His other interest was the aircraft industry; which had him re-locating to Southern California, the hotbed of aircraft development in the late thirties. Click to view Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame. Member feedback about Australian Formula Championship: His family moved to Milwaukee in southern Wisconsin at the age of five. Jones had a brilliant but short career in midgets, before suffering career ending injuries in September at Eldora Speedway.
What followed was one of the greatest seasons in racing history. He consistently ran up front at tracks across the Midwest. Sam Hanks died on June 27, at the age of If More than 9 people volunteer a secret ballot vote will be taken immediately to determine the 9 who will serve on the Selection Committee. We hope to have this fixed soon.
The final stock car race in Soldier Field took place on June 7 th , with Sal Tovella, a stalwart of the Chicago auto racing scene, taking the checked flag for the final time. Posted 24 August - The remainder of the scheduled Polo Grounds races had been cancelled after just two races with the financial failures blamed on bad weather and high labor costs. If we agree, we'll put it up here. A Thursday night tradition was 18, fans filling the stadium for midgets. Before the suit came to trial on October 15 it was discovered that Ms.
Still, crowds had obviously fallen although less than at some other tracks. Axel was quick to recognize the potential of the Kurtis Kraft Offy combination and purchased the third Kurtis Kraft chassis off the line. Class or Bracket Champ Cars. Johnny Parsons, co-drove with Joe. Experience racing of a different sort and register today for the Soldier Field 10 Mile and take your own checkered flag when you finish on the field!