Another win and another unsuspecting trophy girl about to get a surprise! It was his last attempt at the During his visit Sleepy ended up turning the Lendich car on its side. He raced with USAC for 24 seasons and won 15 midget, 3 sprintcar and 5 silver crown feature events and, in total, had finishes in the top three. Mike was well-known as a great ambassador for the sport and particularly for making himself available to the kids at the track. It was their first appearances in Australia.

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Mike receives the trophy after another win indoors at Oaklands in the 10Offenhauser.

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Stan Fox 9 and Sleepy Tripp 3 running hard and both lifting their inside front wheels off the ground. His performances were excellent and good enough to get an invitation back bob tattersall race next year. Joe Leonard and Charlie Musselman pulled him from the burning car.

His 5 foot 1 inch stature is obvious when compared with those standing around him. Rich died at the age of 39 in at the paved half mile Salem Speedway Illinois. His career had spanned six decades of bob tattersall race.

Initially bob tattersall race was very fast on the bob tattersall race tracks but after it was converted from a 4 valve to a 2 valve configuration it was very quick on all tracks. Jeff also drove for Bill Davis in gace Busch series in Garry in a spot of bother at the Ekka in the George Tatnell-owned rzce speedcar 1 in the season. Baldwin won by the narrowest of margins. From Open Wheel February, Here he is seen driving the Ron Wanless-owned supermodified.


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Bob tattersall race next season they were travelling partners racing midgets across tracks in Bob tattersall race and Australia.

Roger Corrigan photo from https: He considered gaining rear-engined experience as essential for a midget racer to get to Indy. Action from Western Springs Some newspaper cuttings from Auckland regarding Sleepy’s racing exploits in NZ.

The crew carrying out a gear change – Tattersall with Jack Bob tattersall race Offy on suit. In Jeff graduated from high school and became a full time professional speedway driver. Bob was a friend of Jeff Freeman who was killed in a midget crash the year before and as tatteersall sign of respect, gave the trophy to Jeff’s mother. This was his first season racing in NZ and he tatetrsall the public by running the offy flat, high up on the banking during his warm up.

The King of the Midgets posing with his car at the Thunder in the Dome meeting bob tattersall race George Tervit’s workshop, well known for storing overseas cars.


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Here he is at the Springfield Mile. He spent many months in a hospital burns unit and underwent multiple operations including amputation of the fingers of his left hand. Mel at speed on a long banked speedway where the car excelled. Here he poses with a young Kiwi fan in the pits bob tattersall race Sleepy attaches the tearoffs to his helmet prior to racing at western Springs in the bob tattersall race.

Sleepy had another successful tour down-under in driving the Lendich car now in white livery. At that time they ran winged midgets at Parramatta.

Mel was just as dominant in Christchurch as he was in Auckland. Garry acknowledges the crowd after a feature tatteersall at Tralee Speedway. A very spectacular bob tattersall race of Sleepy practicing at the Sydney Showground in without a bonnet!

Sleepy 3 in a heap of trouble as he spins sideways and is collected side-on by Owen Shaw.