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Post by Michael Ferner » 4 months ago

Latest post of the previous page:

The track is smaller than Trenton, and further up north.
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Post by hollie3sa » 4 months ago

I had to google that one and found it very difficult even with the significance of that very photograph. Me being of course someone who doesn't know much about the history of the US ovals. Good one. Didn't know the track was built that early. :thumbsup:

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Post by Michael Ferner » 4 months ago

It was actually built before WW2...

... and one of the very few paved tracks (if not the only one) in New England at the time.
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 months ago

Michael Ferner wrote:
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The track is smaller than Trenton, and further up north.
And it also begins with a 'T'..... I think :wink:

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Post by Michkov » 1 month ago

Let's kick this thread off again shall we. Something easy for starters
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Post by Michael Ferner » 1 month ago

Francorchamps?
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Post by Michkov » 1 month ago

Of course it is. Your turn @Michael Ferner

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Post by hollie3sa » 1 month ago

Michkov wrote:
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Let's kick this thread off again shall we. Something easy for starters
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Is that Malmédy?

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Post by Michael Ferner » 1 month ago

No, I think it's Stavelot, with the bypass under construction. Malmédy looks very different.
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Michael Ferner wrote:
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No, I think it's Stavelot, with the bypass under construction. Malmédy looks very different.
Yes, this is the entry of Stavelot corner. In the background you can see the old track coming back from the village of Stavelot.
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Post by jimclark » 1 month ago

Michael Ferner wrote:
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Recognize the young gun? Yea, but what circuit, hehe...
Michael Ferner wrote:
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Yes, and yes, but no, it's not Trenton! :cool:
Michael Ferner wrote:
4 months ago
The track is smaller than Trenton, and further up north.
Michael Ferner wrote:
4 months ago
It was actually built before WW2...
... and one of the very few paved tracks (if not the only one) in New England at the time.
I surreneder....'stumped. EB's:
Everso Biggyballies wrote:
4 months ago
And it also begins with a 'T'..... I think :wink:
makes me think "Thompson", but I've never been to, nor seen, the place......

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Post by hollie3sa » 1 month ago

Michael Ferner wrote:
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And this: Is this Winchester? (I have absolutely no idea about speedways. But we have to keep this thread going ;-))

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Post by Michael Ferner » 1 month ago

Yes to Thompson, no to Winchester.
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Post by EB » 1 month ago

Carrell Speedway, Gardena CA?

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Post by Michael Ferner » 1 month ago

:thumbsup:

Note two famous cars in that picture, the first two tube-frame Sprint cars ever built. Still "in the white" is the famous #98 junior in its very first race. The other is the Hal Cole Kurtis Sprinter in its second race; half a year later it even ran at Indianapolis, the last time Sprint cars were still allowed to run there.

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