Kids who were into cars, trucks, and motorcycles had plenty of cool toys to choose from in the s and s. These toys were well built and many moved under their own power. And since so many of these machines were modeled after the ones made famous on TV shows and movies, every kid wanted them.
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Legends car racing is a style of auto racing designed primarily to promote exciting racing and to keep costs down. The worldwide sanctioning body for legends car racing is INEX. Legends cars are a "spec" series, meaning all cars are mechanically identical, with the exception of three styles of car standard coupe, 34 coupe, and sedan available with 10 types of body styles.
Members also visited with Republic County Commissioners on Monday. Raney said the Fairbury grandstand only seats a few hundred people, compared to several thousand at the Belleville High Banks. Many of the best drivers are in a race for points, and will likely go where USAC sanctions a race, he said.
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Cannon started 10th in the Indianapolis and he finished 17th, which was his career best in three starts. Larry Cannon leans up against the infield wall at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway before the Indianapolis It was the public address voice of Don Pittman at places like Danville, Champaign and Macon, as the field of growling supermodifieds came down for the start in front of veteran late flagman Swede Gaillert as he waved the green to send the machines roaring into the first turn at a quarter-mile or half-mile track.
Sir Jack Brabham, who has died aged 88, was a member of the elite club of three-time Formula 1 world champions and a motorsport pioneer. Brabham is the only man to have won the F1 world title driving a car made by his own company - an achievement secured in Although already 40 by that stage, Brabham continued to race his own cars in F1 for another four years, before returning to his native Australia to concentrate on running a farm and other business interests, including a motorsport engine-builder company. Brabham was never considered to have the natural talent of those rivals, but he earned a reputation as a tough, uncompromising competitor and his career success surpassed all his contemporaries bar Stewart and Juan Manuel Fangio, with whom Brabham only briefly overlapped.