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Drivers of the past..

Post by JoeyHersheyFan » Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:31 pm

So what are some of your fav. drivers that don't race anymore.. Here are a few of mine:

Will Cramer
Von McGee
Len Thompson
Sean Keen
Sean Michaels
Jeff Busby
Todd Hestor
Troy Camp
Tommy Beavers
Dustin Hoffman
Joe Deihl
Jeff Sheppard

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Re: Drivers of the past..

Post by 3913 » Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:32 pm

To me some of the best sprint car racing ever was watching Ray Tilley, Mitch Smith, and Bobbie Adamson from inside turns 1 & 2 on a Saturday night at Selinsgrove.

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Post by Old51 » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:02 pm

Len Seroka, Tommy Spriggle, Ed Zirkle

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Post by Popboon » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:29 pm

I agree with 3913.

Ray, Bobbie and Mitch certainly put on some great shows at Selinsgrove -- and elsewhere.

I'm biased, I know because he and his wife were my wife's and my closest friends, but Ray was the best I ever saw in Central Pennsylvania.

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Post by GOSHOW » Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:10 am

I can't really say one against the other because there were so many great ones. I kind of look at it in era's and who I miss watching.
Johnny Mackison, Bobby Hersh, Bobby Abel, Gene Goodling, Bud Folkenroth
There are a couple that span different era's that were amazing to watch and those would include
Ray Tilley, Lynn Paxton, Stevie Smith, Kenny Weld
I miss watching the Weld, Opperman battles and then throw Van and Dub May in there.
Van May, Bobby Allen, Steve Smith were a tango to deal with at Lincoln. I miss the Weikert car no matter who was driving, although Weld, Bobby Davis, and Wolfgang gave it some record setting rides.
I really think the 70's had the most talent at the same time in our area.

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Re: Drivers of the past..

Post by poolguy » Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:07 am

Big Block Weaver
Stambaugh
Pat Cooper


I miss this kind of racing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hqe_KjCEBZM
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Re: Drivers of the past..

Post by scoend » Tue Feb 12, 2013 11:33 am

Jeff Sheppard. The battles with Fred @ Lincoln were classic!!

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Post by Duff17D » Tue Feb 12, 2013 2:33 pm

Smokey Snellbaker :bdf: :bdf:

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Post by SLINKMASTERC » Tue Feb 12, 2013 4:49 pm

scoend wrote:Jeff Sheppard. The battles with Fred @ Lincoln were classic!!
The Best one was the 2008 Speedweek race at Hagerstown.........FREDDIE WHO!!!! Me being a Rahmer fan loved the rivalry those two had. They would talk trash about each other in Victory lane speeches. I remember a time they would talk trash on each other, but if you went into the Pits Fred would be wearing a Jeff Shepard shirt and Jeff would be wearing a Fred Rahmer shirt. You know they had fun with it, and was just something to get the fans fired up.
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Re: Drivers of the past..

Post by 1080 » Tue Feb 12, 2013 5:21 pm

I'm with GoShow...

Mackison-Tobias-Sowers-Felty-Hersh-Abel-Folkenroth-Tilley ...Semi lates - Weirman - Dunstan - Goodling....from the 60's

Grum-Mitch-Smoke ...I was AWOL from 1970-74...Late Models - Garman - Nave...from the 70's

Kauffman in the 410's......Jackson in the Sportsman in the 80's...

Roamed too much to have a favorite in the 90's...
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Re: Drivers of the past..

Post by SLINKMASTERC » Tue Feb 12, 2013 5:32 pm

poolguy wrote:Big Block Weaver
Stambaugh
Pat Cooper


I miss this kind of racing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hqe_KjCEBZM

:thinking3: :yikes: We still see racing like that at Lincoln on a weekly basis. Think you need to put the pull sticks down and look out your window on Saturday nights. :laughing7: :poking: :bdf:
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Re: Drivers of the past..

Post by vaportrails » Tue Feb 12, 2013 7:06 pm

Todd Shaffer
Jeff Shepard
The Weikert Car
The Hamilton Car
Jim Nace
Doug Wolfgang
The G-Man
Chris Eash
Frankie Kerr
Randy Wolfe
Joe Gaerte
Rocky Hodges
Dean Jacobs
Bill Brian
PJ & James Chesson
Dave Height
Rick Hench
Darren Eash
Jesse Wentz
Todd Gracey
Troy Camp
Barry Camp
Alan Cole
Dave Kelly
Bobby Davis Jr.
Joey Kuhn
Just to name a few

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Re: Drivers of the past..

Post by racebug » Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:57 pm

the racing at Silver Spring - Locke - Parthemore - Leib - Wolford - Jackson - Putney - Mullen - Bricker....and so on.

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Re: Drivers of the past..

Post by JoeyHersheyFan » Wed Feb 13, 2013 12:45 am

vaportrails wrote:Todd Shaffer
Jeff Shepard
The Weikert Car
The Hamilton Car
Jim Nace
Doug Wolfgang
The G-Man
Chris Eash
Frankie Kerr
Randy Wolfe
Joe Gaerte
Rocky Hodges
Dean Jacobs
Bill Brian
PJ & James Chesson
Dave Height
Rick Hench
Darren Eash
Jesse Wentz
Todd Gracey
Troy Camp
Barry Camp
Alan Cole
Dave Kelly
Bobby Davis Jr.
Joey Kuhn
Just to name a few
Nice list.. except Todd Shaffer. I can't stand him. BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!

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Re: Drivers of the past..

Post by 1983bullshippers » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:03 pm

Dub May an Van May........Johnny Grumm

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