Friday, December 27, 2019

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Albuquerque Karting

I believe this is a photo of the Albuquerque Karting Club taken in 1955. I believe the guy kneeling in the center with the trophy and the Wayfarers is Eddie Corbin. Eddie’s father owned a shop that sold karts and mini bike stuff.



Monday, December 23, 2019

Albuquerque Dragway

From the History of Albuquerque Drag Racing FB Group. The following was posted by Lyle Greenberg:

In the early 1970's, Albuquerque was practically the center of the Nitro Harley universe. There were 3 nationally competitive bikes all based here - Dave Campos, Jerry Cox and Bobby Abels. I am not sure if Abels is still alive, but I see Cox and Campos several times a year. These guys were the pioneers that paved the way for Doug Vancil and other guys that run the low-6 second times of today.
These pictures are Jerry Cox in 1974.




Sunday, December 22, 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019

New Mexico Travel Brochure

My brother Rob recently picked up this New Mexico travel brochure from the 1930’s.



Saturday, December 14, 2019

Friday, December 6, 2019

Speedway Park

This is a reposting of an account posted by Kenny Campbell on the FB forum Remembering Albuquerque Speedway. I don’t know Kenny but just think it’s a neat story and like to preserve any New Mexico race, track, shop, club history wherever I can.

My hero, Al Demaree.  Larry and I were best friends and Al sold me his 1946 Ford coupe for $300.00 in 1959. Al was a great teacher and I learned a lot hanging out in his garage. Lots of great memories. He always called me Mr. Kenny. After l blew up the flathead he helped me put a 283 Chevy V8 in it, he was “The Man”.








Sunday, December 1, 2019

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Wing Car

1969 Daytona Charger in legendary “grandpa green”, just like my Charger originally.



Wednesday, November 20, 2019

1974 Yamaha GTMXA

I spotted this photo of a restored Yamaha 80 exactly like my first motorcycle. Below is my daughter Sydney on mine about 20 years ago. I still have it (the 80 and the daughter).




One more photo, my grandmother on the bike about 40+ years ago. I love that motorcycle.






Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Fabulous Hudson Hoon-It

My 14 year old son Vaughn’s latest obsession, a Hudson bodied drift car. He’s a pretty cool kid!



Monday, November 18, 2019

Triumph T100RR

Another hens teeth Triumph at Ace Classics. This one an ultra rare purpose built American dirt tracker.


 

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Triumph GP




A new visitor at Ace Classics, a 1949 factory Triumph GP. I made to Ace Classics on a long layover once. Gotta go back now.

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