Re: [Marlboro_Raceway] Re: Help with Washington DC Region SCCA Historian
- Robert:Sounds great, Wish I were there to help.I really enjoyed the good old days. Ted Cooper----- Original Message -----From: Robert RosenSent: Monday, July 03, 2006 6:08 PMSubject: [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:
> 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
> 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!
> Steve Lloyd
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