Boardtrackers

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Re: Boardtrackers
« Reply #16 on: May 17, 2017, 03:21:38 PM »
This artful shot was taken at the Polo Grounds in New York in 1948. A group of visionaries had built a portable indoor board track for Midgets. A disappointment in New York, it would subsequently be dismantled and moved to San Jose, CA. Unfortunately, it drew no bigger crowds out west and it sallied forth no further. (RA Silvia Collection)
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Re: Boardtrackers
« Reply #17 on: May 17, 2017, 06:36:21 PM »
I really need a board track motorcycle...
   they're pointless really to own anymore.... but...... wow......
And I'm pretty sure that you cant own one unless you have the handlebar moustache...pretty sure that's in the rules somewhere. ;D
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Re: Boardtrackers
« Reply #18 on: May 17, 2017, 07:13:33 PM »
It wasn't just motorcycles. 1919 Duesenberg team at Beverly Hills. Man, I wish I could have seen this. Look at the splinters on the track surface!
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Re: Boardtrackers
« Reply #19 on: May 27, 2017, 12:49:22 AM »
Leon Duray, standout Roaring Twenties-era racer, checking the condition of the boards at Charlotte Speedway.Photo from  AUTO RACING IN CHARLOTTE AND THE CAROLINA PIEDMONT,
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Re: Boardtrackers
« Reply #20 on: December 19, 2017, 10:53:12 PM »
boardtrackers

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Re: Boardtrackers
« Reply #21 on: May 14, 2018, 07:22:02 PM »
Board Track Auto Racing
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Re: Boardtrackers
« Reply #22 on: May 14, 2018, 07:26:03 PM »
Bill White Presents AAA Board Track Auto Racing 1948
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Re: Boardtrackers
« Reply #23 on: May 14, 2018, 07:53:50 PM »
Board track construction