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Dennis Andrews left a comment for Lynn Rex Newsome
"Happy Birthday Lynn!"
Thursday
Dennis Andrews left a comment for Frank Lewallen
"Happy Birthday Frank!"
Thursday
Dennis Andrews replied to Devin's discussion 'Birthday Greetings to...'
"Happy Birthday Tim!"
Tuesday
Dennis Andrews is attending Devin's event
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October 28, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Thee Goat Rodeo:Featuring Jeff Gilder (Host).  L-R:  Hugh Overcash (The Man on the Street), Cody Dinsmore (Georgia Historian), Bobby Williamson, (The Bopper), Jack Walker (Coastal Jack), Shan Coughlin (Shandoelear), and Tim Leeming (The Legend).See More
Tuesday
Dennis Andrews left a comment for bnorton734
"Happy Birthday Brian!"
Tuesday
Dennis Andrews left a comment for Mike Ray
"Happy Birthday Mike!"
Oct 24
Dennis Andrews replied to Perry Allen Wood's discussion 'New Book'
"That's great Perry! Can't wait to add it to my Perry Allen Wood collection. Congratulations."
Oct 23
Dennis Andrews commented on Buddy Burton's photo
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1962 Southern 500 1

"Good eye Billy. I remember dad running a Franklin quick change floater in '67 on dirt. Franklin had a 9" Ford floater too but I don't remember when it came out but I bet you do. When did running a floater become standard in Grand…"
Oct 22
Tim Leeming commented on Dennis Andrews's blog post '"Life Lessons" from the old Race Crew'
"Dennis, I love this shared memory.  I rarely find my way down to the Blog posts so shame on me for taking so long to comment.  Don't blame you for missing those guys.  The picture you paint makes me miss them too and I…"
Oct 21
Dennis Andrews left a comment for gary m. sutton
"Happy Birthday Gary!"
Oct 21
Dennis Andrews replied to Dave Fulton's discussion '"JAck Approved" 80th Birthday Greetings to JAck Redd in Maryland'
"Happy Birthday Jack!"
Oct 20
Dennis Andrews left a comment for winn andrews
"Happy Birthday Winn!"
Oct 20
Dennis Andrews left a comment for stephen scott mcmillion
"Happy Birthday Stephen!"
Oct 20
Dennis Andrews left a comment for Dan Nystedt & NeverStop Racing
"Happy Birthday Dan!"
Oct 20
Dennis Andrews replied to TMC Chase's discussion 'October 18, 1970 - Old Dominion 500'
"Thanks Dave, I have never seen this report on that race. Dad said it was a long day for him. The car ran poorly from the drop of the green; spit, sputtered, popped and coughed all day."
Oct 20
Dave Fulton replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'CASEY 200 Oct. 18, 1969'
"I'm sure AMC loved the writer continually attaching the stodgy Rambler persona to the Javelin, AMC's attempt to compete in the Pony Car arena with Mustang, Camaro, Cougar, Firebird, Barracuda, etc."
Oct 17

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Oldest son of Wayne Andrews. Growing up I did not know there was anything else to do but go to the race track on Saturday night and watch daddy race. I can't imagine a kid having more fun than I did. The memories are priceless. Did a little racing myself on dirt and paved short tracks, even got to do some road course racing.
How long have you been a race fan?
All my life.

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"Life Lessons" from the old Race Crew

Posted on August 22, 2014 at 3:36pm 2 Comments

Wayne Andrews beside the '62 Impala owned by Pete and Bea Brewer.

The 1965 racing season was kicked off with a Fish Fry for all the race team members and their families. It was held at “Spud’s” (Wayne’s dad) service station which is where they worked on the race car. Fried fish, slaw and…

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3rd Generation Hot Shoes

Posted on February 19, 2014 at 5:21pm 1 Comment

Bowman-Gray Stadium regulars didn't win but dominated the top 5 of the modified race at the Daytona short track on the back stretch.

All were third generation drivers. The Myers brothers and a Fleming. The Fleming kid is young. Is he Frank's son?

The test of a man

Posted on July 21, 2011 at 6:32pm 3 Comments

The test of a man is the fight that he makes.

The grit that he daily shows,

The way that he stands on his feet and takes

Fate's numerous bumps and blows.

A coward can smile when there is naught to fear

When nothing his progress bars,

But it takes a man to…

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Rusty Remains

Posted on March 22, 2011 at 10:30pm 3 Comments

This past Saturday I took a walk in the woods to talk with God and clear my head. It was an area that I had been to many times but it seemed different that day. As a boy I used to walk the path through these woods from our back yard to my great grandparents house but the path is no longer visible. The place I grew up on is no longer in the family so I stopped at the property line and tried to remember where the path was but the back side of the plot had been cleared years ago.

My mind…

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At 4:36pm on September 29, 2014, Thomas Warren said…

Hi Dennis, added three photos of the cars close up. Enjoy.

At 11:04pm on September 20, 2014, Devin said…

Thank you, Dennis! :)

At 4:10pm on September 1, 2014, Jim Wilmore said…

Thanks for the birthday wish Dennis. I haven't been on much in awhile but do check in from time to time when I have the time.

At 9:15am on August 29, 2014, FallsCity48 said…

Dennis, No I do not.

I have heard of Hopkins' car during this period (late '68) but do not know if this is

it. I have not seen another photo of this car. I'll keep looking.

At 9:10am on August 29, 2014, FallsCity48 said…

Dennis, Thanks very much for the add.

It is indeed an honor. THANKS

At 4:08pm on August 22, 2014, Sandeep Banerjee said…

Thank you Dennis.

At 10:17pm on August 14, 2014, bill mcpeek said…

thank you. hope to see you Sat. am.

At 2:40pm on April 11, 2014, Dennis Keith said…

Thanks for the birthday message.  I always remember that Wayne's sons have the same names as my first and last name.  I retired from Raleigh PD nine years ago and worked many years with Randy Deaton.  I'm sure there are many stories from both sides there!  Hope you are doing well.

At 9:00pm on February 6, 2014, william ellis williams said…

thanks for the invitation Dennis,  enjoying the friendship of the group

At 9:46pm on January 3, 2014, Charles Ray Stocks said…

late happy birthday dennis hope to see you and your dad in raleigh at theraleigh racers reunion

 
 
 

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