|Photo ID #||e03.01.08_033_WIL_NAZ_0060_1|
|Driver (s) :||Bill Wimble|
|Photo provided by:||Roger Kofroth|
|Comments:||Comment from Roger: I SAW BILL RUN AT READING, ALLENTOWN, AND NAZARETH. ALL THE CARS I EVER SAW HIM DRIVE ALL HAD THE SAME COLOR AND LOOK.|
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|I SAW THIS CAR AT LANGHORNE,IN 1964, BUT DON'T RECALL SEEING IT RUN ELSE WHERE. BILL WIMBLE WAS ONE OF MY FAVORITE DRIVERS WHEN I WAS A YOUNG RACE FAN. I FIRST SAW HIM RUN AT MONROE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS BACK IN THE LATE 50.|
|03/02/08||Jack Reinhard||It looks like a big block (406-427) Ford under the hood. I
don't recall McCready running Fords only Chevy's. Can anyone shed some
light? The valve covers look rounded like the FE's
Jack Reinhard Jacksonville FL.
|03/03/08||goatwell||I always enjoyed watching Bill run at Nazareth. They used to make the shows early in the season and the ones late in the season. He was so smooth!!! I think I remember reading somewhere that this car had a Pontiac engine....although the valve covers do look like FE Ford.|
|03/03/08||George Pavisko||A little trivia... Spoke to Bill at the Modified reunion and got him to sign my helmet. Did you know that he was one of the people that pulled Marvin Panch out of that wreck at Daytona. Tiny Lund got I think was the actual one but Bill was there helping. Very nice person to talk to.|
|03/04/08||Bill K||If I remember correctly I believe McCready bought a Ford Grand National big block from Holman & Moody for Bill to run in the '63 Langhorne race. Since they ran this sedan at the 'Horne in '64, it could be that same engine. Bill also set a 10 lap record with this car in a heat at Nazareth in early '65.|
|12/27/08||Ed Duncan||Bill drove that car quite a number of times at Stafford Springs when it was a dirt track.|
Bill Wimble was always a favorite in the early and late seasons at Nazareth and Middletown. I mostly recall the #33 as a coupe but when this sedan called "The Old Stagecoach" or something like that it really made an impression. I recall it running a big Ford motor but I'm not sure if I got that when I saw it or from a photo in the old Auto Sports US magazine picture of Wimble in the car with the hood up over the windshield at the Langhorne Open in '64.