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 #221034  by edirt
 Fri Sep 23, 2011 10:57 pm
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Gordon Woolley at Thunderbird Speedway.

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Gordon Woolley beside the restored "Grasshopper". He won a championship in 1951 in this car
at the old Suicide Bowl in Waco, TX.
 #221237  by TRACK ANNOUNCER
 Mon Sep 26, 2011 12:32 pm
Ralph Carlson's GROUND POUNDER to be at KSP's Fan Fest Vintage car show!!!

Ralph Carlson's vintage race car will be on display at Kennedale Speedway Parks Fan Fest vintage car show on Saturday, October 1st, 2011. This race car is sure to bring back some memories for many as this type of race car was hustling dirt oval tracks all over the country back in the 60's or so. Check this car out and take a look at how they built them and how they raced them.

This car comes to KSP after years of racing up at the famous raceways of Wall Stadium and Flemmington Speedway, home to many a great racers!!!


Last car ever built by Jerry Barnett out of Arizona will be on display!!!

Legendary race car builder, Jerry Barnett from the state of Arizona will have his very last race car that he built on display at Kennedale Speedway Parks Fan Festival. The driver was Steve Land and the painted number 14 was seen on it's sides. Restored and polished to show conditions makes it a must see vintage car that was winning races in the 70's.



Former track champion car from Devils bowl and Greenville on display at Fan Fest!!!

A outstanding race car that has been restored ground up will be on display at the KSP Fan Fest on Saturday, October 1st from 2:00pm - 5:00pm. This car come out of the shop brand new as a Nance Race Car of Wichita Kansas. Long time fans of the DFW area may have seen this car racing in the local area and at big events far and wide. Driver Eddie Long was the pilot of the #2 race car. Long won track championships at Devils Bowl and also at Greenville way back in the day. To name a few other tracks that Long raced at was Princeton, Thunderbird, Lawton and Cowtown.

This is one of those cars that is a work of art and a great restoration job by Ken and Jerry Murphree of the DFW area.