Chloe. Age: 22.
It was the hands-down success of the Nelson speedway summer last season. Then racing began and the cynics stood there, breathless, with the rest of us. A fantastic field, led by former and eventually successful NZ1 Michael Pickens and four young Americans, turned in unbelievable racing on the Friday qualifying night, then threw the set-up book out the window and started again on a changed track for the finals.
Andrea. Age: 27.
Darlington Raceway Will Host United States Auto Club (USAC) .25 Series on Labor Day Weekend
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April. Age: 24.
Danny Oakes, 95; champion West Coast midget-car racer and Indy 500 mechanic
Danny Oakes, a leading West Coast midget-car race driver in the s and noted mechanic at the Indianapolishas died, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway said Wednesday. He was Oakes, who died Saturday of an unspecified cause, won about races around the country but was most prominent in the Southern California area after World War II.
A recent column on Gilmore Stadium mentioned midget auto racing. Turns out those little cars had a big fan base. The Rose Bowl hosted several midget car events in the late s and early s.