The inaugural Krazy 8 race - Buena Park Raceway - flat track - 12-29-2007
8 identical Lexan NASCARs - each painted a particular lane color - the 8 cars remain on their lane color, only the drivers move lane to lane
JK anglewinder chassis, TSRF motor (original TSRF motor), JK chem rear tires, JK firm front tires
Mercury, Dodge, Plymouth, Ford and Chevy Lexan bodies
The Krazy 8 field is ready for the start
18 of the 24 drivers are shown in this photo. Everyone could not wait to start this new fun race.
Tore Anderson is the first racer to draw his card. Any "8" card gives the driver 8 additional laps, thus the "Krazy 8" race. Tore wasn't lucky to draw the "8" card. Jeff Bell was our Krazy 8 dealer.
First heat action has started. L-R, Kyle Matthes, John Wakamatsu, Earl Sharer, Brian Kawamoto, Mark Wampler, Craig Williamson, Bob Fernandez, Tore Anderson
Turn marshalls, L-R, Terry de los Santos, Jeff "preying mantis" Easterly, Jeremy Marquette, John Buyer
Race in progress. Front straight turn marshalls Jeff Bell and Brendan "zero" Aguirre. Donut marshalls Jeremy Marquette and John Buyer.
Paul Sterrett wasn't lucky with his card draw.
Jeff Easterly pleading for the lucky "8" card, while racers wait for the next heat to start.
Ron Sharer is the next disappointed racer.
Some of the racers were laughing at this point in the heat. What's so funny, Paul, Kyle, Jeff and Brian?
Jeff Bell displays the first Krazy "8" draw by "Dokk" (Philippe de Lespinay).
Another heat in progress. Racers L-R, Paul Sterrett, Ron Sharer, Mike "Who" Aguirre, Philippe "Dokk" de Lespinay, John Tore Anderson, Doug Matthes, Craig Williamson and Jeff Bell
Jeff Bell shows Brian Warmack's lucky "8" card.
Brian Warmack and Jeremy Marquette join the fun while Lenore Gallegos calls the race.
Jeff Bell congratulates the next lucky "8" card draw by Lee Hines.
Now here is an appropriate lucky "8" draw by Jeff Buyer. Jeff had the original idea for this "Krazy 8" race while Jeff Bell provided the needed action to make it happen. Thanks guys!
Another heat has Brendan Aguirre (left), Roger Uusitalo, Oscar Morales, Terry de los Santos, Jay Henry and Lee Hines battling each other.
John Buyer, Ken Dylke and Mark Wampler have joined in the fun.
Jeff holds another Krazy 8 draw. This time by Earl Sharer. Earl and his son Ron were among a number of participants who raced NASCARs at Bellflower raceway in the ole days.
Earl (right) joins the race with fellow racers (L-R), Oscar, Jay, Brendan, Ken, John, Mark and Roger.
John Buyer (2nd on right) joins the race late due to an accidental mixup in the race roster. Sorry John! Hope you and your dad Jeff enjoyed the Krazy 8 race.
John Wakamatsu is the last Krazy 8 draw. 6 lucky racers drew the "8" card. There were 4 Krazy 8 cards in the deck. In case you haven't noticed the yellow T-Shirts worn by some racers, it's the official Team Zombie T-Shirt provided by Zombie team leader "Captain ZipZap", Jeff Bell. Thanks for the Zombie T-Shirts Jeff!
Nearing the end of the 24 racer round robin.
Inaugural Krazy 8 Race results. I believe it's Bob Fernandez who shared racing with Ken Dylke and John Buyer.
Earl and Ron Sharer represent a group of fellow racers who used to race NASCARs at Bellflower Raceway many years ago. Thanks guys for reminding us racers what fun these cars are!
Jeff Bell gave a Krazy 8 placard to each participant. Thanks Jeff! We all had a fun day racing NASCARs on the BPR flat track! What a great bunch of racers we have!