Memories of SPRINGFIELD'S SPEEDWAY

Joe Shaheen's Little Springfield

Stock Car Photos from the Past

     Stock Car Racing Every Sunday Night

  ......  at Springfield's Speedway  ......

  

Art Aubuchon  # 4 ~ Clover Leaf Stock Car ~ Pepsi - Cola Special 

St.Louis Missouri ~ 1951

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Allen Crowe # 77 - Ford Flat - Head Coup Stock Car

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Glen Bradley # 77 Cicone Coupe

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Dick Troutt # 77 Ford Coupe

Springfield's Speedway - Feature Winner - 1957

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Dick Troutt # 23

Springfield's Speedway ~ Feature Winner ~ August 26, 1962

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 Art Zellers # 64 - 1935 Flathead Ford 'Renfro Special' out of Middletown, Illinois

  This Old Coupe Raced at Springfield, Pittsfield & Peoria Speedways in the 60's

UPDATE - 11/27/06

Drivers name is Art Zellers. The little boy is his son Jamie and the person
standing with them is me, Jim Dobey.   Thanks for the great site. Sure
brings back lots of memories.

~~~  Thanks Jim for Your Email Message  ~~~

  

Photo Courtesy of Terry Renfro

Photo was taken in September of 1967 at Pittsfield Raceway

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The below Photo is from the 1976 'Super Weekend' Springfield's Speedway Program

Larry 'Boom Boom' Cannon of Danville Illinois   ....  Salms Grilnek Photo

Do You Know What Year  this Photo was Taken  ????    nouncr@comcast.net

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Wink Bridges with Winning Trophy at Springfields Speedway

Scott Shults Photo  ~  nouncr@comcast.net

What was the Announcer & Trophy Girls Name in the Above Photo ???

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Please Correct Me if My information about Photos

are Wrong at :  nouncr@comcast.net

I believe the #5 in the Background was Jerry Roberts

the #3 was Driven by Jay Akers

  

  Scott Shults Photos -  # 3 against Turn 3 Fence in Upper Pits & # 55 on Trailer in Upper Pits

I took these two Color Photos with my Polaroid 210 Camera in 1968 or 69'

Pickles Standerfer # 55 - 1968 Ford Torino at Springfields Speedway

I took the above Photo on the Judges Stand  ...........................................

This Photo also taken from the Judges Stand of Herschel Jenkins

# 7 Dodge Stock Car Spinning Sideways out of Turn # 4  ................

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Scott Shults Photo

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   Jim Patrick ~ 1957 Chevy Stock Car # 1

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   Dick Taylor # 3 Barracuda Owned By Frank Renfro

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    Art Lynch ~ 1964 Chevy Nova Stock Car # 69

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George Elliott # 01 - 1957 Chevrolet Stock Car

Dick Bush # 35 - 1967 Camaro Stock Car

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Al Baker # 88 - 1967 Camaro Stock Car

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Roger Drake # 52 - 1968 Chevelle - 1972

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Art Lynch # 14 - 1967 Camaro - 1972

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Tom Donley # 24 - Dick Taylor # 3 - Jim Moughan # 12 in Turn # 1 - 1974

Scattergood Photo

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My First Late Model at Springfield's Speedway in Turn # One  .............................

....................................................................  The Club-House is in the Background

                                    

                                                                     Marvin Scattergood Photo

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These Next Three Photos I took from the Infield of turn Three

during Time Trials in 1982  .....................................................................

 

Jim Leka # 7 Late Model from Decatur, Illinois - 1982  ........................

Rick Standridge # 10 Late Model from Divernon, Illinois - 1982  .......

Les Steveson # 76 Late Model from Mason City, Illinois - 1982  ........

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The next two Photos were taken by Marvin Scattergood in 1982 at

Springfield's Speedway.  The Top photo is Me (Scott Shults #10) and

Jim Callarman is the Drivers Name of # 96 Late Model in Turn # one.

Thanks to Scott Mudra for emailing me Jim Callarmans name 

that I could not remember.

Yes, I Won the Heat Race at Springfield's Speedway but, Not the Feature  ......

This Photo was taken in Turn # one, the Grandstands were Packed that Night.

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