Long-time legendary car owner and race promoter Julian Klein...
Larry Flynn at Speedway Park..
Former driver and noted engine builder Speedy Spiers still resides in the Jacksonville area...
Jacksonville Speedway ad from 1968...
Speedway Park action from 1958 (Jack Miller Collection)
Clayton Norton photos from 1968 - Lester Register is in the # 23
Jeff Swindell on his way to winning the Sprint Car feature at Jax Raceways - Feb. 4, 1983
Jack Nolan at Jax (Photo Courtesy Travis Grace)
Billy Yuma at Speedway Park - 1963 (Mike Bell Collection)
Jacksonville's David Ezell - 1957 (Marty Little Collection)
Singer Pat Boone joins Tiny Lund in victory lane after Tiny won the 200 lap Jacksonville Speedway championship in Nov. 1967..
Jimmy Lee Capps at Jacksonville - early '60s (Walt Wimer photo)
Ken Powell at Jacksonville Speedway in 1967
Problems in 1968 for both Albert Strickland and Bob Eubanks (Clayton Norton Photos)
David Ezell drove this Model A Modified at Speedway Park in the early 60s (Mike Bell photo - Little Collection)
Time Trial results from the Jacksonville 200 in November 1967...
Some rough action at Jacksonville Speedway in 1967 involving Johnny Jackson #81, Charles Wingate #11 and Herb Spivey #44...
Larry Flynn at Speedway Park in 1958 (Jack Miller Collection)
Will Cagle at Speedway Park in 1961 with his Crosley-bodied Super with chain-driven steering (Mike Bell Photo)
Feb. 1983 - Sammy Swindell in the Old Milwaukee Sprinter at Jax Raceways
Eldon Yarbourgh at Jax Raceway (Photo Courtesy Billy Register)
Larry Flynn shown at the old half-mile dirt in Jacksonville in 1962 (Mike Bell Collection)
Tiny Lund poses with a couple of his fans at Jacksonville Speedway...
Lee Roy Yarbrough-driven sedan around 1960 (Courtesy Robert Kuebler)
Ted Horn and Joie Chitwood get set to race at a Jacksonville track - year is unknown...
1967 Action Racing Magazine Jacksonville Speedway montage (Clayton Norton Photos)
New Gator Speedway ad from 1971...
Dave and Mike Warnock's #2X that Jack Ethridge drove in the mid 70's
Jan. 1971 story on the death of Herb Spivey...
Larry Flynn #18 at Speedway Park in 1960. Rod Eulenfeld on the inside of Flynn, and Jack Nolan #51 (Mike Bell Photo)
Willie Carter's Little Zero coupe...
Curtis Turner and Herb Thomas head the field for a 1954 NASCAR Grand National race at Jacksonville Speedway Park...
Speedway Park action from the early '60s...
1950 - Johnny Thompson
Tampa-area driver Jimmy Riddle's car at Speedway Park in 1962 (Mike Bell Collection via Marty Little)
Unknown date and driver...
1962 - Flash Fordham at Jacksonville Speedway (Walt Wimer Photo)
#39 Lee Roy Yarbrough leading the half-pint car of Bobby Tyre and #16 David Ezell at Speedway Park (Courtesy Bob Kuebler)
Doug Wolfgang at Jax Raceways - Feb. 1983
January 1954 report from Speedway Park on death of Cecil Phillips - part 1
January 1954 Speedway Park report part 2
Pee Wee Hornsby
Terry Mock takes a win at Jax Raceways
Willie Carter in 1963
Speedway Park race report from February 8, 1954
Jax Raceways - Feb 4, 1983 - Steve Kinser
Ohio's Chick Hale brought this Super down to run at Jacksonville Speedway in 1962 (Walt Wimer Photo)
Elbert Allen racing Billy Irwin in the NASCAR GN race in 1954Irwin
Rod Eulenfeld - 1962 at Jacksonville Speedway (Walt Wimer Photo)
Line-up for NASCAR GN race at Speedway Park on 3-7-54.
Lee Roy Yarbrough's Red Devil 39 in the pits circa 1961 (Courtesy Robert Kuebler)
Tiny Lund in a 1964 Ford at Jacksonville Raceway
NASCAR GN race at Speedway Park on 12-1-63. This is the race Wendell Scott won.
Trouble during the NASCAR GN race on 12-1-63. No. 2 is Jimmy Pardue.
Richard Petty leads Ned Jarrett during the NASCAR race on 12-1-63
Larry Thomas crashes during the Dec. '63 NASCAR GN race at Speedway Park
Wayne Shugart at Jax in the late-1960s...
Ted Horn wins a Sprint Car feature at Speedway Park circa 1950
Jacksonville Speedway 1962 - Yankee Smith (Walt Wimer Photo)
Larry Flynn at Jacksonville Speedway...
Curtis Turner, Louise Smith, Bill Snowden and Buck Baker pose at Speedway Park...
Eldon Yarbrough at Speedway Park...
Speedway Park - Red Farmer
Dicky Ferry wins a special event put on by the Jacksonville Lion's Club at Jax Raceways...
Lee Roy Yarborough at Speedway Park...
Bill Mishoe and crew...
Speedway Park pits in the mid-1950s... #21 Jr. was driven by Johnny Deaver...
Tiny Lund circa 1973
Earl Pearson, Jr. after a win at Jax Raceways...
1946 - Jacksonville Speedway under construction...
Jimmy Capps takes a win...
Jacksonville Speedway 1957 - Piggy Bennett leading Weldon Adams and Larry Flynn...
Jacksonville's Johnny Thompson ran five NASCAR Cup races including Daytona in '52 driving for Hans Winter...
Jack Nolan at Jacksonville Speedway...
Eddie MacDonald, Sr. - 1959
Wayne Shugart takes a win at Jax Raceways...
Buzz Barton Super at Speedway Park (Morris Herbert Collection)
Junior Johnson - NASCAR GN 1960...
Jack "The Beard" Frazier
Jax Raceways pit office and concession stand...
Early shot of Speedy Spiers...
Tommy Riggins after a win at Jax Raceways...
Jimmy Capps raced this car for David and Tommy Mincey at Speedway Park in 1962...
Hot Rod driver Ace McGartlin loses a wheel at the old Jax track - late-'40s, early-'50s (Courtesy George Collins)
Tommy Rowe and Rod Eulenfield through the fence at Speedway Park in a heat race. Repairs were made, and Rowe won the feature!
A young Lee Roy Yarbrough with car owner Frank Conken in the Early-1960s with the car they ran at Speedway Park...
Butch Hubbard at Jacksonville Speedway around 1970...
Willie Carter circa 1960 - car owned by Speedy Spiers (Lee Smith Photo)
Wayne Ezell 1955 Chevy...
Frank Brantley was a top competitor at Jacksonville Speedway...
Report on the first open cockpit races to be held at Jacksonville Speedway on March 16, 1947...
B. L. Stone takes an Early Model win at Gator Speedway circa 1970...
Lee Roy Yarbrough after a win circa 1960-61 (Courtesy Robert Kuebler)
Sammy Kirkland and car owner Donnie Barrett at Jacksonville Speedway...
Wayne Shugart - 1985
Ohio's Gene Petro after a win at Jacksonville...
Wild Willy Carter at Speedway Park...
Ready to go racing at Speedway Park in the late 1940s...
Albert Strickland (R) with car owner Pete Reynolds at Speedway Park...
A little bit of damage to Willie Carter's car...
Speedway Park mess circa 1959 - Larry Flynn in the background...
David Ezell drove this #50-50 at the old Jacksonville Speedway...
Chris Thompson takes a win at Jax Raceways...
Earl Pearson, Sr. pretty well used up this Chevy (Courtesy Tom Smith)
Cow races at Speedway Park?
Wild Willy Carter with car owned by John Burger...
Larry Joslyn at Jax Raceways...
Car of Flash Fordham...
Wayne Shugart, Tiny Lund and Dave Renfroe, Sr. at Jacksonville Speedway...
Bob Ferguson circa 1956...
Points trophies for L-R Albert Rudd, Johnny Thompson, Ace McGartlin, David Ezell and Buddy Herndon...
Bob Moore gets on top the hard way at Speedway Park...
1960 - Larry Flynn and David Ezell at Speedway Park (Bob Hill Photo)
George Thrift takes a tumble at Jax Raceways...
David Ezell Chevelle circa 1970...
B. L. Stone upside down at Jacksonville Speedway - Late 1960s...
Late-1940s shot of the Ralph Kellum-owned car driven by Albert Rudd...
Terry Mock missing a bit of bodywork...
Owner Claude Harpe in 1956 with his car that was driven by Pee Wee Hornsby (Courtesy Everett Harpe)
Lee Roy Yarbrough after winning the 1960 Florida-Georgia Championship race (Courtesy Robert Kuebler)
Aerial view of the Jax Raceways complex on Pecan Park Road (Courtesy Barry Waldschmidt)
Bobby Tyre's Half-Pint Modified circa 1960 (Courtesy Rodney Butler)
Neat color shot of Willie Carter's Modified in the early-1960s...
First published ad for the new Jacksonville Speedway, Inc. - From National Speed Sport News - 2-12-47...
Lakeland's Bobby Johns before a Jacksonville Speedway Sprint Car race in 1979...
Late 1980s - Kevin Gundaker at Jax Raceways...
April 1947 - Jimmy Ropond at Jacksonville Speedway (Erwin Weeks Photo-George Collins Collection)
Earl Pearson, Jr. after a Modified win at Jax Raceways...
Juanita Barrow competed against the men in the late-1960s at Jacksonville Speedway...
Jimmy Capps ran this Buick Riviera at Jacksonville Speedway in 1969 (Steven Thornton Collection)
Wayne Shugart leading Sam Sommers at Jacksonville Speedway - Late-1960s...
Wayne Joiner at Jax Raceways...
Program cover from the AAA-sanctioned races on November 16, 1947 - Feature race was on by Ted Horn...
B. L. Stone
Neat autographed photo of North Florida legend Rance Phillips (Courtesy Steven Thornton)
Eddie MacDonald set a track record with this car at Speedway Park (Courtesy George Collins)
One of the Jacksonville racing legends - Earl Pearson, Sr. (Courtesy Tom Smith)
Donnie Miller's car after a bad night at Jacksonville Speedway...
Eddie MacDonald off with the checker (Billy Kokotis Photo)
Jack "The Beard" Frazier and crew with the Jim Britts LM at Jax Raceways...
Skimp Hersey leads Red Byron at Jacksonville Speedway in 1946 (Erwin Weeks Photo - George Collins Collection)
Nero Steptoe ran this 1934 Chevy with a '57 Chevy V-8 engine in the 1959 Southeastern Championship at Speedway Park...
Billy Myers of Winston-Salem, NC after a win at Jacksonville Speedway (George Collins Collection)
Speedway Park - 1959...
Cecil Trammell and his crew...
Ronnie Rohn won 15 races in a row with this Camaro at Jax Raceways in 1978...
Speedy Spiers' Plymouth-powered car driven at Jacksonville tracks by Willie Carter and Rod Eulenfeld...
Jody Turner at Jax Raceways...
D. T. Britt Camaro LM driven by Buddy Geiger...
Billy Moyer at Jax Raceways...
#22 Nova driven by Junior Green - #46 in background is Earl Pearson...
Buster Peterson looking very serious...
Wayne Shugart wins at Jacksonville Speedway...
Gary Barrett takes a win at Jax Raceways in 1998...
Wally Masters-owned car driven by Herb Spivey...
1951 - Albert Rudd
Late Model racing at Jacksonville Speedway circa 1966-67...
Rick Ferkel leading Ron Shuman during the 1983 World of Outlaws opener at Jax Raceways (Max Dolder Photo)
Jacksonville Speedway circa 1948 - George Highsmith, Piggy Bennett and J. C. Olson...
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