UTICA
SPEEDWAY
VERNON, NY
ROME
These photos have been contributed from club member Alan
Weaver's albums which are a wonderful collection of Utica-Rome
history, thanks Alan!
Lou Lazzaro.
Fred Harbach.
The 'Mayor of Vernon' Sonney Seamon.
George Pendergast.
Thanks Alan.
The face is familar but we need some help.. - That didn't take long, Dave Conde and Rick Parry relate that this is Bernie Miller, the car later was sold to Ralph Holmes and became the #82. Knew it was familiar..
Updates 11/23/08
Frank Mathalia alongside his coach.
Bugs Stevens.
An early shot of Sonney in his Stude. (at Fulton as pointed out by Allen Clark - thanks Allen).
Great pit shot of Ken Shoemaker.
Another pit shot of Ed Flemke's mount.
Rapid Robbie Kotary in a cool looking Studebaker.
Updates 11/30/08
Bernie Millers #41.
Bob Engler in Willy Seamon's car.
Buddy Thurston, Chip Lantz was later the recipient of the #77.
Frank Mathailia with flagger Cliff Kotary.
Ray Sitterly ready to unload..
Updates 12/7/08
A young Jerry Cook in 1964.
Andy Romano's #97.
Ed Flemke is in the pits.
Frank Mathalia's sharp coach.
The Cyclone has made this race.
Even Wily Will tried the asphalt.
Updates 12/14/08
Rapid Rob in the #74 Sportsman.
Jerry Cooks sharp coupes.
Sonney Seamon in the pits.
This shot has many - Richie and Dave Kotary in back, Romano on the trailer, Charland is off, anyone know who the #6 Chevy is?
Here's another we need help with.
No help needed here, Jerry liked to bring a spare.
Frank Mathalia.
and Jerry with the flag.