As a promoter he wasn't afraid to change his racing nights. Allgaier, in telling the story, seems quite matter-of-fact, but it seems eerie in light of Bryan Clauson 's death from an accident Aug. Jim enjoyed working on and building many of the cars he raced. A quick inspection by his crew found that the fuel valve had been simply turned off. He was airlifted to a hospital in Nebraska, where he died surrounded by his family. In these cars were hard to beat.
Top dirt-track racer Bryan Clauson dies from crash injuries
The car landed on Pavasil, breaking his back. John Grady Photo, Coastal Collection. Here was Arnone, back at it the very next week using Ted's flags, leaning somewhat from his injury on the still-battered stand. Family members told the newspaper that Derr cheered on other drivers from the Keokuk area, but he was also a fierce competitor who spent a lot of time preparing for his races. He had just blown up the outhouse at Nazareth. LAT Photographic Photo.
The 2-mile facility had been built for horse racing but turned to motorized activity when betting in New York was banned in The racetrack was affectionately known as "Little Springfield". Kent took it in the Cal Smales The starter, Mike Feltenberger, came over to say hi and mentioned that the last time he had seen Dave was when he flagged at the Fort Wayne Midget Rumble Series in Indiana. He kept right on going, and it must have felt like he was nearing the Arctic Circle.
That's Luella and daughter Stephanie with him. In these catacombs he claimed to have all sorts of rare pieces including the Model T Ford based racecar that Henry Ford sat in at the Indianapolis She was passionate about traveling, being next to water, her garden fairies, butterflies and manatees. I- 70 would like to invite you to join us in some fun filled racing. Sarah Greco also has a lot to say.