Race Nov. 10, 1941

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Race Nov. 10, 1941 - Barneft Cops Race at Ascot Oakland Champion...
Barneft Cops Race at Ascot Oakland Champion Finishes First in . 140-Lap 140-Lap 140-Lap Affair Ed Barnett, Oakland 500-mile 500-mile 500-mile champion, trimmed a fast field of veteran race drivers to win yesterday's yesterday's 140-lap 140-lap 140-lap big car race at Ascot Speedway, South Gate. The race was shortened from 150 laps by officials due to darkness. Barnett look over the lead from Slim Mathis on the 118th lap after the pair had staged a ding-dong ding-dong ding-dong battle, changing first place three times inside of 10 laps. The extra speed forced Mathis to the pits with engine trouble, however, and he wasn't able to return. PALMER SECOND Ken Palmer was second, Johnny Johnny Garrett third, Dick Stangland fourth, Shorty Ellyson fifth and George Fitzger sixth. Harnett's time was lh. 6m. 20.35s. Bill Scheffler and Johnny Parsons, Parsons, who had fastest qualifying times, were both forced to the pits early, Scheffler when leading leading on the seventh lap and Parsons Parsons when in the lead on the 31th lap. PARSONS BEATEN SchefTler trimmed Parsons in the two-lap two-lap two-lap helmet sprint in 51.12s. while Parsons passed all drivers on the track to win the 10-lap 10-lap 10-lap Australian pursuit in !m. 1.53s. Johnny .Garrett took the Class B 10-lapper 10-lapper 10-lapper in 4m. Il.:j6s. Manager Dave Mings an nounced a 150-Iap 150-Iap 150-Iap stock roadster race for next Sunday, while Thanksgiving afternoon at Ascot will be celebrated with the 200-lap 200-lap 200-lap Gold Cup classic. a

Clipped from The Los Angeles Times10 Nov 1941, MonPage 18

The Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, California)10 Nov 1941, MonPage 18
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