Bobby Hunter race-Grandpa was his mechanic

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o w l i n ; Tabu Fru- Personnel the 2. 211- Rains and won Deadbeats Lakers, in 'a ... · | . · '" and Fast Convertibles In Field Tonight Two of the fastest convertibles in midwestern racing circles have been entered in tonight's 100-lap championship program for late model stock cars at Sun Valley Speedway. Bobby Hunter of Indianapolis has entered the 1955 Olds rag top in which he set the pace through half of the May 12 100-lapper for new cars at Sun Valley and Bud Cro- hers, also of Indianapolis, has entered the '56 Ford convertible ri which he led 62 laps of the Aug. ' 100-lap race for new cars. Thirty cars, both convertibles and hardtopped models, have been entered in tonight's program auctioned by the Late Model Dision of the Midwest Association or Race Cars. It's the first visit f the season at Sun Valley by the .ate Model circuit, which includes ars of 1949 through '56 vintage. in In addition to the 100-lap champi- nship race which will be the feature of 'the 'evening, two eight- lap heats, . a · :· 12-lap Australian Pursuit race and a special five- lap .match race for convertibles only win be offered. Time trials tition. Wendell Fall of Indianapolis,' fo fn drive a 1950 Ford, while Spike Sheldon of Fortville. third-place'' finisher in the National Crown race Aug. 18, joins the field in a '53 Plymouth. Convertible jockeys in addition to Hunter and Crothers, are George Lay of Indianapolis, chauf-" feur of a, J 55 Oldsmobile, Eddie Butsch, in a "52 Ford convertible and Sheldon. A quartet of Shelbyville drivers will be headed by Russ Mason and his '52 Buick. will launch the action at 7:30 p. m: (EST) and the first race will be sD called by starter Butch Brooks a P Late Models At ML Lawn Track NEW CASTLE-One of the most attractive shows of the season ts Mt. Lawn Speedway fans Sunday night. Sept.'16. Drivers of late-model 'racers bearing the sanction/of "the Mid-."' west Association for Big Cars will invade the arena for popular New Castle a -show headed by a acing will s( -ari ar 3 p.m. and Harold (Dutch) A pair of hardtop pilots familiar! Hurst ' Munde ' wi11 serve as track' to Sun Valley patrons have Pnfpr^! reana Ser and narrator. 8:30. .late model cars in tonight Briefs Northwestern -- An intrasquad compe-: Ths MARC group will be making its first appearance at Mr. Lawn and Hurst, believes the visit of the late-model brigade will bring out the largest crowd of the season.

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  1. Anderson Daily Bulletin,
  2. 15 Sep 1956, Sat,
  3. Page 6

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