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    dino
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      We had a bunch…Most Booked in Match Races..Sure we had the Goose and Snake, Don”the Beachcomber”Johnson, Beebe & Mulligan, IVO !,Garlits, Karamasini, Kalitta ,BUT remember the others ??…I’ll start…How ’bout Jim & Alison Lee’s “Great Expectations” with Tom Raley driving…Think this day, they Ran Ed Moses…Not Sure …In ODF Galleries & on Photo Disc(Gallery 5-T.O’Shea Collection)


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      #20406
      dino
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        Small World …..This is Fun. Just got this From Rob Beattie …on forum as ‘raley’:
        ” My father, Brian Beattie, owns the restored Great Expecations II. Tom is a friend, as well as Jim & Alison. Scott Snizek of the Pacer’s turned me onto the Dover site. Thanks!”
        Rob

        #20412
        randy-fish
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          Are we forgetting John “The Zookeeper” Mulligan?
          ,,,,I said Beebe & Mulligan first !….got to know John Real Good…as a matter of fact, Lettered on his Trailer at 69 indy Nationals, “Worlds Fastest …Really TOM “,,,see if’ goose ‘remembers Dino

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          randy-fish
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            Notice the strap for the goggles is on the outside of the helmet in those Jim & Allison Lee photos. Tom McEwen told me he was the first to put the strap inside the helmet. If it was on the outside, it was the first thing to burn off during an engine fire and that would leave your eyes unprotected. The Mongoo$e helped develop several of the early safety products, working with Bill Simpson and others. He was also instrumental in tire development with Marvin Rifchin as well as Goodyear.

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            raley
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              Those are some wild pic’s! The car is the shorter Don Long that pre-dated the car my dad has.

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              dino
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                Hey raley!….Welcome Aboard! We’re all itchin for photos !

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                hvy70ss
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                  Dino,,,,What year was Jim and Allison Lee’s “Great Expectatations” fueler booked in at Dover? For the longest time I had a yellow cardboard poster of a match race with them and ???? at Dover. Did you design it?

                  Bobby Smith

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                  dino
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                    Poster ….Did you Say poster? I MUST HAVE IT …Even If just A photo….about ’68.about now Paul C. should “interupt this broadcast” to tell us who it was and what they had for lunch.

                    #20437
                    dino
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                      CHECK IT OUT …Rob shows us the Car NOW !

                      NETO Race 5

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                      dino
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                        THE BEAST FROM THE EAST ! …Paul Gommi !


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                        dino
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                          Here we Go ….Hold On to your hat …. All Photos here ,At Dover, By Terry O’Shea.(In our ODF Premium Members Gallery and on our Historical Photio Disc)


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                          dino
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                            And going back a few years . . .


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                            jackman
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                              Whats with the side arm, Dover security ?

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                              dino
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                                Oh…We had “Junior Fuelers ” Too…Unblown But on the good go-juice! See all the fans Holding thier ears …..cool 😉


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                                dino
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                                  More ‘finds’…


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