagecelebration.com/ http://www.vintagecelebration.com/ http://www.firstsuperspeedway.com/index.html http://thompsonmotorsales.com/jerry.html http://www.btc-bci.com/~billben/flathead.htm http://www.firstsuperspeedway.com/ http://www.amwmag.com/M/Maserati_World/maserati_world.html http://www.tamsoldracecarsite.net/QP0096RoadstersBrooklandsCars.html http://www.forgottentracks.com/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/racer5c/ http://www.crucean.com/index.html I'll add mine: http://www.befastpast.blogspot.com and call ...   Thursday Nov 6th, 2008 05:01 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > I'll keep trying rickt.....lol. (1548 replies - 2706156 views)

Another from the same source and same photographer. ...   Wednesday Nov 5th, 2008 08:11 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > I'll keep trying rickt.....lol. (1548 replies - 2706156 views)

Found this and a few other shots on jimmie's old time racing forum. Photo by Robert G. Hunter. ...   Wednesday Nov 5th, 2008 08:09 PM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > George Robertson (5 replies - 3660 views)

http://www.lmtribune.com/story/obituaries/26622/ Very sad news. George Robertson came up to Canada quite frequently. He travelled north to Edmonton, Alberta for all the major races up there from ...   Sunday Nov 2nd, 2008 01:44 AM

Nostalgia, Golden Wheels & 60's, 70's and 80's Racing > early spring openers (0 replies - 1331 views)

Some talk on the Evergreen racetalk forum about bad weather, poor scheduling, etc., of late March openers. http://nwracechat.com/forum50/8827.html And the weather did suck (and blow and snow ...   Wednesday Apr 2nd, 2008 11:20 AM


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