Terry Schmid's business card (circa '67?). GT and Sports Custom Chassis, Featuring "The Floater"!
Mill Conroy's CMRA driver card, approved by Alice Vanderwal.
John Cukras controller painted by Kovacs
Dennis Samson's beautiful Cobra.
Looks like this driver was doing more than just racing!
Nasty looking side exhaust pipes!
Is this the Roadster to beat? Or is Ryan Miller's Gran Sport Corvette still the one to beat?
Dennis Samson and Sano Dave discussing another Samson car.
Wow, it's a black cheetah!
More Samson cars of various types
Mike Steube and TJ Albu laughing it up
Mike Steube talking about a slotcar track in a bowling alley in the old days and other typical pit talk.
Fred (Ken) Larimer on the left listening to Mike Steube talk about Team Russkit and the good ole days.
Mike Steube talking with Fred (Ken) Larimer (Team Russkit) about the Blue Team Russkit jacket at the slotcar museum.
Ron Kiyomura with some of his vintage cars.
Some of Ron Kiyomura's vintage cars.
Ron painted this body - a George Follmer version
Ron painted this body when he was 16 years old.
But the chassis was made 2 years ago. A nice combination of old and new.
Old style Cox pro controller which was not too popular.
Insert a resistor value of your choice!
Paul Sterrett found some old parts and decals.
Mike Boemker's vintage Dynamic chassis with an "idler" gear! Mike says it has no brakes!
What's Bryan Warmack testing on the Kingleman track? Jeff Easterly is in a trance watching.
Oh, just another typical Warmack scale car from the early/mid sixties.
Yup, it's a Pittman powered Lotus Indy car (circa '65)
Actually, Bryan just built this replica car recently for the convention. He was hoping to race against other Pittman F1's.
Notice the spring used for the drop arm tension.
That lotus body is Sano! As usual, great looking car Bryan!
Bryan Warmack takes his "newly built" vintage Jim Clark winning Indy car for a test run.
Although its not a jet, it's plenty quick for this type of vintage racing.
Bryan and Jeff Easterly talking about the sano vintage cars of the 60's
Jeff is our local prolific scratchbuilder/racer.
He always has nicely painted car bodies (usually by fellow Team Zombie member Jeff Bigelow)
Herb Henricks cars are shown here
Herb has a variety of old cars in his slotcar box.
Here's more of Herb's collection
Rocky Russo talks about some of his slotcars
Rocky's 1st pro style slotcar, circa '66. Note the drop arm is actually soldered in place - no pivot.
Of course an anglewinder F1 is pregnant.
Racers during TSR 1/32 IROC practice, L-R, Mike Chavez, Roger Uusitalo, Fred (Ken) Larimer, Ryan Miller, Albert Cruz, Ray Gonzales, Mill Conroy and Mike Boemker
Pre-race practice for TSR IROC race. L-R, Mike Chavez, Jim Hansen, Bob Scott, Ray Gonzales and Mill Conroy take some practice laps prior to race.
Bryan Warmack, Dave Fiedler, Ryan Miller, Bob Scott, Craig Williamson and Mike Chavez having fun racing TSR IROCs.
Mike Boemker joins in the fun.
L-R, Albert Cruz, Lee Hines, Craig Williamson, Eddie Shorer, Rocky "Fate" Russo, Ryan Miller, Ray Gonzales and Mike Boemker battle it out.
L-R, Dennis Samson and Jim Hansen share some laughs, Paul Sterrett, Mike Steube and Dokk are smiling, Bryan Warmack, Mill Conroy and Mike Chavez focus on the racing.
TSR 1/32 IROC race results. Congrats to Bob Scott on topping all comers. There was only a one lap difference between the top 6 finishers!
Hardbody 36D stockers are next!
These are all scratchbuilt 36D inlines.
All use hardbody early model stockers (pre'73)
36D Hardbody NASCAR racers, L-R, Ryan Miller, Mike Steube, Dennis Samson and Bob Scott are cracking up, Jeff Easterly, Paul Sterrett, Jeff "Team Zombie" Bell, Ray Gonzales, Ken Dylke and Keith Tanaka
Mike Steube on inside black lane jets away from field while Ray Gonzales, Ken Dylke, Paul Sterrett, Bob Scott, Ryan Miller and Dennis Samson are in close pursuit.
Next up, an informal tryout of Paul Sterrett's new "Classic" F1
Paul Sterrett's new "Classic" F1 car. This '64 Cooper (practice body) is powered by ?????
A Pittman 196B!!!! I wonder if it is slow? The 196B is rated at 8V, so maybe running at 12+Volts may not be slow?
Mike Steube makes some laps with Paul's Pittman powered "Classic" F1 Cooper as Sano Dave Fiedler works on a car next to Mike.