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Fall Race Car & Parts/Automotive Swap Meet at New Egypt
Saturday Dec 3rd


2016 Highlight Pictures
Photos by Jack Kromer


Holly Shelton- Lanco USAC - Photo by Jack Kromer
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Today's Feature:
"...Can we go in the pits tonight?"




...Remember going into the pits after the races?  This memory, of rushing over to the pits after the races, and standing 2 or 3 deep listening to your favorite driver talk to crew and fans, provided by Ned Stites III. (Photo by Ned Stites III)



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George Koyt Remembered

George Koyt (left) with Modified and Winston Cup driver Tighe Scott looking at photos from George's collection of the many cars Tighe had driven throughout his career in this 2008 photo from New Egypt Speedway.


"The Long Haul has Taken the Checkered Flag!"

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Racer Fred DeGroot Passes






Sad news has reached us of the passing of 60's & 70's racer Fred DeGroot.  Over the years, Fred drove the Periandri #260, the Meals #44, The Billy Flagg owned #28, the Reebe owned #45 and his own #305 racers.  My personal memories include an early Falcon bodied racer that Fred drove at East Windsor in the late 60's that I thought was so cool looking, that I made an H.O. car that looked like it, and referred to it for years as "The "DeGroot Falcon."
We'll remember Fred here in the pages of The Vault, and offer our sincere condolences to the friends and family of Fred DeGroot.
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...from Coastal 181:

COASTAL 181 ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF KEVIN OLSON MEMOIR

Newburyport, Mass., October 10, 2016 – Motorsports publisher Coastal 181 announced today the release of its latest title, “CAGES ARE FOR MONKEYS: Unleashed with Kevin Olson, Racing’s Zaniest Hall of Famer,” by Kevin Olson with Lew Boyd.

As his good friend Tony Stewart says in the Foreword, “Racing has never had a character quite like Kevin Olson, and it will never have another. I’m sure about that. This was a mold that only got used one time. Once it produced him, that mold was broken up and thrown away.”

Olson is the classic “identity of contraries.” On one hand, he is one of America’s most talented and enduring open-wheel champions, a 2016 inductee into USAC’s Hall of Fame. His story weaves through a half-century of Midget racing history, from New England to New Zealand, tallying wins and tragic losses, as well the gritty ways traveling racers struggled to keep on going, no matter what.

And then there is the infamous “KO” – the chronic jokester who recalls in delighted detail his endless antics and pranks, perpetrated on unsuspecting stranger and best friend alike.

This is a book that will make you laugh out loud, the perfect gift for any one who loves racing and doesn’t take life too seriously.

“CAGES ARE FOR MONKEYS” is available online at
www.coastal181.com  or by calling Coastal 181 at 877-907-8181 toll free. The website, updated daily, includes over 1500 other motorsports books and DVDs, as well as hundreds of photos.


Just a few more examples of titles available at Coastal 181:


RON BOUCHARD:
Remembering the Kid from Fitchburg
Compiled and Edited by
Bones Bourcier

 

LIONHEART:
Remembering Dan Wheldon
by Andy Halberry &
Jeff Olson

Pre-order before October 15 for free shipping.

JEFF GORDON:
His Dream, Drive &
Destiny
by Joe Garner
Pre-order before October 15 for free shipping


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Front Row Features:

Pumpkin Run 2016



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Hinchliffe Stadium - Paterson, NJ
September 18, 2016


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Something to Think About....
Putting Competition Back into Qualifying

East Windsor Speedway - mid to late 70's - Paul Irving photo used to create image above.
Exciting, competitive heat race action was always a critical ingredient of a night at your local short track with drivers trying to earn a starting spot for the night's feature event... Nowadays, that's not always the case... But it should be!

Click Here for a qualifying model that might help put the "Competition" back into the heats!
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"Thanks for taking me to the races all those years Dad.."


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