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Dennis Andrews left a comment for mitch cope
"Happy Birthday Mitch!"
yesterday
Dennis Andrews commented on Woody Delbridge's photo
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Charlotte 1977 - Late Model Sportsman 300 0080a

"Woody, Can I get a copy of this photo? My dad is it. Thanks, Dennis Andrews"
Monday
Dennis Andrews left a comment for JLee
"Happy Birthday Jamie!"
Monday
Dennis Andrews replied to Eric Cardona's discussion 'It's officially my birthday!'
"Eric, Jim watched some of the early nascar races from his seat in a race car."
Monday
Eric Cardona replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Bennett Speedway'
"I thought Bennett was haunted for a sec thanks for the clear up."
Sunday
Dennis Andrews replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Bennett Speedway'
"Eric, The guy in the red jacket is my brother Keith. The man in the dark jacket to Keith's right is my father Wayne who ran at the old Bennett Speedway."
Sunday
Eric Cardona replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Bennett Speedway'
"Who noticed the red guy in pic #2?"
Saturday
Bobby Williamson replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Bennett Speedway'
"Great work, Dennis!  Thanks for sharing, the old track is plainly visible."
Jul 25
bill mcpeek replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Bennett Speedway'
"thanks all for such an informative project...I have been to that area many times and love it around there as my brother Bob has a chicken farm on Bennett Road in Seagrove."
Jul 25
bill mcpeek liked Dennis Andrews's discussion Bennett Speedway
Jul 25
Robert Mitchell replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Bennett Speedway'
"There it is plain as day! That's cool. Great pics, Dennis."
Jul 25
TMC Chase replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'CATAWBA VALLEY 300 7/26/1969'
"Race report from Spartanburg Herald "
Jul 25
Dennis Andrews posted a discussion

CATAWBA VALLEY 300 7/26/1969

CATAWBA VALLEY 300Hickory SpeedwayHickory, N.C.July 26, 1969Race #19 of 1969 was held at Hickory Speedway, a 4/10 mile paved oval. Pete Hamilton qualified on the pole with a GT track record of 16.38 seconds and led the first 82 laps before spinning in turn four. Wayne Andrews took over the lead until lap 100. From there Pete led the rest of the way building up a 2 lap advantage to capture win number 8.There were 3 cautions for 23 laps with 18 of the 26 starters running at the finish.Fin      …See More
Jul 25
Dennis Andrews left a comment for A. David Copley
"Happy Birthday David!"
Jul 25
Dennis Andrews replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Bennett Speedway'
"Thanks Robert. You can really see the original shape of the track. Confirms what I saw on the ground last year. 3 and 4 are almost mirror images of one another with #1 being a little larger radius and #2 even a larger radius unwinding onto the back…"
Jul 25
Robert Mitchell replied to Dennis Andrews's discussion 'Bennett Speedway'
"Dennis, I found this aerial of Bennett Speedway to add to your research. It's the earliest I could find from September 19, 1961 - "
Jul 24

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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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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 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

At 4:41pm on January 1, 2014, Devin said…

HAPPY Birthday Dennis!

At 10:48am on November 7, 2013, Robin L. Agner said…

Thank you Dennis!

At 10:25pm on October 21, 2013, gary m. sutton said…

Thanks, Dennis. It has been a great day!

At 11:03am on October 4, 2013, Phillip Payne said…

Thanks Dennis!

At 8:11pm on September 29, 2013, Charles Ray Stocks said…

dennis it was great to see you and your dad yesterday enjuyed yhe fellowship with all the good folks at this great event

At 1:31pm on September 20, 2013, Devin said…

Thank you! :)

At 10:20pm on August 29, 2013, Keith Smith said…

dennis , the mustang and like cars your dad drove at Talladega and other tracks, did they have a mustang rear end or was it the grand national type but with narrowed axles, was it a stock type mustang frame and suspension in the front or was it a GN with mustang sheet metal ??

 
 
 

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