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.…Continue
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…Continue
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 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…Continue
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.