Curtiss Marine Trophy Race. The Thompson Trophy Race was the end of an era dominated by true racing airplanes. In , the facility became a dirt track for car racing built by an enterprising gentlemen named Abe Slusky. Russell Maughan, in an R-6, who averaged Lee Gehlbach arrived too late in the stretched GeeBee. Fourteen pilots entered the AT-6 Class race, with Richard Minges and Ed Snyder tying for first in time trials with a national record of
The site was Rochester, Kent, for the July event. But in the Second Elimination Heat, he and Bill Brennand flew so low and so close together that both were disqualified. No information yet available on the Miami races of January Let it be remembered that Paul's kind demeanor was received by many and that his passion for auto racing could only be eclipsed by the love he held for his family. We promote the largest racing event in the Midwest with over entries. But, reality is, that is how the racers cope with the loss of one of their own.
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Jason felt bad for the deadline not being met so he offered his ride to Tony Stewart. Both tracks, part of that broadcast agreement, were positioned to capitalize on national exposure. An accident at a New Jersey board track killed four teenaged boys, all of whom were spectators. A mechanically-minded driver could build a race car for an investment of several hundred dollars, adding to the amateur lure of the sport. No motors newer than will until the year season. It is on display at the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing. As the design evolution progressed through the post-war era Pennsylvania also witnessed some changes in track design and location.
Spiller in a Cessna 18 at The Finals was another good "show", as Falck beat Downey by 0. Kladis would set quick time in 7 of the 12 official programs at Playland that year and win five features. Snyder was second at Two months later, the first purely American series of pylon races began, sponsored by the Pulitzer brothers, owners of major newspapers. The easy winner was Mario de Bernardi in a new Macchi M. The winner was Bob Downey at