Meet The Drivers
(and other behind the scenes staff & guests of the area speedways...)


Sophie A. Hertkorn Collection
Photos by Sophie and Karen Hertkorn


Provided to The Vault by Garden State Vintage Stock Car Club (GSVSCC)

Thank you to GSVSCC for sharing these original images from photographer Sophie A. Hertkorn.  We think you'll agree that the collection offers a compelling, up close look at many of the drivers, and some of the behind the scenes folks from back in the 1960's.

We thank photographer Sophie A. Hertkorn for creating this amazing collection and
we thank GSVSCC for providing the collection.



Click on the each thumbnail below to see the full size photo, along with the "Vault Vitals" and Visitor's Comments" on each.

Meet The Drivers:

Leon Manchester (with Karen & Leon Jr.)
 

Whip Mulligan

Rags Carter

Bobby Bottcher

Don MacTavish

Al Tasnady & Sam Armbruster
 

Jerry Cook

Bobby Gerhart

Bob Malzahn

Bugs Stevens

Paul Miller

Leon Manchester

Mike Grbac

Bill Williams

Bob Pickell

Bucky Barker

Freddy Adam

Sonny Strupp

Pee Wee Griffin & Rene Charland

Lee Hendrickson

Elton Hildreth

Craig McCaughey

Buzzie Reutimann

Frankie Schneider

Art Lawshe

Bill Deskovich

Blain Sadler

Bob Rossell

Dave Kneisel

Chip Cregar

Gil Hearne

Jackie Hamilton

Stan Ploski Sr & Jr

Bob Vaughn

John Kumernitsky


Two Guy Oakley
 


Jim Wismer
 

Ed Farley
 

Wilbur Force
 

Bill Altonen
 

Billy Osmun


Budd & Doug Olsen
 

Charlie Shire

Charlie Decker

Dick Quallio

Gerald Chamberlain

Jules Varonyak

Lauden Potts

Les Farley

Paul Bo
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Red Coffin

Sammy Beavers

Stan Friesen

"Crusher" Wilson

Ed Pratt

Lou Lazzaro

Bobby Hauer

Freddy Harbach

Rene Charland

Vince Pantuso

Wayne Young

Bill Wimble

Bob Finger

Bruno Brackey

Bruce Young

Dick Clark

Dutch Hoag

Lee Taylor

Larry Taylor

Walt Emery

Bill Tanzosh

Don Diffendorf

Larry Voss

Tom Vroom

Maynard Forrette

Horace Drake

Larry Bowers

Maynard Troyer

Richie Evans

Ray Tilley

Ron Narducci

George Peters

Ron Schwendaman

Pete Corey

Charlie Jarzombek

Pat Paterson

Mousey Kempster

Fred DeSarro

Wes Pulz

Mike Loescher

Dick Havens

Jimmy Maguire

Ken Wismer Jr.

Sonny Hutchins

Fred DeGroot

Bing Metz

Leo Cleary

Stan Stepp

Walt Olsen

Andy Romano

Don McTavish

Elton Hildreth

Elton Hildreth

Frankie Schneider

Jackie Evans

Ken Wismer Sr.

Jimmy Metzler

Joe Kelly & Karen Hertkorn

Al Loquasto

Ed Spencer

Charlie Epright

Charlie Gilmore

Dave Osmun

Earl Keinert

Frank Eppolite

Jerry Allen

Jery Karl

Jimmy Martz

Joe Reichert

Johnny Haroll

Al Wilson

Bob McCollough

Bob Weisemyer

Booker Washington

Carl Van Horn

not sure...

Del Buss

Del George

Dennis DiBrissi

Dudie Babey

Fred Padula

George Gillihand

Hugh Triske

Joe Breslin

John Scarpati

Leroy Amy

Lou Farina

Ron
Seifert

Roy Kincaid

Tim Parry

Tom Eppolite

Tom Knitter

Walt Ende

Al Bauer

Ed Stevens

Larry Honey

Jay Beers

Clyde Suydam

Don Miller

Fred Bidwell

George Sleight

Harry Steinkopf

Jim Kemmerer

John Ditmar

Larry Bowers

Rick Thum

Tom Moninghoff

Warren Mutter

John Whiz

Zorro Engler

Otto Harwi

Bob Sall, Al Tasnady, Jackie McLaughlin & Budd Olsen
Thank you for visiting!

 

Staff and Guests:

Promoter Jerry Fried

Starter Ken Golden

Mike Sabatine (Ladies Passes)

Guests Mario & Michael Andretti

Harold Phillips & Ralph

Ronnie Seipel


Johnny Long
 

Tim Sullivan

Ray Martin

Sally and Tex Enright

Tex

Andy Granatelli

Dee Ann, Mike & Jeff Andretti

Gene Horsey Ungast

Lou Figarri & Bob O'Rourke

Jim Hontz

(Drag Racer?)
Thank you for visiting!

Thank you to GSVSCC for sharing these original images from photographer Sophie A. Hertkorn.  We think you'll agree that the collection offers a unique, up close look at many of the drivers, and some of the behind the scenes folks from back in the 1960's.

We thank photographer Sophie A. Hertkorn for creating this amazing collection and we thank GSVSCC for providing the
collection.


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03/16/2024