|Photo ID #||a03.21.04_06_HAL_FLM_0075V_1|
|Driver (s) :||Joe Hall|
|Photo provided by:||Fred Voorhees|
|Comments:||Comments provided by Fred: Sportsman competitor Joe Hall relaxes with a cold after another night of action at Flemington. Joe was the clown prince of racing at Flemington in the early seventies|
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|03/23/04||BOBBY FIORELLO||EVERY TIME BEFORE JOE WOULD SIT IN HIS RACER BEFORE THE START OF THE HEAT RACE OR THE FEATURE I WOULD SIT ON HIS RUB RAIL AND WE TALK ABOUT THE LONG WEEKEND ,CAUSE THEN EWS ON FRI. AND SUN.,,FLEM ON SAT.,,,LES KATONA AND OUR CREW WERE BATTLING JOE EVERY WEEKEND BUT WE NEVER LET THAT STOP US FROM BEING FRIENDS.HE ALWAYS WAS A TRUE GENTLEMEN TO ME ..HIS SONG WAS RIDE,RIDE,RIDE,,WOULD YOU LET IT RIDE,,,,,|
|03/27/04||Jeff McClung||Back in the 70's the sportsman class at Flemington was as competitive and as anticipated as the modifieds, Joe Hall , Ray Liss, Newt Hartman, Les Katona. My favorite all the time favorite was Ray Liss - what epic battles!!!!|
|04/15/04||Glenn Grafton||Joe "Wild Child" Hall's cars were not the sharpest looking but they ran well. After retiring from driving Joe was a track official at Flemington for many years. The last I heard, Joe was involved with a short track in the Daytona Fl. area.|
|04/30/04||Fred Voorhees||I liked Joe Hall as much for his antics as for his on track abilities. Joe was one of a kind! You can take that to the bank! I remember one night after he had just taken another sportsman division main event, he strutted up and down the frontstretch like a proud peacock and all of a sudden he" pulled up his shirt to expose his hairy chest like he was saying "Yeah, I'm the man! What a ham.|
|08/23/04||Bucky Stevens||Joe was one of the finest low budget racers ever. I think that this picture is fom the late seventies. Joe didn't have power stearing until his third car, (The one pictured). Prior to that he had a white "bus" wheel setup.|
|11/05/06||Eric Lorenzoni||To me, this picture epitomized modified racing before it went "modern". Hard driving guys that had no sponsor deals and did it for the love of the game. I didn't know Joe Hall, but I'm sure I would have liked watching him race. Old School. (Like the beer in the shot).|
|11/05/06||3Wide||Whether by plan or by accident, this is such a great photo from Fred
Voorhees because if you look at Joe's right hand, and then compare it to the hand holding
on to the lightning bolts... and then think about Joe saluting the crowd with his
outstretched arm on his warm up lap each time he entered the racing surface...with what???
Of course, a clinched fist!
Joe's popularity was evident as most standing on the top row returned the gesture in appreciation of his fun spirit and hard driving style.
How many of us can remember giving Joe the clinched fist send off?