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Top Row Jim

Top Row Jim

Member Since 14 Jan 2008
Offline Last Active Yesterday, 04:31 PM
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In Topic: Hometowns of Midget Drivers

27 January 2015 - 11:42 PM

According to Bill Hill's book "Decades of Daring", Axel was born in Denver Colorado June of 1905. His first race was at Ord Nebraska at age 20. He raced all around the country but mainly in Colorado.

In Topic: Belleville?

15 January 2015 - 08:16 PM

racefan32, Belleville is on the USAC schedule. Midgets on Thursday July 30th, Silver Crown on Friday July 31, Midget nationals final on Saturday Aug 1st along with the URSS 305 sprints. Also USAC midgets at Beloit Kansas on Tuesday July 28 which is approx 30 minutes from Belleville. Hope to see you there. Don't forget to check out the High Banks Museum. Jim Bredenberg

In Topic: 1977

09 October 2014 - 05:09 PM

Quite honestly, I don't know if you are correct or not.. I asked this question not knowing the answer. This is something I am curious about and could not find anything in the programs and books I have. I was guessing some one on this site would have the answer. Since no one else even took a shot at it I say have a cigar and enjoy it. Thanks, Jim

In Topic: Randy Roberts

20 August 2014 - 05:52 PM

Sorry Mickey 12, it was not Fritz although Fritz was married to Randy's sister. His father in law was Sam Sauer. Jim

In Topic: "Daum dominates Belleville Night One"

08 August 2014 - 08:52 PM

I left out the Arizona Midgets who brought great cars and drivers like Mark Passerelli, J.J. Yeley, Billy Boat, and Richard Griffin. Only a hand full of midgets still reside in Arizona currently. Terry Goodwin has not driven at Belleville for the last two years, but I know he loves the track and town as he graduated from Belleville High School.

And of course probably the best midget group in earlier years was the Badger group and I guess someone like my friend John Huss would have to comment on their situation. I don't feel qualified to speak for Badger or actually for any of the afore mentioned groups except RMMRA. And even some of their members may see it differently than I do. Jim