Los Angeles, CA. The final media conference of the weekend from p. This column will cover highlights from both of these conferences.
In the garage is information and pictures of almost every car I drove with a little history. Check back as I am always adding cars from my past. Click on a link below to go right to the car.
You know, everybody has one. But, Editor Brennan wanted something different for his roadster pickup for that very reason, so he sent me to visit Joe Fontana, proprietor of Fontana Automotive in Gardena, California. Joe has, for many years, carved racing engines out of blocks of aluminum.
What kind of motors do they run in the midget cars? Are they based on production blocks? Ford, Chevy, Mopar, Others?
Where are the midgets? I actually get this question a lot, so I finally decided to make an entry for it. No I don't know where the midgets hang out.
For a while there was a separate series of specifications for championship cars designed to be run on dirt, rather than paved, tracks. The "triple crown" is earned in USAC racing when a driver claims all three national championships silver crown, sprint car, and midget car. Only two drivers, Tony Stewart and J. Yeleyhave achieved the triple crown in a single season.