Funny, but my camera was a Keystone also. Michael Lewis would like to thank his team of sponsors for the season, which include: They called it Formula Libre and it had existed before this race was run but never in this scope. I was reminded of this story by a post on the IRL side of this board, but for the life of me, I can't remember too many of the details. Okay, that was totally OT but hey it's late and I'm tired and that's my Roger Ward story, that and that his Leader Cars Roadster was like the prettiest race car I have ever seen when he won in
According to the report of Joseph Raff, published by Sports Illustrated on August 3, , the car was running a 4. He won that Formula Libre" race there. He began to fly B Flying Fortress and was so good he was retained as an instructor. His skills improved in and by he won the San Diego Grand Prix. NASCAR competition officials issued memos detailing rule book changes for the season in its three national series, including limits on tire allocation.
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That night, my friend John Cooper was in Mt. Ward took the lead at the Indianapolis at lap and led the rest of the race. The mix of cars and drivers was incredible. Some early major midget car manufacturers include Kurtis Kraft s to s and Solar — There were other midgets in that race, too. Ward was notably successful at the famed Milwaukee Mile where he scored seven Champ car wins.
Just like with a street car, the oil in a racecar must be changed at a specific frequency. I got to meet him and sit in his still hot, smokey, oil stained car immediately after he won the Milwaukee , only a week after winning his first Indy Ward was angry having wasted his time but Economaki kept his thinking cap on and eventually suggested Ward contact midget owner Ken Brenn. As for attending any midget racing outdoors, that depended on my father and his schedule. He gets back with just enough time to reassemble the brakes and drums and rolls Ward to the starting grid. Thirty-five seconds later the Hawks tied it on a disputed goal.