Reading Fairgrounds Racing Historical Society's

"Legends of the Fairgrounds"
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Here's page 1 of our photo recap from our Aug 8th visit!

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Bright and shiny, the #3 once driven by John Blakely just in front of the Weld Walt Olsen's #91

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...not as bright and shiny, but the sheet metal still stirs the memories!

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As original as it gets.

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Still has that built in lean to the left...

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...Center steer NOT!  We can still picture Kenny at the wheel of this one!

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They removed the red Tony Hirshman paint and found Freddy Brightbill's yellow #13 underneath...

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Beautiful Weikert's Livestock Sprint driven by Paul Pitzer and Kenny Weld

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The shirt that will always be in fashion...  an original Deasey #707 Crew Shirt

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Gathering of some of Reading's Favorites! (Bob Braxton, Freddy Adam, Leigh Earnshaw, Glenn Fitzcharles, Earl Derr, Red Coffin, Jim Keppley, Ed Farley, Frankie Schneider.. just to name a few.  We also saw Ronnie Guinther, Archie Myers, Gary Galob, Kenny Brightbill and Blane Saddler while at the show.

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Archie Myers, Glenn Fitzcharles and Jim Keppley

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Red Coffin and Earl Derr

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1/5th mile dirt track is readied for Kart and Slingshot action.. They're racing again in Reading!

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A packed house, as many found their seats early prior to the start of the evenings events.

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Slow?....Maybe in the pits, but not on the track!

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With the Fair, the RSCA Trailer, and the stands filled to capacity as a backdrop, the karts took to the track.

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The karts looked great on the 1/5th mile...  A late race restart was all the yellow #19 needed...

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See what we mean?  Congratulations to the winner


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