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Photo ID # a01.19.03_106_CHE_MOT_2004V_1
Car #: #106
Driver (s) : Bill Chevalier (originally)
Location: 2004 Motorsports Show - Fort Washington, PA
Date: Jan 18th, 2004
Photographer: A Stan Fan
Photo provided by: A Stan Fan
Comments: According to the sign that was posted next to this beautiful car, this was built by Frank Drogan who has other cars featured in this section including the #937 & the #11.  The original car was driven by Bill Chevalier who was known as "The Flying Frenchman".  Bill was the 1952 Modified Champion at Wall Stadium and also finished 5th in Nascar Modified National points that same year.
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02/05/04 Terry Kelleher Bill Chevalier was a most interesting man.  Like many returning combat veterans of World War ll life as a civilian was an adjustment with boredom  During World War ll Bill was a combat Fighter Pilot.  He flew a Lockheed P-38 an aircraft the German Luftwaffe pilots called "The Fork-Tailed Devil."  Chevlier was also a very good Bowler.
03/11/04 Jerry was vern his son? remember him winning a feature at wall 76? in the 04 gremlin
09/02/07 d.valosich HI
No Bill, and Vern were brothers. there are 4 maybe 5. I know this because I am a niece of one of the brothers.  Vern had a son named Vernon Jr.
10.29.11 Ken Batterson I have a picture of this car my dad took with Bill standing next to it.  Bill and my dad were close friends and Bill was my childhood hero.