This s Midget racer is said to have been built by series legend Johnny Pawl. It looks great and is said to be in excellent condition after a recent restoration, and runs a Ford Falcon straight six with an incredible looking injection setup, quick change rear, and four wheel Halibrand discs. The color matched trailer it comes with even wears Hoosiers—cool.
Monday, July 31, Click to enlarge these photos of the Harley TQ. Click to enlarge these photos of the Indian TQ.
N ot many have driven a race car better than Mario Andretti. He could make a bad car competitive and a competitive car victorious. He won races in sports cars, sprint cars and stock cars - on ovals, road courses, drag strips, on dirt and on pavement.
It includes photos taken by many of the photographers that graced the various tracks over the 40 plus years my father participated in auto racing. Regrettably, photo credit cannot always be provided due to missing information, but they are appreciated and recognized as valuable contributions to this document. Many thanks go to family and friends as they help me round out the accounts of events and make sure they're in chronological order. Note, please, because this is a narrative, the comments precede the photos about which they speak.
We are working to compile the most complete and accurate information and history on dirt tracks across the United States. Any information that our members wish to contribute would be greatly appreciated and help to add to what we hope will become the finest depository of information for all dirt tracks, past…. The posts below will feature the tracks, state by state, and verified information about each one.
Dirt track racing is the single most common form of auto racing in the United States. According to the National Speedway Directory there are over dirt oval tracks in operation in the United States. The composition of the dirt on tracks has an effect on the amount of grip available.
Wednesday, December 4, Show Biz! Email This BlogThis! Tuesday, November 26, Ed's Derby. The Turkey Derby began as a big year-end special for the Modifieds that raced weekly at Wall each summer, along with the support divisions that also raced weekly.
This is a list of all auto racing tracks in the United States. The track length stands for the standard, full courses for each track. The major series listed are only series that currently hold a race at the track.