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Smokey Snellbaker stats

Post by rrc » Mon Jan 13, 2014 5:11 pm

Would anyone know how many wins and top 5's Smoke had in 1974 and 1975?

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Re: Smokey Snellbaker stats

Post by trecraft » Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:04 pm

rrc wrote:Would anyone know how many wins and top 5's Smoke had in 1974 and 1975?
Smokey was the KARS Champion in 1975 and won both the Williams Grove and Selinsgrove Championships in 1975. He was third in the 1974 National and 20th in the 1975 National.

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Re: Smokey Snellbaker stats

Post by rrc » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:53 pm

Thank you Trecraft!

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Re: Smokey Snellbaker stats

Post by smokey56 » Tue Jan 14, 2014 11:54 am

I remember Smoke saying that he had 29 wins(most for him in a season) in 1975 and none in 1976 because of a new chassis that was designed and was bent/twisted from the time it was made but the twisted frame was not discovered until after the 1976 season was over. He said that 1976 was his most frustrating year of racing. 1974, 75, 76 was in the Wasson #5 and Dic- Hench was his crew chief at the time.

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Re: Smokey Snellbaker stats

Post by Scott Harro » Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:16 pm

i can get you the details from SG later today
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Re: Smokey Snellbaker stats

Post by rrc » Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:00 pm

Thanks guys for the replies!

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Re: Smokey Snellbaker stats

Post by Scott Harro » Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:21 pm

at Selinsgrove

1974 - 4 top 5's, 1 win, 2 thirds and 1 fifth

1975 - 18 top 5's, 9 wins, 3 seconds, 3 thirds, 2 fourths, 1 fifth. Won track championship
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Re: Smokey Snellbaker stats

Post by rrc » Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:27 pm

Thank you for taking the time to look this up Scott! Much appreciated.

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Re: Smokey Snellbaker stats

Post by Flying Tiger » Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:57 am

I know you didn't ask but for 1976 I counted 0 wins, 3 seconds, 9 thirds, 2 fourths and 11 fifths in KARS competition, (Sel-Wil).
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Re: Smokey Snellbaker stats

Post by rrc » Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:21 pm

Not a typical Smokey kind of year! Thank you for the stats!

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Re: Smokey Snellbaker stats

Post by BLT 777 » Sat Jan 18, 2014 3:41 pm

Here's Smoke's Williams grove wins for '74/75:
-6/7/1974
-7/12/1974

-3/30/1975
-4/6/1975
-5/16/1975
-5/30/1975
-7/18/1975
-7/25/1975 (Summer Nationals)
-8/1/1975
-8/15/1975
-8/22/1975 (Twin 25’s)
-9/21/1975

-All wins in the Wasson #5
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1 - Hagerstown, Trail-Way, Selinsgrove, Mercer
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Re: Smokey Snellbaker stats

Post by rrc » Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:30 pm

Thank you so much BLT 777 for looking these stats up! Wow...1975 was quite a year!

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