Last Update:  March 30, 2012

Edmonton Area

Edmonton International Speedway opened in 1967
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Jim Bell - Street Roadster

Beauchemin Brothers - road course overpass in background

Jerry Ruth - King of the Northwest - Top Fuel Dragster (Washington State)

Pacemaker original Rebel altered wheelbase FX

(at Saskatoon)

 

Gordie Bonin (at the original Pacemaker shop across from Stedelbauer??, Alberta Provincial Archives, J1275/6)

Gordie Bonin - Top Fuel Funny Car

Mike Miller - Nitro Funny Car

Jim Moore - Nitro Funny Car

Wayne Vanook - popular Wetaskiwin racer

Ron Hodgson Pacemaker "Rebel" Chevy II in background

Caption - Universal Sales and Service

Caption - Suddenly - D/Modified Production

Caption - AMX - wow pit garages !!

Open the link below to see a "word" document open in a separate window

The Racing Career of Gordon Jenner

Edmonton Speedway Park looking downtrack 1973 (SL Photo)

Edmonton Speedway Park at top end pushing back to start line

Edmonton Speedway Park Fuel Funny Car from top end (SL Photo)

Edmonton Speedway Park Gary Beck Top Fuel 1973 at top end (SL Photo)

Edmonton Speedway Park 1973

Yellow 1955 Chev "Wild Oats" - Don Campbell and Wyatt Hinke

Wheeler Dealer Camaro COPO car with 427 Chev engine and automatic trans owned and driven by Rob Murphy of Leduc, Alberta

Edmonton Speedway Park racing 2 (SL Photo)

Edmonton Speedway Park Racing 3 (SL Photo)

Edmonton Speedway Park Racing 4 - The Hemi Dart was owned and driven by Cam Noseworthy of Edmonton (SL Photo)

Edmonton Speedway Park Top Fuel fire burnout typical of the day no longer permitted (SL Photo)

Edmonton Speedway Park Wheeler Dealer Camaro at the top end (SL Photo)

Edmonton Speedway Park at the top end (SL photo)

1955 Chevy modified production "Wild Oats" - Don Campbell and Wyatt Hinke

aerial scan of Edmonton Speedway Park    (Year ??)

Bill Spevacek circa 1981 (Todd Knowles photo)

Ed "The Outlaw" Jones   circa 1980 (Todd Knowles photo)

Bill Mattio in the Chicago Fire near lane and Larry Keisha in Wayne Knuth's Odyssey in the far lane

  That would be Todd Knowles dad in the middle - Starters were fearless in the good old days!   (Todd Knowles photo)

Edmonton International Speedway aerial view

1972 Can Am race (Todd Knowles photo)

1955 Chevy owned and driven by Cliff Lennox of Lethbridge, AB (Les Wright photo)

Later painted and named "BAD APPLE" ran E/MP and F/Gas

Les Wright Anglia


Les Wright Anglia

Les Wright Anglia

Les Wright Anglia

Les Wright Anglia

Les Wright Anglia vs unknown Dart

Les Wright Anglia

Ashley Wright 1956 Chevy - previous owner CHED radio DJ (Les Wright photo)

Garry Beck Top Fuel (Les Wright photo)

Mike Schewe front engine dragster (Les Wright photo)

Mike Schewe front engine dragster (Les Wright photo)

unknown dragster and crew (Les Wright photo)

unknown racers (Les Wright photo)

Old Trapper 1967 Plymouth GTX hemi SS/B (Les Wright photo)

owned by Jim Ronaghan driven by Albert Branham

Old Trapper 1967 Plymouth GTX hemi SS/B (Les Wright Photo)

owned by Jim Ronoghan driven by Albert Branham

Outcast 1 AA/FA - staging lanes under the bridge (Les Wright Photo)

Trapp Motors Firebird (Les Wright photo)

Old Trapper 1967 Plymouth GTX hemi SS/B (Les Wright photo)

Pacemaker Auto Rebel altered wheelbase Nova (Les Wright photo)

unknown 1957 Chevy wagon (Les Wright photo)

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