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PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:19 am 
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This is a 1/18th scale model I built of the Fletcher 66.

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Really cool model of a really great racecar. Complete down to the little RED ball on the back bumper.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 7:45 am 
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Red Arndt and Boots Podjed had seat time in the 45 during the late 1960s

Yes Steve and Ron Passarella raced a #45 at Port too in the later 60 s. Jusy saying.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:23 pm 
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I see a lot of discussion on the driver of the #45. I just zoomed in on the photo and “RICK” is the name on the roof, so I assume it is Rick Russel.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 3:37 am 
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I see a lot of discussion on the driver of the #45. I just zoomed in on the photo and “RICK” is the name on the roof, so I assume it is Rick Russel.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 8:54 am 
Case closed on the 45, thanks.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:48 am 
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Port - 15.1 seconds = 179.8' per second = 122.6 MPH
Eldora - 12.7 seconds = 180' per second = 122.7 MPH
Selinsgrove - 15.8 seconds = 176.9' per second = 120.6 MPH
Williams Grove - 16.1 seconds = 173' per second = 117 MPH
Lincoln - 12.7 seconds = 145.2' per second = 99 MPH

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Speed Palace - 7
Grove (Won a free pass...so at least 1) -
Hilly's (Maybe) -


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:41 pm 
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NICE picture! :thumbright:

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:37 pm 
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That Johnny Grum model is insane! Thank you for sharing!!


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:41 am 
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Is that a young Denny Bonebrake sitting on the 5 LM?

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:40 am 
Looks like Denny for sure.


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Is that a young Denny Bonebrake sitting on the 5 LM?

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:04 pm 
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And Bobby Allen and Steve Smith behind the wing looking things over....


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:18 pm 
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Great catch EZ49.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:02 pm 
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Not near the quality of 60's work.....but the 1962 rendition of the Emrich bug.....minus the pointy fronts on the roll bars. I did this back in the 80's.....I originally built it to match the 62 version, then redid it to match the McCoy look in early 1963...then back to 62 again....couldn't make up my mind back then....thus the points never went back on the bars.

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Port - 15.1 seconds = 179.8' per second = 122.6 MPH
Eldora - 12.7 seconds = 180' per second = 122.7 MPH
Selinsgrove - 15.8 seconds = 176.9' per second = 120.6 MPH
Williams Grove - 16.1 seconds = 173' per second = 117 MPH
Lincoln - 12.7 seconds = 145.2' per second = 99 MPH

2015 Attendance

Speed Palace - 7
Grove (Won a free pass...so at least 1) -
Hilly's (Maybe) -


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:06 pm 
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Port - 15.1 seconds = 179.8' per second = 122.6 MPH
Eldora - 12.7 seconds = 180' per second = 122.7 MPH
Selinsgrove - 15.8 seconds = 176.9' per second = 120.6 MPH
Williams Grove - 16.1 seconds = 173' per second = 117 MPH
Lincoln - 12.7 seconds = 145.2' per second = 99 MPH

2015 Attendance

Speed Palace - 7
Grove (Won a free pass...so at least 1) -
Hilly's (Maybe) -


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