Thank you tt Geno Schlaefer for bringing this to RRAZ’s attention and and extra special thanks to Elizabeth Wheat for researching Jocko Flocko. Jocko Flocko was a Rhesus monkey and remains the only known “co-driver” in NASCAR history. On May 16, 1953, Jocko helped Tim win the Grand National race at Hickory, N.C. – becoming…
Phoenix International Raceway unveiled the winner’s trophy for this weekend’s (April 2) return of the Indy Cars to PIR, and it is titled the “A.J. Foyt” trophy, in honor of racing legend A.J. Foyt, who was on hand for the unveiling, at the Heard Museum, in Phoenix, AZ. Drivers Graham Rahal and Ed Carpenter, joined…
Reminder to RR-AZ followers: Plan now to attend the AMA Pro Flat Track series as it descends on the mile dirt track, at Turf Paradise, May 14, 2016. Be a part of this historic show, it’s gonna’ be good!!!! 2016 AMA Pro Flat Track schedule March 10 – Daytona Flat Track I – Daytona Int’l Speedway, Daytona…
A reminder from RR-AZ…AMA Pro Flat Track set to return to Phoenix area with the Arizona Mile at Turf Paradise on May 14
AMA Pro Flat Track will be making a return to the Phoenix area for the first time in 30 years with the Law Tigers Arizona Mile, scheduled as round four of the 2016 AMA Pro Flat Track season on Saturday, May 14 at Turf Paradise in Scottsdale, Ariz. “Arizona is a spectacular motorcycle market and a great place…
After a season of getting “shot out of a cannon,” at 300+ mph, this is the hardware the NHRA Top Fuel Champ takes home, and can be seen at Wild Horse Motorsports Park all race weekend.
Two former #43 drivers, meeting at the NHRA, of all places, but only one of them is an RR-AZ Alum. Name that Alum!
Words to live by. Found at NHRA Nitro Spring Training, at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.
Jamie and da’ boys with the Star Trek IV pick up, wheeled by Spock. Bid right and it’s yours at the Russo Steele Auction. Live long and prosper my friends.
1961 Ambassador, an AMC Classic at Russo – Steele Auction in AZ…part of the brand evolution. AMC Pacer, an AMC memory at the Russo – Steele Auction, in AZ… part of the brand devolution
Indy 500 winner Tom Sneva, or 70’s porn star? (NICE ‘stache) taken at Max’s, in Glendale. Brewer fans, do you remember this guy, Pete Vukovich, in a picture with Jocko, at Max’s?
A.J.Foyt Circa 1970’s IROC Camaro waiting for attention at Arrowlane.
More of the Arrowlane foyer inventory. Betsy’s favorite, the SUV “Surfer” Corvette at Arrowlane The Arrowlane foyer stuffed with high $$$$$ vintage cars.
A few more of the vintage race cars in waiting, for attention, at Arrowlane.
Paul Newman owned Trans Am race car found in the shop at Arrowlane Racing and Restoration, in Scottsdale. Thanks for the time Chris Hines.