Harvey Jones in 1979 at Thunderbowl Speedway, GA with his Skeeter Modified (Lee Gammel Photo)
Rare photo of the track at the Volusia County Fairgrounds in Deland from the mid '50s (Joslin Collection)
Frank Riddle in victory lane at the 1985 Little 500 in Anderson, IN
Gary Balough in the infamous Batmobile at Syracuse, NY (Jan Garl Collection)
John Gamble in a Buick at Pasco County Speedway - 1971 (R.A. Whitecar Photo)
Jim Childers gets ready for a Little 500 at Anderson, IN - Frank Riddle is on the right (Childers Collection)
Mike Loescher, who now runs a racing school in FL, up north in 1972...
1986 Nissan Indy Challenge winner Al Unser, Jr. on the streets of Miami (Stan Clinton Photo)
Interviewing A. J. Foyt at Walt Disney World Speedway in 1995 - Later he gave me a ride around the track...
Mike Franklin - Charlotte County Speedway 1994...
Brooksville's Dave Scarbrough dominated the 1986 Little 500 - He finished 21 laps ahead of the second place car...
Unknown where this photo was taken - the #00 is either Emil or Buzzie Reutimann (Kathy Ray Collection)
Melbourne's Billy Yuma at Oswego NY...
Harvey Jones' LM at Cordele Speedway in the mid 80's...
Former Miamian Bobby Allen with his Bob Hamke built Modified at Dorsey Speedway in Maryland (Marty Little Collection)
Miami's Bobby Brack chases NE legend Parker Bohn at Wall Stadium, NJ... (Marty Little Collection)
A very early Tampa-area ride for Will Cagle...
A bad roll-over here.. (Joslin Collection)
Fulford-Miami Speedway in 1925 before being destroyed by a hurricane (State Archives of Florida)
Remains of Fulford-Miami Speedway after being struck by the hurricane in 1926 (State Archives of Florida)
Wally Dallenbach, Sr. set to go Midget racing at Daytona Municipal Stadium in 1964 (Les King Photo)
Buzzie Reutimann - 1961 - track unknown (Marty Little Collection)
Jim Childers at the 1988 Little 500 in Anderson, IN (Bob Fairman Photo)
Dick Joslin in his 56 Dodge NASCAR convertible at Soldier Field in Chicago (Bob Sheldon photo from the Marty Little Collection)
Syracuse, NY - 1979 - Buzzie Reutimann (Bob Scott Photo)
Jacksonville's Jimmy Capps in the 1960s
Dumont Smith with his race car in North Carolina before moving to Florida (Smith Collection)
This shot of Phil Orr in the King Motors Special is possibly from the old Casselberry track (Joslin Collection)
Ad for NESMRA Supermodified races at West Palm and Hialeah (Larry Harrell Collection)
Rod Pope after a 6-cylinder win at Pasco County Speedway - 1971 (R.A. Whitecar Photo)
Robert Hamke after a Quarter Midget win - Now one of the top car builders in the U.S.
Harvey Jones from Tallahassee, Florida at Thunderbowl Speedway in Valdosta, GA...
Racing at Fulford-Miami Speedway in 1926 (State Archives of Florida)
What a mess... Photo possibly from the track in Casselberry (Joslin Collection)
Wayne Reutimann's big crash at Syracuse, NY - the entire roll cage was sheared off but Wayne didn't get a scratch...
A newspaper photo of Wayne Reutimann's Syracuse crash with Wayne surveying the scene...
Bobby 5X5 Day with his race car around 1960... He would become more famous as a photographer..(5X5 Collection)
Doing a dive-bombing act - track and driver unknown (Joslin Collection)
Will Cagle with an early LM win - track unknown...
Many flagmen back in the day did their thing right on the track... Not sure where this was taken (Joslin Collection)
Modifieds in the late '50s - Drivers and track unknown (Joslin Collection)
Bruce Gaskins takes a LM win at Citrus County Speedway...
Phil Orr - Year and track unknown (Joslin Collection)
Emerson Fittipaldi on the Miami street course in 1987 (Stan Clinton Photo)
Putnam County Speedway ad from 1972 (Buzzy Berry Collection)
Russ Adkins after a win at Pasco County Speedway in 1971 (R.A. Whitecar Photo)
Ralph Hepburn at Fulford-Miami Speedway in 1926 (State Archives of Florida)
Sonny Hartley #3X dices with Wayne Reutimann at the 1987 Little 500 (David Tucker Photo)
1968 - North Florida hot shoe Rance Phillips at Waycross, GA Speedway (Jack Dixon Collection)
Boynton Beach Speedway program from 1961. (Marty Little Collection)
Buzzie Reutimann prepares for a race at Dover Downs in 1969 (Marty Little Collection)
Tampa's Ralph Luguori after a Midget win in Rochester, NY...
Gary Balough in Billie Harvey's car at Syracuse, NY (Bob Scott Photo)
Crane Cams decal from the early 1960s. They were based in South Florida. (Marty Little Collection)
Pete Folse, Jr. takes a Sprint Car win at Lakeland Interstate Speedway (Bobby 5X5 Day Photo)
Tampa's Will Cagle drove this '37 Ford coupe for Lucky Jordan at Langhorne in 1963 (Marty Little Collection)
Orlando driver Bob Luscomb (3rd from left) was part of Chuck Arnold's crew at Indy in 1959 (Luscomb Collection)
1979 - Will Cagle at Syracuse NY's mile track (Bob Scott Photo)
Tampa's Bill Roynon around 1970 - track unknown...
Tampa's Al Keller at Indianapoils in 1955
Patch from Brevard County Speedway in Eau Gallie in the '50s (Marty Little Collection)
Buzzie Reutimann at Reading, PA (Gary Amerman Collection)
1971 - Ron Oliver at Pacso County Speedway (R.A. Whitecar Photo)
Bobby Brack in the Rahmoc Winston Cup car at Charlotte, NC in 1979 (Geo. Fetrow Photo - Little Collection)
Frank Johnson after a win at Lakeland Interstate Speedway in 1987 (Bill Faller Photo)
Buzzie Reutimann at Islip, LI, NY...
SaraMana Speedway article from January 1954 (National Speed Sport News)
Frank Riddle at Highland Rim Speedway, TN in 1994..
The entrance to Gator Motor Speedway in Naples - 1972 (Larry Glendenning Photo)
Bobby Rahal at the Miami Indy Car race in 1986 (Stan Clinton Photo)
Pensacola's Wayne Neidecken's at Birmingham, AL - 1965
Floyd Peacock takes a win at Pasco County Speedway in 1971 (R.A. Whitecar Photo)
Harvey Jones at Thunderbowl Speedway in GA - 1979 (Lee Gammel Photo)
Emil Reutimann at Sara-Mana Speedway after yet another feature victory in his potent Chevy coupe (Marty Little Collection)
Oilzum Feature Win decal (Marty Little Collection)
Speedway Park Tampa program cover (Marty Little Collection)
Marilyn McCrary at Lakeland Interstate Speedway in 1990 (Bobby 5X5 Day Photo)
Roy Skinner after a win at Citrus County Speedway. (Tom Delker photo from the Marty Little Collection)
Jerry Adema after a win at Collier County Speedway in 1980 (J.J. Stanton Photo)
Bob Luscomb took out this ad in Action Racing Newspaper after his shop was broken into in 1968..
Roy Strain on the gas at Ocala Speedway in 1982 (Bobby 5X5 Day Photo)
Donnie Allison at Palmetto Speedway (Marty Little Collection)
Richard Brinson leads Eddie King at Lakeland Interstate Speedway - 1987 (Bill Faller Photo)
Layout of the Tamiami Park course in Miami used by the Indy cars in the mid '80s...
Country Boys Speedway was a track near Lantana that had a short life span but provided racers with loads of dirt track fun...
Jerry Weld before racing at Daytona Municipal Stadium in 1964 (Les King Photo)
Melbourne's Billy Yuma takes a win at Oswego, NY in the Summer of 1964...
Don Toothman and Jim Bates after a tangle at Ocala Speedway in1968
Bronson program from 1976 (Marty Little Collection)
Will Cagle takes a win early in his career - track and date not known...
Talking with Tony George of the IRL at the Walt Disney World Speedway Preview in 1995.
"D-A" Dick Gavrich sold D-A racing oil at South Florida tracks and also wrote for National Speed Sport News...
Lloyd Christopher who raced out of Key West for awhile in a Midget in the late '40s (From Dee Powell via Marty Little)
Bill Roynon at the 1985 Little 500 in Anderson, IN (Max Dolder Photo)
1971 - Jerry Tilly at Pacso County Speedway (R.A. Whitecar Photo)
Tampa's Frank Riddle at the 1987 Little 500 (David Tucker Photo)
Story on the Racing Reutimanns from Cavalcade of Auto Racing's Fall 1968 issue.. Note the name was misspelled throughout..
Bobby Brack's modified sedan at the Vineland (NJ) Speedway in the summer of 1964 (Marty Little Collection)
Joe Ross drove this '34 Ford for owner Joe Malzahn in the early 50s on South Florida ovals. Was a team car to Bob Malzahn..
Randy Tissot campaigned this clean Nova on the NASCAR LMS tour in 1976 (Marty Little Collection)
Great shot of the old Phillips Field track in Tampa
Jimmy Haynes #20 passes Marv Carman on his way to finishing second in the '84 Little 500 at Anderson, IN (Bob Fairman Photo)
Melbourne's Jim Rathman at Indy in 1961
Butch Yoakam takes a win at Citrus County Speedway...
Harry Campbell's dad Louie "Pop" Campbell. Note the familiar number 11 (Campbell Collection)
Orlando's Bob Luscomb with a late '50s Modified - track unknown (Luscomb Collection)
David Hart in the pits at Citrus County Speedway circa 1994...
Close action in 1972 at Putnam County Speedway (Buzzy Berry Collection)
Frank Riddle leads Bob Frey to the checker to win the 1985 Little 500 at Anderson, IN (David Tucker Photo)
Pete Folse (Larry Harrell Collection)
Aerial view of the backstretch of Stock Island Speedway in the FL Keys around 1965 (State Archives of Florida)
View of the grandstands at Stock Island Speedway in the Florida keys - around 1965 (State Archives of Florida)
Bill Roynon with Cal Krusen's Sprinter - track unknown - Ollie Silva stands next to his car on the outside...
Johnny Schaffer at Putnam County Speedway in 1972 (Sam Satterwhite Photo - Berry Collection)
Billy Yuma at Oswego, NY around 1964...
State of Florida issued Press patch from the early 60s (Marty Little Collection)
Wayne Reutimann, Sr. 1968 - track unknown (Courtesy Buddy Bielarski)
This proposed track in the Florida Panhandle never got past the planning stages (Stock Car Racing Magazine April, 1971)
Dave Scarbrough hits the wall during the 1988 Little 500 at Anderson, IN (Bob Fairman Photos)
Bo Hartley gets his trophy at the Tangerine Invitational in 1970 at the age of 6... He'd later become TBARA Champion..
This is possibly Jim Bates at Ocala Speedway - date and photographer unknown...
Wayne Reutimann at the Lakeland Sprint preview Jan. '72 (Larry Harrell Photo)
Modifieds line up for a race at Samarana Speedway in the late '50s...
Jim Childers in a USCA Silver Crown car at the Phoenix, AZ Copper World Classic (Childers Collection)
1978 Rocky Fisher Sprint Car Winternationals ad (Larry Harrell Collection)
A rare shot of Will Cagle in Grant King's USAC Champ Car at the Hoosier 100...
County Line Speedway (Clewiston) race report by Marty Little - 1980
Pee Wee Griffin with a late 1960's Northern Modified ride (from March 1972 Stock Car Racing Magazine)
Jimmy Riddle of Tampa - track unknown...
Harvey Jones of Tallahassee picking up the feature win at Thunderbowl Speedway in Valdosta, GA (Photo Courtesy Mark Roland)
Frank Riddle spins out during the 1986 Little 500 at Anderson, IN (Harry Dunn Photo)
Jim Hunt at Eldora Speedway for the 1981 World 100 (Bob Markos Photo)
Old A.R.E. Newsletter from 1966 (Luscomb Collection)
Front row for the 1987 Little 500 in Anderson, IN - Eventual winner Bob Frey #20, FL's Jim Childers #68 and Jeff Bloom...
1967 track owner meeting
Herb Madray's #99 Hudson coupe that he raced in South FL in the early 1950s (Walt Wimer Photo)
Dumont Smith article from 1968 edition of Florida Stock Car Magazine...
A '37 Ford coupe owned and built by Miami's Teddy LaFleur in the early '60s...
Doug Heveron at Charlotte County Speedway in 2001 (Gene Marderness Photo)
Robert Smith survived this horrible crash and fire during the 1986 Little 500 at Anderson, IN (Harry Dunn Photos)
Will Cagle at Nazareth, PA in the '60s...
Tampa's Ralph Luguori at Langhorne, PA...
Tampa's Sport Allen and crew at the 1985 Little 500 in Anderson, IN...
My brother got this at an event at a Goodyear store in Orlando. Signed by Johnny Rutherford, Darel Dieringer and Fonty Flock...
Dick Anderson gives Joe Nemecheck a friendly bump during a USA Series race at Lakeland USA Speedway in 1988...
Florida was represented by 14 drivers at the 1987 Little 500 in Anderson, IN (David Tucker Photo)
Earl DeVore in the Miller Special at Fulford-Miami Speedway (State Archives of Florida)
Curtis Crider takes a win at Ocala Speedway in 1972 (Buzzy Berry Collection)
Lee Faulk at Citrus County Speedway in 1997
Florida's Gary Balough won the 1984 All American 400 in Nashville...
Bobby Allison left Miami for Hueytown, AL in the early '60s and the rest is history...
Red Farmer also moved from Miami to Hueytown, AL where he hooked up with long-time sponsor Long-Lewis Ford...
1985 Little 500 at Anderson, IN - Stan Butler gets out of shape as Sport Allen #18A and Jeff Palms avoid (David Tucker Photo)
Bobby Allison at Birmingham in the early '60s...
Cover of the 1966 St. Augustine Speedway program...
Carlton Calfee after a Southern Modified win at Dade City Speedway in 1972 (Calfee Collection)
Early shot of Fireball Roberts - track unknown
Sept. 1949 driver roster from Pompano Speedway (Edwards Family Collection)
Gary Balough at Flemington, NJ in 1974...
Florida's Frank Riddle won the pole for the '83 Little 500 at Anderson, IN (Gene Brooks Photo)
Jerry Mathis, Sprint Car driver Wendy Mathis' dad, at Lancaster, NY Speedway in 1969...
Tampa's Robbie Crouch at Catamount Stadium in Milton, VT - 1974
Wes Hall leads John Gamble at Ocala Speedway - 1972 (Sam Satterwhite Photo - Berry Collection)
The "Tampa Terror" Will Cagle relaxes before a race at Nazereth, PA...
Lakeland's Dave Dunkin and crew at Charlotte in 1976...
An early ride for Butch Yoakam of Inverness..
Dick Anderson at Nashville
Fox and Sons ad from the early 70s (Buzzy Berry Collection)
Ray Bontrager and Ed Howe - track unkown (Mike Howell Collection)
Dave Scarbrough enjoys his victory in the 1986 Little 500 at Anderson, IN (Harry Dunn Photo)
1972 Putnam County Speedway action (Sam Satterwhite Photo - Berry Collection)
Sonny Hartley of Orlando had a tough time holding his head up during the 1987 Little 500 at Anderson, IN (Max Dolder Photo)
R.H. Ellis takes a win at Bronson Speedway in 1979 (Denise Ellis Green Collection)
Sara Mana Gold Cup race report - January 1954
Sonny O'Sullivan, who now lives in Edgewater, FL, pounds the Wall during the 1980 Spring Sizzler at Thompson, CT
Gary Balough after winning the World Crown 300 at Georgia Intl Speedway in 1984
Pancho Alvarez at Speedway Park that was located on Hillsborough Ave. in Tampa (Courtesy Danny Brower)
Miami driver Randy Tissot's NASCAR GN car at Atlanta in March 1974 (Courtesy Danny Brower)
Sarasota-Bradenton Speedway flyer from 1962 (Courtesy Kathy Ray)
A Classic Car win at Charlotte County Speedway for Danny Shearer - late 90s (Shearer Collection)
Jimmy Capps of Jacksonville with his Camaro NASCAR Grand American car.
Emil Reutimann in action at Silver Dollar Speedway in Lakeland.
Anderson, IN - Florida's Jim Childers and crew ready for the Little 500 (Childers Collection)
Tampa's Pancho Alvarez - Track Unknown
Bob Luscomb and Robert Smith get some attention as they prepare for a Little 500 race at Anderson, In the mid-1970s.
1995 Walt Disney World Speedway Preview - Interviewing Lyn St. James
George Thrift wins a Modified feature at St. Augustine Speedway in 1997 (Gwen Usina Photo)
Darryl Shelnut takes a win at Punta Gorda in the Jimmy Harris #00 LM...
Al Cox, shown here in 1966, was one of the top drivers at the old St. Augustine Speedway...
Larry Tyler at Anderson, IN for the Little 500...
Tampa's Bill Roynon at Jackson, MI International Speedway in 1972.
Micro Midgets racing at a track in Leesburg, FL during the early 1960s...
Tampa's Will Cagle - Won many Modified track championships in the Northeast...
Tampa's Jimmy Riddle ready to go racing in a Supermod... track unknown...
Lee and the late "Jeff" Barfield were great supporters of Sprint Car racing in the State of Florida.
TQ Midgets at Boynton Beach.
Page from Polk County Speedway Program - August 1952 (Courtesy Marty Little)
AMC Hornet at Country Boys Raceway in Lantana...
Gibsonton's Robert Smith #3 in Atlanta racing the legendary Jan Opperman #99...
Butch Smith wins a race at the old Lakeland International Speedway in a Ford Anglia...
Mike Cope of Pinellas Park won the 1994 and 1996 NASCAR All Pro Series championships...
Late-1950s Quarter Midget racers in South Florida...
Florida star Daniel Keene at the 1987 All American 400 in Nashville, TN...
John Smith after a heat race win at Citrus County Speedway in 1996...
Jacksonville driver Eldon Yarbrough #25 chases Jimmy Hatchell at Summerville, SC Speedway (Courtesy Dargan Watts)
S. FL driver Billy Bigley, Jr. preps for a Hooters Cup race at Toledo, OH Speedway (Courtesy Dean Bentley)
Tampa's Ronnie Smith at the Little 500 in Anderson, IN... Car was built by Bob Luscomb...
St. Cloud's Scott Bramlett in the pits at Citrus County Speedway...
Charlotte County Speedway Holeshot 400 1994 - Mike Garvey and Ken Schrader LeWarre team...
Gary Balough in action at Winchester, IN Speedway...
Tampa's Jimmy Riddle with the Sunny Brook Dairy Diamond 4 - track unknown...
Pat Bresnahan and Roy Skinner in victory lane at Citrus County Speedway...
Ad for the big Holiday Monday event at the Fulford-Miami board track in 1926... It was the only race ever held there...
One of two cars S. FL driver/builder Robert Hamke built in the early '70s to run on the SE circuit... Donnie Allison driving...
Action was pretty wild at the short-lived Country Boys Speedway near Lantana...
Originally from Hudson, NH, Dave Dion now lives in Daytona Beach... He drove this Ford in 4 Cup races during 1978...
A Mini Cooper D-Sedan in an SCCA race at Lakeland... The track was part road course, oval and also used the drag strip...
Tampa's Dave Scarbrough drove Harry Campbell's car to the 1974 Ohio State Series championship...
Bunky Hall after a win at Ocala Speedway...
Drivers and points from October 1966 at the now defunct St. Augustine Speedway...
Scott Lagasse, Jr. after a Modified win at the newer version of St. Augustine Speedway...
Dick Joyce battles another competitor at Ocala Speedway circa 1965 (Roger Epps Collection)
1963 Ford in victory lane at Collier County Speedway in the late-1970s - driver unknown...
South FL driver Spud Murphy racing at Flemington, NJ Speedway (Dave Nichols Photo)
Frank Riddle of Tampa gets set for a Sprint Car feature at Highland Rim Speedway in TN in 1993 - He went on to win the race...
Dunnellon Park 1958 - E. D. Martin in a Ferrari 250 Testa Rosa leads the Porsche 550 RS of Roy Schechter...
Starting grid for 1960 SCCA National at Corry Field in Pensacola... Hap Sharp is in the #95 Cooper Monaco with Maserati power...
Dave Scarbrough with one of the Ledford Sprint Cars at Citrus County Speedway...
Neat photo from the only NASCAR GN race held at Titusville-Cocoa Airport...
Tampa's Richard Pratt #91 lines up next to Bubby Jones at a Dayton, OH USAC Sprint Car race - May 1979...
A Mercury Cougar digs in at Country Boys Raceway in Lantana...
Will Cagle takes a win circa 1959-60 - track unknown...
TBARA driver Jim Childers takes the checker to win the 2000 Little 500 in Anderson, IN...
St. Augustine's Bill Snowden - 1948...
Florida standout Daniel Keene before the start of a Big 10 Series race at Concord Speedway in the mid-1990s...
Tampa's Dick Hope - this is possibly at Phillips Field - car owned by Frank Dery...
South FL driver Jackie "Turn Around" Brown at Nashville circa 1985...
Billy Bigley, Jr. weighs in for an All Pro race at Nashville...
David Reutimann won the 1998 Powell Memorial race at Ocala Speedway driving for Mark Cowherd...
Robert Smith and George Rudolph get set for the Little 500 in Anderson, IN - not sure the year....
Larry Brazil of Tampa at Anderson, IN's Little 500 - Mid-1980s...
Bartow's Rick Wilson at Birmingham Intl Raceway in 1981...
Stock Car action at Ocala Speedway circa the mid-1960s (Roger Epps Collection)
Tampa's Bill Roynon at Eldora, OH...
Wayne Anderson at Citrus County Speedway...
Boynton Beach Speedway program...
Florida driver Butch Hirst at the 1970 National 500 in Charlotte in Richard Brown's Superbird...
Lindbergh Howard #51jr. leading at Ocala Speedway - Mid-1960s...
Tampa's Al Keller at Indy in 1959...
South Florida's Jeff Dufresne ran this NASCAR Modified in the Northeast in the early 1970s...
Jacksonville's Patty Moise took 7th in the SCCA Trans Am St. Pete GP driving this Buick Somerset Regal...
A Dodge Coronet at Country Boys Raceway in Lantana...
Fred Berghoff at Hendry County Speedway in Okeechobee...
1951 - Tampa's Frank Riddle after a win at Speedway Park in Tampa...
Bud Barone at Country Boys dirt track near Lantana (Henry McKenzie Photo)
Robert and Kathy Ray after a win at Ocala Speedway in 1989...
Former South FL driver Randy Tissot at North Wilkesboro...
Miami's Bobby Brack racing at Charlotte County Speedway (Punta Gorda) circa 1990-91...
Teammates David Crews and Buddy Gieger at St. Augustine Speedway circa 1990 (Courtesy Leonard McCord)
Bartow's Rick Wilson at Nashville in 1983...
South Florida's Randy Tissot at Talladega in 1973...
Augie Pabst - Lotus 19-Climax before an USRRC race at Pensacola - 1963...
Wild "Run whatcha brung" action at Country Boys Raceway in Lantana (McKenzie Photo)
Formula Vee action at the Osceola Airport near Kissimmee..
Tampa's Frank Riddle running one of the last races held at Lakewood Speedway in Atlanta, GA...
Orlando's Bob Luscomb also ran the Lakewood race...
...as did Jim Childers from Lutz...
Tampa legend Pncho Alvarez...
Old program driver roster from Phillips Field in Tampa - Late-1950s (Courtesy Gene Adler)
An Oldsmobile ready for action at Country Boys Raceway in Lantana...
Dave Heinz racing his Corvette on the Lakeland road course in 1974...
Eddie MacDonald at Gainesville Speedway circa 1965...
Pompano Speedway ad from 1951...
The late Randy Fox was one of the top competitors in Florida Late Model racing especially at Charlotte County Speedway...
South Florida driver Gary Balough after winning the Miller 300 NASCAR BGN race at Charlotte Motor Speedway...
Former South FL driver Dennis Coyle toured the area short tracks with his Wheelie Magic Fire-Rescue truck...
...and here's a front view...
South Florda's Gary Balough at an ASA race at the Milwaujee Mile...
South Florida's Donnie Allison migrated to Alabama where he became a short track legend - Here at Nashville in a Ford circa 1965
Joe Winchell takes a Modified win at Charlotte County Speedway...
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