For the season, his No. With the help of older brother, Bob Healey age 16 , and his mother Liz, Rick sharpened his skills as a builder and waited for the day that he could get behind the wheel. Slater putting the V8 in the winners circle the second week wasn’t a fluke as he would quickly make Norwood his track for this season. It was decided to keep the Yankee name for this race. Brian is the son of former race car driver Ashton Cox and has been driving since he was 2 years old.

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The pace car was his modified Ford Model T.

Paul Menard – Wikipedia

Menard showed limited improvement inrunning in the top 10 many times, only to later have problems. Besides stock car races, special race nights for the midgets and demo derbies drew good motorsport crowds. It appeared that Menard was to blame, but footage captured by a fan showed that Owen Kelly was at fault.

Blaney gave the team its 99th victory last summer at Pocono. That was evident by the weekly racce releases, press events, print and radio advertisements and community support. He also was up front for a good part of the day in the other. Scorers had the win going to Emanual Zervakis, known as the “Golden Greek” by the media.


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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In he came close to winning the Xfinity Series race at Road America in his hometown of Wisconsin. In the Sprint Unlimited, Menard finished in a career best 3rd place, after surviving several big ones. Not giving up on jenard at Norwood Arena, Ed Stone filed a formal request in to bet on midget races.

Carl Merrill believed in bringing structure to the Norwood Arena racing hug. Gillett Evernham Motorsports Petty Enterprises. Also in the “space man” appeared at Norwood Arena. The economy was doing well. Retrieved March 4, It took a few weeks to get enough cars to make a field to put on a race.

Motorcycles and sports cars and dragsters also tried their hand at racing at the facility over the decades. Waltrip Earnhardt Jr. He currently resides in the Charlotte, North Carolina area with his wife Jennifer.

Tony was thrown to the ground and died instantly. This particular sound went back to his early days as a disc jockey.

Merrill had started his association with Norwood Arena shortly after it opened. He passed away a month later.


Some understood the logic and signed up to build new cars and compete at Norwood while others saw this as a treasonous act. Emily Alden of Boston was killed and two other women were injured.

A down side to early stock cars is that they were designed for street use and modified for racing.

Paul Menard ready to make NASCAR history with Wood Brothers Racing

Dale Earnhardt Ron Hornaday Jr. The founding management of the Norwood Sports Arena were: Roush-Yates Engines Team Penske. Retrieved July 20, Menard also won his first Busch Series race on June 24 at his home track of the Milwaukee Mile by holding off a late race charge and bump from Cup jenard Kevin Harvick.

Two minors were caught with beer sold by the track. Nine year old Brian Cox was the pace car driver for the Sportsman feature on August 3rd. Driver’s Championship Hornaday Hornaday.