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Photo ID # a06.25.04_065_PLO_FLM_0085V_1
Car #: #65
Driver (s) : Stan Ploski
Location: Flemington
Date: 1985
Photographer: Fred Voorhees
Photo provided by: Fred Voorhees
Comments: Comments Provided By Fred Voorhees:  Andy And Barb Roscoe put Stan Ploski behind the wheel of their former Steve Makocy modified at Flemington for a season or two. The Roscoe family were big Stan Ploski fans and great people!
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07/15/04 Dominic Korzecki Out of all of the cars Stan drove, this is my favorite. Stan drove this around the '83 season and gained a scored a few victories out of it. I still remember the red shirts with the 65 streaming across the front that Barb Pursell (Scott's mom) sold at the fan club stand behind the main grandstands. When I was 6, my father took me to the Ridgewood Exxon to see the car parked at Rosco's garage.  If my memory serves me right, Andy loved cigars and I remember my dad bought him a box of Phillies and gave them to him at the garage.

I was way too young to remember the 27jr days, so my first memories of Stan were the #2 Horton Sr. "Over the Hill Gang" car and this one.   But this one will remain my favorite of all time. I always promised myself that when I buy my first car (to drive or own) that it'll be purple in color for Flemington and have this #65 on the side. Ploski Forever ! -

08/07/04 Paul Garzillo This was the ride that put "Stan the Man" back in the winners circle in the early 80's!

Stan had several frustrating rides at this time [remember the "no frills" #114?] and was shut out of the winners circle for awhile.  I can still remember how he banged his fist on the dash of the Horton Sr #2 in turn one as he was passed on the last lap of a 20 lapper and finished second!
Now the polish prince was back on top. This car was very fast - and boy did it look awesome hangin' it out like nobody else could!  Thank you Stan!

12/17/04 D.J. Everett Not sure, but I think Stan's first outing in this car was opening night in 1983 for the Tri-Track 100 at Flemington where he won!! Unfortunately, that win came one race too late to keep his streak of consecutive years with a win as he went winless in 1982. Either way, Stan the Man will always go down in Flemington history as one of the greatest winners in the tracks history. Thanks for the memories Stan.