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by Andamo
Sun Nov 02, 2014 6:19 am
Forum: What's Up
Topic: New version of the board coming
Replies: 13
Views: 677

Re: New version of the board coming

Looks good Bill. Much easier to read too.
by Andamo
Tue Jul 15, 2014 9:29 am
Forum: Lost Friends
Topic: Gary Lee
Replies: 1
Views: 2402

Gary Lee

Gary Lee, whom most remember from his broadcasting days on ESPN and TNN, has passed away at the age of 63 from a suspected heart attack. I remember Gary along with Larry Rice and Dave DeSpain from the ''Thursday Night Thunder'' USAC series in and around the state of Indiana. Gary was very knowledgea...
by Andamo
Sat Jun 21, 2014 6:02 am
Forum: Lost Friends
Topic: Norm Weekly
Replies: 2
Views: 2251

Norm Weekly

Norm Weekly, the driver of the Frantic Four top fuel dragster passed away on June 19 at the age of 72. God speed Norm, and thank you.
by Andamo
Mon May 26, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Lost Friends
Topic: Otie Smith
Replies: 1
Views: 2214

Otie Smith

Otie Smith, one of drag racings pioneers, who won the 1959 Nationals at Detroit has passed away. Otie turned 94 years old on May 22. May you rest in peace Mr. Smith and we all thank you for your contributions to the sport.
by Andamo
Sun Feb 23, 2014 6:18 am
Forum: What's Up
Topic: BUMMER NEWS
Replies: 19
Views: 1201

Re: BUMMER NEWS

Quaker City has had new ownership the past few years and Norm is making the place into the showplace it was in the Mossey era. There is a new concrete surface to the 330' mark and a new asphalt surface the balance of the way. There is a nostalgia meet scheduled for the same day so the tie-in will be...
by Andamo
Tue Dec 24, 2013 6:17 am
Forum: Lost Friends
Topic: Bud Faubel
Replies: 2
Views: 2132

Re: Bud Faubel

I talked to Bud quite a few years ago at one of Bruce Larson's Barnfests. What a super fellow and talked like he had known me for many years. May you rest in peace Mr. Faubel and my condolences go out to Barbara and his family.
by Andamo
Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:46 am
Forum: Lost Friends
Topic: Stu Hilborn
Replies: 2
Views: 1737

Stu Hilborn

Stuart Hilborn passed away yesterday (12-16-13) at the age of 96. May you rest in peace Mr. Hilborn and my condolences go out to your family.
by Andamo
Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: Lost Friends
Topic: Walt Arfons
Replies: 5
Views: 702

Walt Arfons

Walt Arfons has passed away at the age of 96. Condolences go out to his family members and friends. Thank you Mr. Arfons for all the thrilling memories you gave us and may you rest in peace.
by Andamo
Fri May 17, 2013 6:13 am
Forum: Lost Friends
Topic: Dick Trickle
Replies: 4
Views: 724

Dick Trickle

Dick Trickle, who raced in the 70's and 80's and then with NASCAR passed away yesterday at age 71. By the time he was 48 years old he had won over 1200 races in 31 years of racing. Rest in peace Mr. Trickle and may God bless you.
by Andamo
Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: What's Up
Topic: Gibbs is out for 3 grams?
Replies: 6
Views: 532

Re: Gibbs is out for 3 grams?

In 2009 Carl Long was fined $200,000 for a engine that was 0.17 cubic inches too big ! I'm all for rules, but these kind of penalties go beyond sanity. It almost seems like fines are money generators for NASCAR. Another reason why I don't follow or watch it anymore.

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