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1074Re: Cajon Speedway Too > Re: Ivan "Doc" Harrison

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  • lisa biller
    Mar 4, 2009
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      Hi Mathew, im sorry to hear about Doc......i must be getting these emails
      due to a search i did a couple years ago, i was desperatley trying to find
      an old friend his name is Tim Beeney jr. if you happen to know him please
      pass my info on.

      thank you so much

      Lisa Biller ? Rex's mom faerifli@...

      On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 3:39 PM, matthew <lilghettowyte619@...> wrote:

      > hi my name is matt gantz my dad is kevin gantz bomber 594 i first met
      > doc when i was a little kid my fondes memory or doc was a wreck he and my
      > dad got in when my dad first started racing he was the vilian to me. i then
      > later on was able to join bob wickeys crew and my dad built a new car wich
      > he ran when the track closed over the years i became really good friends
      > with ro and doc they will forever be in my hearts i love them both they are
      > part of my racing family so god bless and god speed to ro and ivan doc
      > harrison--- In cajonspeedwaytoo@yahoogroups.com<cajonspeedwaytoo%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > "Bob Gardner" <rgardne1@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Ivan "Doc" Harrison passed away on February 9, 2009.
      > >
      > > There will be a celebration of his life at the Coronado Playhouse at
      > > noon on Saturday April 18th.
      > >
      > > "Doc" and his beautiful, super friendly wife Ro, were two of the
      > > mainstays at Cajon Speedway during that last two decades of Cajon
      > > Speedway. They got introduced to auto racing by George Behlman during
      > > the mid 1980's. Doc's first race was a factory stock enduro. Doc then
      > > joined the bomber stock division and went on to become the track
      > > champion in that class in 1996. He then moved up to the street stocks
      > > where he competed until the track closed following the 2004 season.
      > >
      > > Doc and Ro fielded a car every night their division competed for the
      > > last 18 years that Cajon operated. That matched the feat turned by
      > > Mark Norris during the super stock years.
      > >
      > > In a way it was appropriate that Cajon closed following the 2004
      > > season. That way both Mark and Doc remained unmatched in this amazing
      > > string of not missing a race.
      > >
      > > Two of my personal memories about Doc stand out from all the rest
      > > from this wonderful guy. He was the only man at Cajon Speedway who
      > > ever kissed me. And the second was his and Ro's story about the day
      > > Ro came home from work and found Doc tearing down a wall in his house
      > > so he had a shop to work on his car inside his house!!!!
      > >
      > > Doc was a native of England. He and Ro became United States citizens
      > > in a ceremony many years ago at the starting line at Cajon Speedway.
      > >
      > > Doc, we will miss you. Ro, we will always love you.
      > >

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