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- Arlen Vanke
How Arlen Vanke Spoiled Grumpy’s Day
It was the summer of 1969 and we were having a ball racing my original ’63 Dodge 426 Max Wedge “Drag’n Wag’n.” My friend Arlen Vanke had originally built the engine and was involved in every step of preparing it, and from the onset, that Dodge was an outstanding race car, capable of running under the national record whenever and wherever it needed to.
- Ronnie Sox
There are no absolutes in life, but the claim that Ronnie Sox was the greatest four-speed driver that ever lived comes pretty close. The longtime racing partner of Buddy Martin was the winningest Pro Stock driver (with nine victories in 23 events) during the short-lived four-speed era (1970-72), and he also claimed six additional Super Stock victories from 1967 to 1969.
- Crowds still roar in folks' memories of legendary racetrack ...Star Telegram Article
The other day, I drove to one of the last large, empty land tracts in North Richland Hills, at the southeast corner of North Tarrant Parkway and Smithfield Road. I parked my car on the roadside and walked along a giant strip of asphalt that must be 400 yards or more.
- NASCAR AMC Matador
This is a tribute to the NASCAR AMC Matador which campaigned in the 1970's. It was driven by Bobby Allison, Mark Donahue, Dave Marcis, Donny Allison, Gary Bettenhausen, George Follmer, and Jocko Maggiacomo.