Bobby 5X5 Day watches the action at Golden Gate Speedway - Thousands of photos on this site are Bobby's handiwork...
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)
Pensacola driver Wayne Niedecken, Sr. ran Supermodifieds all over the Southeast...
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)
Robert Hamke after a Quarter Midget win - Now one of the top car builders in the U.S.
Zephyrhills driver Buzzie Reutimann's Dover Brake Special in the pits at Nazareth, PA Speedway in 1974 (Rich Young Photo)
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)
Racing at Fulford-Miami Speedway in 1926 (State Archives of Florida)
Harvey Jones from Tallahassee, Florida at Thunderbowl Speedway in Valdosta, GA...
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)
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)
Miami's Bobby Johns was a teammate to 1965 Indy 500 winner Jimmy Clark - Johns finished 7th in the race...
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....
Buddy Pearce at Country Boys Speedway in Lantana...
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...
Tampa's Frank Riddle running one of the last races held at Lakewood Speedway in Atlanta, GA...
...as did Jim Childers from Lutz...
Orlando's Bob Luscomb also ran the Lakewood race...
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 legend Pncho Alvarez...
An Oldsmobile ready for action at Country Boys Raceway in Lantana...
Old program driver roster from Phillips Field in Tampa - Late-1950s (Courtesy Gene Adler)
Dave Heinz racing his Corvette on the Lakeland road course in 1974...
Terry Mock of Jacksonville ran everywhere from the dirt tracks of Jacksonville to Daytona International Speedway...
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...
Joe Jacalone in action at St. Augustine Speedway in 1993 (Jacalone Collection)
1994 - Joe Jacalone at St. Augustine Speedway (Jacalone Collection)
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 Florida's Donnie Allison migrated to Alabama where he became a short track legend - Here at Nashville in a Ford circa 1965
Jacksonville's Eldon Yarbrough (Lee Roy's brother) was as tough a competitor as you could get both on dirt and asphalt...
Joe Winchell takes a Modified win at Charlotte County Speedway...
Miami Micro Midget track circa 1958...
Jacksonville's Earl Pearson, Jr. after a Hav-A-Tampa LM win at Waycross Motor Speedway in Georgia...
Melbourne's Billy Yuma ran this Supermodified in the Northeast at places like Oswego (NY) Speedway...
Bill Craine at Moroso Motorsports Park - May 1, 1983 SCCA Trans-Am Race...
Miami's Herbie Tillman after a win at Flemington, NJ (Dave Dykes Collection)
An emotional Joe Nemecheck after a Busch GN win in '97 at Homestead - His brother John had died in a wreck there 8 months before
Typical wild action at the short-lived Country Boys Raceway in Lantana...
Zephyrhills driver Buzzie Reutimann at at track in New Jersey in the early-1970s with wife Linda and little David...
South Florda's Gary Balough at an ASA race at the Milwaukee Mile...
Ft. Pierce driver Gene Johnson (R) and his car owner pose with one of Gene's first rides...
St. Augustine's Wayne Shugart ran dirt tracks all over Florida winning tons of races...
Red Farmer in an Austin-Healy at the SCCA 1958 Orange Bowl Championship at Masters Field Course in Miami, now a college campus..
Cecil Eunice of Blackshear, GA ran numerous races in Jacksonville, Lake City and at Volusia County Speedway...
Jimbo Chadwick in a Ford Falcon at Clewiston Speedway - car was owned by David Mansfield...
Miami's Jackie Evans moved north to race Modifieds like this one in 1966 at the Nazareth, PA Speedway (Rich Young Photo)
Tom White was a regular at Golden Gate Speedway as well as Citrus County Speedway and other tracks...
Pancho Alvarez on the gas at Phillips Field in Tampa circa 1959...
Kevin Durden at Citrus County Speedway...
Pensacola's Wayne Niedecken, Sr. after a wild ride at Georgia International Raceway...
David Le Beau takes a Modified win at St. Augustine Speedway in 1989...
Jacksonville's Lee Roy Yarbrough with Marion Cox's Ford at Columbia, SC Speedway circa 1967-68...
Miami's Nokie Mallory ran Modifieds briefly on the Northeast dirt tracks and won several times...
Eddie Cheever (now a resident of Orlando, FL) after winning the 1999 IRL Indy Car race at Walt Disney World Speedway...
Richard Poindexter won the 1982 Late Model championship at Bronson, Fl Speedway...
Tampa's Jimmy Haynes was on his way to being a big star before losing his life at Phoenix Intl Raceway in February 1985...
Hialeah and Palm Beach Speedways regular Doug Jackson with his NASCAR All-Pro Late Model at the Concord, NC Speedway...
Originally from the Miami area, these guys became the famed Alabama Gang - Donnie Allison, Bobby Allison and Red Farmer...
Bruce Gaskins at Citrus County Speedway (Inverness)...
Paul Newman drove Bob Sharp's Datsun 280ZX Turbo to a 10th place finish in the SCCA Trans-AM race at Moroso on May 1, 1983...
Ricky Carlton of Crystal River (#34) ran on the ASA circuit for a brief period...
Florida legend Dick Anderson driving the Harry Zimmerman-owned Modified at the Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, NY...
Miami's Bobby Johns tried to qualify Smokey Yunick's "Sidecar" machine for the 1964 Indy 500 but did not make the race
Another shot of this unique and interesting Indy Car from the mind and hands of Smokey Yunick...
Ted Hodgdon ran locally at Orlando SpeedWorld and New Smyrna as well as the All-Pro tour - He now lives in Danbury, CT...
South Florida driver Gary Balough leading Sammy Beavers at the Syracuse Mile in New York...
Miami's Gary Balough #75 in a tight Battle with Dale Earnhardt #3 at Atlanta Motor Speedway...
Tampa racing legend Larry Brazil leads Bernie Graybeal #83 and Kenny Weld at Middle Georgia Raceway (Macon, GA) in 1970...
Dave Scarborough #14 dices with Larry Rice during Little 500 practice at Anderson, IN Speedway - May 22, 1987...
Dave Raupp takes a win at Country Boys Raceway in Lantana...
The first NASCAR Cup car for Miami-area racers Butch Mock and Bob Rahilly who teamed to form RahMoc Racing...
Jacksonville driver David Ezell at Waycross, GA Speedway in 1960 (Courtesy Rodney Butler)
Miami's Bobby Johns after winning the 1962 Volunteer 500 NASCAR GN race at Bristol, TN...
Steve Moran at St. Augustine Speedway before it was paved...
Zephyrhills natives Buzzie (#00) and Wayne Reutimann (#3) race against each other at the Orange County Fair Speedway in New York
Brothers Robert #3 and David Smith #80 at the 1986 Little 500 in Anderson, IN (Max Dolder Photo)
Tampa's Dave Steele drove for Bob Gratton Racing on the USAC Silver Crown circuit in 2002-03, winning four races...
Hank Thornton takes a win at Saramana Raceway in Sarasota...
Yankee Smith takes a win at Gainesville Speedway...
Neat shot of Tampa's Ralph Ligouri attempting to qualify a Novi for the 1961 Indy 500 - He did not make the race...
Chuck Wooten gets set to race on the Palm Beach International Raceway road course in March, 1966...
Two of the greatest NASCAR owners-mechanics both ran out of Daytona Beach - Henry "Smokey" Yunick (L) and Ray Fox (R).
Hot Rod racers line up in front of Potter's Wax Museum before going to race on St. Augustine Beach in the early-1950s...
The late John Makula won numerous races and championships at Sunshine/Showtime Speedway and Citrus County Speedway...
Buddy Herndon after winning the 1949 Florida Dirt Championship for Hot Rods in Daytona Beach...
Red Farmer was still calling Miami home when he traveled the Southeast with this Supermodified in the early-1960s...
Admission ticket to the Jalopy Races at St. Augustine Beach Speedway - 1954 (Courtesy Joe Jacalone)
Pensacola Supermod driver Wayne Niedecken, Sr. was lucky to survive this huge crash - date and track unknown...
1982 photo of Tampas's Robbie Crouch who won 45 NASCAR North-K&N East Series races between 1979 and 1997...
David Russell of Longwood...
...and his teammate Pete Orr of Montverde with the Horsen Around Farms Late Models at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway...
South FL racer Mike Toemmes at Lavonia (GA) Speedway in 1990...
In 1938, Jacksonville's "Speedy" Ed Eng was the Florida Beach Champion in Stock Cars and Florida Midget Champion too..
Chris Turner with a 1983 win at Collier County Speedway in Naples...
This Trevis Sprinter was owned by Walt Sizemore of Miami then later driven by Tampa's Ralph Ligouri - Here in 1977...
Legend Cars at Daytona Municipal Stadium in 1995 - Jeff Ford leading Ted Richard...
"Diamond" Jim Higginbotham takes a 2007 Sportsman win at Ocala Speedway...
Tampa legend Pete Folse in 1957 at Hutchinson, KS for an IMCA Sprint Car race - he won (L. A. Ward Photo)
David Seeright in action driving his 1964 Ford Fairlane at Country Boys Raceway in Lantana (Henry McKenzie Photo)
Bill Stinson takes a win in 1984 at the now defunct Collier County Speedway in Naples...
Wayne Reutimann of Zephyrhills ran Modifieds in the Northeast during the Summer - This car owned by Paul Blair...
Former Miamian Charles "Red" Farmer at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway circa 1965...
Micro Midget racing in the Miami area in the late-1950s - Robert Hamke is piloting #3...
Tampa's Daniel Keene at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway...
Wayne Reutimann of Zephyrhills ran this Modified at Nazareth, PA Speedway circa 1974 (Rich Youg Photo)
Originally from Sarasota, this is Bobby Gill in 1993 at Mobile (AL)International Speedway...
Jack Duffy #3 races Buzzie Reutimann at Nazareth, PA in 1974 - Buzzie owned both cars (Rich Young Photo)
Tampa car owner Charles Ledford had driver Greg Staab in his car for the 1985 USAC Silver Crown race at the DuQuoin State Fair..
Bobby Novak at Clewiston Speedway...
Boynton Beach Speedway ad from around 1960...
Joe Jacalone ran this LM at St. Augustine Speedway in 1995 (Jacalone Collection)
Not only has Lakeland's Marilyn McCrary raced Stock Cars, but she also ran an Indy Lite car at one time...
Tommy Hinnershitz wins the AAA Big Car race at Tampa's Speedway Park in November 1951 earning the 1951 AAA East Coast title...
Country Boys Raceway in Lantana - Buddy Pearce leading Dave Raupp...
Joe Winchell #87 at Charlotte County Speedway in 1991...
Kenny Vaughn (R) after one of his many wins at Collier County Speedway in Naples...
Miami-area racer Herb Tillman was also a test driver for Chrysler Corp...
South Florida driver Mike Borghi after a Big 10 Late Model win at Concord, NC Speedway driving for Robert Hamke...
Jackie Evans #77 and Rags Carter #1 both started racing in South FL before moving to Modifieds in the Northeast...
When the new St. Augustine Speedway originally opened it was called St. Johns Motorsports Complex...
Joie Chitwood, Jr. circa 1980 - The Chitwood Thrill Show was based in Tampa...
Wildwood's Wayne Anderson and crew after winning the Reel Saver 250 NASCAR Slim Jim All-Pro race at Bristol, TN...
Dave Straight's F-production Alpine in action at the Osceola Airport in 1967 (Rick Ostman)
Modified win for Chris Turner at Charlotte County Speedway...
Zephyrhills icon Buzzie Reutimann takes a win at Nazareth, PA in July 1976...
Daytona's Curtis Crawfish Crider just after finishing 16th in the 1963 Southern 500 at Darlington (Jack Walker Photo)
Ocala racer John Buzinec during his early career days at the Alsip, IL Speedway (Courtesy Mark Russell)
Melbourne's Jim Rathmann #5 won all three portions of the 1958 500 Miles of Monza in Italy pitting USAC vs. Formula One...
Perry Crowe at Clewiston...
Driver and auto thrill show performer Joie Chitwood Jr with his father, Joie, Sr in 1946 - Their show was based out of Tampa...
Chris Turner with his Pontiac Firebird Street Stock at Collier County Speedway in Naples - 1984...
Legend Cars circa 1995 - Ted Richard leading Doc Ward and Jerry Morgan at St. Augustine Speedway...
Don Bouchard takes a win in owner Charlie Keener's Chevy at Saramana Speedway (Courtesy Dennis A. Stevenson)
Plant City produce magnate J. W. Hunt sponsored Bob Hampshire's Sprints for many years - Jack Hewitt at the wheel - Eldora, OH
Miami's Russ Leicht, Sr. ran this AMC Gremlin at Country Boys Raceway in Lantana...
AAA Big Cars in the fourth turn at Speedway Park in Tampa - 1951 (Speedway Park Photo)
Early-1950s Hot Rod races on St. Augustine Beach (Courtesy Joe Jacalone)
Not sure where this was taken but it's two racing brothers from South FL - 14-year-old Pee Wee Griffin and brother Buddy at 12..
Cool early ride for Bob Diefenthaler at Dixie Speedway in Punta Gorda...
Wayne Reutimann, Jr. during a USAC Sprint Car race on the mile-long Indians State Fair track - June 26, 2006 (Plotkin Photo)
Aerial view of SaraMana Speedway near Sarasota - The track operated from the early-1950s until about 1976 (Courtesy Rick Anges)
Master builder Smokey Yunick of Daytona Beach brought this car to Indy in 1959 and Duane Carter drove it to a 7th place finish..
Richard Poindexter takes a 1983 win at Bronson Speedway...
Bud Barone takes a win at Country Boys Raceway in Lantana...
St. Augustine Speedway Late Model action from 1993 - Joe Jacalone #38 leads (Jacalone Collection)
Lakeland's Joe Nemechek at the Oxford 250, Oxford Plains, ME in 1988 (Courtesy Walter Newell)
Lakeland's Bobby Johns at Lakewood Speedway in Atlanta...
Robert Hamke #89 in action at possibly Huntsville, AL circa 1972 - twin car to Donnie Allison's #88...
From the program for Sarasota-Bradenton Speedway in 1962 (Courtesy Kathy McInnis Ray)
Walt Sizemore's Sprinter parked outside his home in the Cutler Ridge section of Miami in 1977 (Courtesy Chad Freeman)
Stock Cars were just that - stock - at Country Boys Speedway in Lantana - This Ford wheeled by Boo Sims...
Max Dolder gets a surprise from a fellow lenseman - Max's work can be found on many of the albums on this site - Thank you Max..
Jeff Pearsall gets his first win at Charlotte County Speedway on July 31, 1999...
Tampa's Bill Roynon after winning the Sprint Car feature at Susquehanna (PA) Speedway on July 7, 1967...
Ed Brown of Eustis was a top Legend Car racer around Florida for several years - here in action in 1996...
Early-1960s photo of Florida drivers Larry Flynn, Lee Roy Yarbrough and Buzz Barton racing hard at a track near Baxley, GA...
Florida drivers Mike Toemmes and Dick Anderson at Anderson (SC) Speedway in 1989....
Curtis Morgan of Monticello ran dirt tracks in North FL and South GA (Jamie Connell Collection)
Pensacola driver Wayne Neidecken, Sr. - Date and track unknown...
Miami-area driver Wesley Mills on his roof following a mix-up at Concord (NC) Big 10 race...
Jo Jo Rice purchased this car from owner Marty Handshaw and drove right to victory at Collier County Speedway in Naple...
Tampa's Ralph Ligouri wins a USAC East Sprint Car race at Langhorne (PA) in 1957 - His avg speed for 50 laps was 104.107 mph...
Tallahassee's Harvey Jones raced all over North Florida and South Georgia with much success...
Miami-area driver Ronnie Burkhart at Lavonia Speedway in Georgia (Courtesy Kevin Dobbins)
Tampa-area drivers Robert Smith (L) and Frank Riddle (R) with Allen Barr and Miss Little 500 at the 1980 race in Anderson, IN...
Jerry Adema takes a win at Collier County Speedway (Naples) in 1978 (Courtesy Scotty Adema)
Jacksonville's Lee Roy Yarbrough leads Lloyd Ruby during the 1970 California 500 at Ontario Motor Speedway...
Bob Diefenthaler takes a win at Collier County Speedway in Naples...
After a successful racing career, Jim Rathman settled down in Melbourne, FL and ran a Chevrolet dealership...
John Makula at Citrus County Speedway (Ricky Ellison Photo)
Melbourne's Billy Yuma #X in the middle of a big mess at the Oswego, NY Speedway circa 1964 (Coastal 181 Collection)
Great photo of Daytona Beach-area legend Edward Glenn "Fireball" Roberts taken in April 1963 at Indy Raceway Park...
Billie Harvey of Delray Beach, FL drove this Henley Gray-owned Chevy to 5th place in the 1985 Permatex 500 at Talladega, AL...
Tampa driver Robbie Crouch at Oxford, ME in 1986...
South Florida driver Ronnie Burkhart at Cherokee, NC Speedway...
Dennis Gilligan takes a LM win at Collier County Speedway in Naples - car formerly owned and driven by Shorty Mills...
Chris Turner takes a win at Charlotte County Speedway...
Dan Hall of from Miccasoukee, FL raced in South Georgia and North Florida...
Miami racing legend Herb Tillman - not sure where this photo was taken...
The late David Steele began his career in TQ Midgets - Here at Charlotte County Speedway (Max Dolder Photo)
Wildwood's Dick Anderson in action at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway...
Working on the Holman-Moody Ford T-Bird Battlebird before the Airport Races at New Smyrna Beach in 1957 (Courtesy Scott Cisco)
Mike Diefenthaler in his Plymouth Barracuda at Collier County Speedway in Naples...
Tampa-area driver Jim Childers at the 1991 Little 500 in Anderson, IN - He won the race in 1992, 1994 and 2000...
Two Florida legends, the late Harry Campbell and Ralph Ligouri at the Jim Haynes benefit in 1985...
Pensacola standout Wayne Niedecken, Sr. circa 1980 - track unknown...
Orlando's Bob Luscomb at Lakewood Speedway in Atlanta - Crew chief Jerry Eads standing next to the car...
South Florida wheelman Mike Toemmes takes a win at Asheville, NC Motor Speedway in 1985...
Football great Walter Payton as photographed by the legendary Brian Cleary at a Renault race in Tampa in 1990...
Tampa's Bill Roynon with a 1977 win at Mobile AL, Intl Speedway in the Broadus-Bruce Cogle Ford Sprint Car...
Jacksonville driver Ronnie Rohn takes a win at Putnam County Speedway in 1975...
Tampa, FL driver Bill Roynon's car at the 1967 World 300 at Mobile (AL) International Speedway...
Jimmy Wilkins takes a Modified win at Charlotte County Speedway in 1999...
Wayne Niedecken, Sr's Super mod at Mobile International Speedway in 1967-68 (Courtesy Terry Broadus)
Danny Cope out of Punta Gorda raced at several West Coast tracks...
Tampa driver Bobby Alexander racing at Huntsville (AL) Speedway in the J. W. Hunt #21...
Classic Car win at Charlotte County Speedway for Ted Head driving for David Nunes...
South Florida driver Jackie Evans headed north to run the Modifieds in the mid-60s (Sam Rosenberg Photo)
Former Miami-area driver Billy Hess, Jr. won the 1980 Asheville, NC Speedway Limited Late Model track championship...
Dick Butterfield claims a win Saramanta Speedway near Sarasota...
Pensacola's Junior Niedecken - October 12, 1980 at Huntsville (AL) Motor Speedway (Courtesy Kirt Achenbach)
Tampa's Chip Revels trying to qualify for the 1991 Little 500 race at the Anderson, IN Speedway...
Robby Johns takes a win at Sugarland Speedway in Clewiston - 1995...
Jim Fenton of Largo #4 - 1974 at Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, GA - his first time on a half-mile track (Bryan Westcott Photo)
Bad night at Collier County Speedway (Naples) for David Holden...
Gary Balough in the Mulligan-built Ege #9 at Orange County Fair Speedway, Middletown, NY (Sam Rosenberg Photo)
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