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Re: [Marlboro_Raceway] Re: Help with Washington DC Region SCCA Historian

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  • tcooper@sprintmail.com
    Robert: Sounds great, Wish I were there to help.I really enjoyed the good old days. Ted Cooper ... From: Robert Rosen To: Marlboro_Raceway@yahoogroups.com
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 7, 2006
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      Sounds great, Wish I were there to help.I  really enjoyed the good old days. Ted Cooper
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Monday, July 03, 2006 6:08 PM
      Subject: [Marlboro_Raceway] Re: Help with Washington DC Region SCCA Historian

      Steve, since I'm local to DC and raced a few years at the end of
      Marlboro's life, I'll be happy to participate if needed. Won't cost
      the region anything.

      And I remember Venlo's columns from the Daily News way before he ended
      up at the Post.

      --- In Marlboro_Raceway@ yahoogroups. com, "Steve Lloyd"
      <slloydmarlboro@ ...> wrote:
      > Folks,
      > Sometime in the next few months I would like to assemble a group of
      > Marlboro Raceway/Washington DC region, SCCA veterans to identify and
      > categorize the memoribilia bequeathed to the Region by the late Dave
      > Roethel. The location will be somewhere in the suburban Washington,
      > DC area. This meeting will not be adequate time to complete this
      > task, but it's a start. It is possible -- not a guarantee -- that
      > the Region may cover the hotel/motel expense. I'll know a little
      > more once we have a core group identified.
      > In my role as Historian for the DC Region, SCCA, I've had an early
      > look at most of Dave's materials. Some photos have been extensively
      > water-damaged (long before our current DC-area monsoons) and very
      > few photos are identified. There are magazines, a few race programs
      > and other print memoribilia. There are a number of Bill Dobbins
      > photos
      > of Marlboro events of the mid to late 1960s, but these are not as
      > diverse as we might hope. There are loads of Venlo Wolfson's (the
      > motorpsorts reporter from the Washington Post in the 1960s)
      > corporate racing press photos, many of which are from NASCAR.
      > I wish we could accomodate everyone who has an interest in these
      > materials, but logistically, I must limit the group size and
      > makeup. I've already spoken to some of you about this. Bob Houston,
      > Dr. Lee Talbot and Rick Mandelson are a few of our local Marlboro
      > veterans who've agreed to help in one form or another. Ultimately,
      > perhaps I should say, soon, I want to begin the live interviews with
      > as many of the old Lavender Hill Mob as we are able. These
      > interviews will be recorded in one form or another (a court
      > stenographer and/or videotaping are possibilities) .
      > If you're interested, please respond in this message forum. My Yahoo
      > Marlboro e-mail is slloydmarlboro@ ... Thanks in advance for
      > your interest. This should be an exiciting adventure!
      > Thanks,
      > Steve Lloyd

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