Dennis Andrews
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  • Siler City, NC
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Dennis Andrews's Discussions

Lanier 250 May 23, 1971

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Andrews on Thursday. 17 Replies

Happy Birthday!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leon Phillips May 16. 1 Reply

 

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Dennis Andrews left a comment for Michael Allman
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Dennis Andrews left a comment for Kenny Derr
"Happy Birthday!"
Thursday
Dennis Andrews replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Lanier 250 May 23, 1971'
"Thanks Jack"
Thursday
FallsCity48 replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Lanier 250 May 23, 1971'
"While doing a little searching, I did find a photo of Jim Scott's "Petty Blue" Barracuda from the 1973 ARCA race at Daytona. From what I understand his Dad is a member of this board. Anyone who knows Mr. Scott Sr. could ask if…"
Thursday
FallsCity48 liked Dennis Andrews's discussion Lincoln 100 May 16, 1971
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FallsCity48 liked Dennis Andrews's discussion BATON ROUGE 200 1969
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FallsCity48 replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Lanier 250 May 23, 1971'
"Thanks Jack for the results! The results show no placing for the Baker/Prout Barracuda... so the car did not make the trip or DNQ.......the quest continues."
Thursday
TMC Chase replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'BATON ROUGE 200 1969'
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Jack Walker replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Lanier 250 May 23, 1971'
Wednesday
Jack Walker replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Lanier 250 May 23, 1971'
Wednesday
FallsCity48 replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Lanier 250 May 23, 1971'
"Dennis, I don't if this is the discussion you were referring to but here's one from 2013.... http://stockcar.racersreunion.com/forum/topics/tiny-lund-won-both-halves-of-nascar-race-42-years-ago "
Wednesday
FallsCity48 replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Lanier 250 May 23, 1971'
"GREAT FINE DENNIS!! A Petty Blue Grand American 'Cuda!!!!!!!!! This is gonna call for a full scale investigation on this car.... You hear this TMC Chase :)"
Wednesday
Dennis Andrews replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Lanier 250 May 23, 1971'
"I don't know how to link it but Dave Fulton did a discussion on this race. Go to all discussions and search race title and you can find it."
Wednesday
TMC Chase replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Lanier 250 May 23, 1971'
"From March 21, 1971 High Point Enterprise "
Wednesday
Dennis Andrews replied to Patrick Reynolds's discussion 'NASCAR All Star race was a trainwreck'
"Sadly Billy, I don't think the suits at Daytona are even trying to bring it back to what it once was. Instead of promoting what makes it unique they are trying to force it to be like all other sports."
Wednesday
Dennis Andrews replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Lanier 250 May 23, 1971'
" Note the Barracuda was Petty Blue"
Wednesday

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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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Unique Ads

Posted on March 18, 2016 at 2:30pm 7 Comments

I ran across the following ads for the Cleveland County Speedway in Shelby, NC from 1957. At first I thought they were posted in the paper by fans commenting on events that took place at the speedway but the more I found it seemed clear they were track sponsored ads. Thought it would be fun to see your comments on the ads.…

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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 3:09pm on February 26, 2016, Jeffrey Powlas said…

Dennis:

 

Sorry I remember the Fairlane. By that time Ken and my Father had gone in different directions. When they were to together I believe they had a 40 ford with the flat head. Ken recently pass away but you might could contact his sons Ronnie or Wayne in Faith NC.

 

Best regards,

Jeff Powlas

At 9:30am on January 21, 2016, Jeff Gilder said…

Thanks Dennis!

At 8:36am on January 1, 2016, Devin said…

Happy Birthday, Dennis!!! 

At 8:15am on January 01, 2016, bill mcpeek gave Dennis Andrews a gift
At 3:51pm on December 24, 2015, john quick said…

MERRY CHRISTMAS DENNIS AND ALL OF YOUR FAMLIY

At 8:11pm on December 02, 2015, wayne watercutter gave Dennis Andrews a gift
At 11:35am on November 10, 2015, danny whitener said…

Thank You Dennis, Great to see you Saturday. Take care.

At 5:28pm on October 10, 2015, A. David Copley said…
Hey Dennis , do you have any pics or programs from the 1973 season. Let me know thanks. David Copley
At 11:57am on September 21, 2015, Devin said…
Thank you, Dennis!
At 1:55pm on August 10, 2015, Billy & Barbara Scott said…

What a great story!  Even interesting to the ladies as well, if they knew anything about racing. Especially if the lady was married to a race driver and two sons who raced also.  As you wrote, I was following right along beside of you, in mind.  Have been through many places such as you described, just searching for items you mentioned.  Sometimes we were lucky and other times someone had beat us to the discarded remains.  Thanks for bringing memories back!  Many are still making memories for years to come, hope they are smart enough to cash in on the "yesterdays and the tomorrows!"

Thanks again , God bless and we love you and yours.

Billy and Barbara Scott

 
 
 

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