Arena Park Stock Car Races was a popular topic: it garnered 58 comments from people who remembered the drivers and many an evening spent at Arena Park. The racer above was Lester Harris, who was also the subject of a piece, “Cheating Death to Make Phones Ring.”
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Stock car scuffles
The officer on the right was “Dub” Wilson. Someone back at the office said, “Looks like Dub must have gotten down in the dirt.”
Another reporter said, “Nah, that’s the way Dub’s uniform always looks.”
Arena Park Motorcycle racing
Motorcycle racing never attracted huge crowds Dick McClard commented. See if you recognize anyone in the more than dozen photos.