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  • Don Greimel
    Names that bring memories : ) ... From: larryj300 To: Sent: Friday, October 23, 2009 7:55 PM
    Message 1 of 9 , Oct 24, 2009
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      Names that bring memories :>)

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      From: "larryj300" <larryj300@...>
      To: <Marlboro_Raceway@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, October 23, 2009 7:55 PM
      Subject: [Marlboro_Raceway] Re: 1955 Marlboro MG Races


      > Mike,
      > I don't have a program or complete results, but here is the Washington
      > Post article from Monday Oct. 31, 1955. Hope this helps.
      >
      > Larry Jendras Jr.
      > Sykesville, Md.
      >
      >
      > BLACK WINS AT MARLBORO
      > Oct. 30 -- Favorite Duncan Black of Parkton, Md. won the 25 lap
      > Congressional Cup feature race in the National MG races at the Marlboro
      > Motor Raceway here this afternoon.
      > Driving a Lester-MG, Black took the lead on the first lap as he passed
      > Suzy Dietrich, Sandusky, Ohio, the only woman driver in the race, on the
      > first turn. David Ash of Stony Point, N.Y. was second and Dick Thompson of
      > Washington, D.C. third.
      > Two drivers won races for the first time in the Novice divison. Howard
      > Tolley of Arlington, Va. driving a TD-MK II, won a 10 lap race and Stan
      > Smilow of White Plains won the second 10 lap grind.
      > In the special ladies race, Mrs. Dietrich won the six lap run. Second was
      > Mrs. Fred Windridge of Arlington and third was Mrs. Nell Baptista of
      > Hyattsville, Md.
      > Other winners include: Dr. Louis Winkler, Bethlehem, Pa. for Formula 3
      > cars; Duncan Black, Modified; Steve Spitler, Bethesda, Class FC and FD;
      > Frank Baptista, Hyattsville, Class GA and GB and Lex Dupont, Wilmington,
      > De. Formula 3's.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In Marlboro_Raceway@yahoogroups.com, "mgamike" <dohc59@...> wrote:
      >>
      >> Definitely the 30th October race is what I'm looking for, program or
      >> results anyone?
      >>
      >> regards, Michael
      >>
      >>
      >> --- In Marlboro_Raceway@yahoogroups.com, scshmoo@ wrote:
      >> >
      >> > Hi Steve,
      >> >
      >> > I have the first race at Marlboro as
      >> >
      >> > 22 May 1955
      >> >
      >> > then
      >> >
      >> > 10 July 1955
      >> >
      >> > then
      >> >
      >> > 30 Oct 1955 which was an all MG affair
      >> >
      >> > regards,
      >> >
      >> > David
      >> >
      >> > Kauai, Hawaii
      >> >
      >>
      >
      >
      >
      >
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    • scshmoo@earthlink.net
      Hi larry, These names make ones eyes water. What memories. If David Ash were still with us I am sure he could have produced the program. Best wishes, David
      Message 2 of 9 , Dec 3, 2009
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        Hi larry,

        These names make ones eyes water. What memories. If David Ash were still with us I am sure he could have produced the program.

        Best wishes,

        David
        Kauai, HI

        larryj300 wrote:

        > Mike,
        > I don't have a program or complete results, but here is the Washington Post article from Monday Oct. 31, 1955. Hope this helps.
        >
        > Larry Jendras Jr.
        > Sykesville, Md.
        >
        > BLACK WINS AT MARLBORO
        > Oct. 30 -- Favorite Duncan Black of Parkton, Md. won the 25 lap Congressional Cup feature race in the National MG races at the Marlboro Motor Raceway here this afternoon.
        > Driving a Lester-MG, Black took the lead on the first lap as he passed Suzy Dietrich, Sandusky, Ohio, the only woman driver in the race, on the first turn. David Ash of Stony Point, N.Y. was second and Dick Thompson of Washington, D.C. third.
        > Two drivers won races for the first time in the Novice divison. Howard Tolley of Arlington, Va. driving a TD-MK II, won a 10 lap race and Stan Smilow of White Plains won the second 10 lap grind.
        > In the special ladies race, Mrs. Dietrich won the six lap run. Second was Mrs. Fred Windridge of Arlington and third was Mrs. Nell Baptista of Hyattsville, Md.
        > Other winners include: Dr. Louis Winkler, Bethlehem, Pa. for Formula 3 cars; Duncan Black, Modified; Steve Spitler, Bethesda, Class FC and FD; Frank Baptista, Hyattsville, Class GA and GB and Lex Dupont, Wilmington, De. Formula 3's.
        >
        > --- In Marlboro_Raceway@yahoogroups.com, "mgamike" <dohc59@...> wrote:
        > >
        > > Definitely the 30th October race is what I'm looking for, program or results anyone?
        > >
        > > regards, Michael
        > >
        > >
        > > --- In Marlboro_Raceway@yahoogroups.com, scshmoo@ wrote:
        > > >
        > > > Hi Steve,
        > > >
        > > > I have the first race at Marlboro as
        > > >
        > > > 22 May 1955
        > > >
        > > > then
        > > >
        > > > 10 July 1955
        > > >
        > > > then
        > > >
        > > > 30 Oct 1955 which was an all MG affair
        > > >
        > > > regards,
        > > >
        > > > David
        > > >
        > > > Kauai, Hawaii
        > > >
        > >
        >
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