But, over at Oswego Speedway, he had some competition. It just keeps getting better - more news from Australia!! Very nice website and it is always nice to see midget racers from the past. I knew he raced midgets but I didn't know I was sitting with a racing legend. I punched his name into Google and found your website. Click photo to view gallery Willie Croft dominated winning the 50 lap Trophy Cup main event
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Evan Taylor 7T Saltsburg, Pa. Regrettably, photo credit cannot always be provided due to missing information, but they are appreciated and recognized as valuable contributions to this document. You're quite the pioneer. I have been a fan since before the big one WWII. I had been wondering what ever happened to Wally Zale who was a big name at about the time I started attending midget races. I think I remember he worked at one of the dealership garages in Waukesha, and I saw your car there once in a while.
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He liked to work you on the inside, while my goal was to drive around you on the outside. The Anglia went from low 11s elapsed times to I met Billy Woods some years back when I was racing at the Copper Classic and he remembered my mom and dad. Scott you have brought back so many good memories of races when they were races and not follow the leader. This web site is incredible and a great way to pay homage to someone who is indeed one in a million.
As you can see, in the first year I wore a scarf over my face. They were really tough. I feel Landy Scott was the best Midget racer, during the time he was racing because, why else would I have chosen him as my favorite driver? In spite of the close quarters in the car, Danny was quite successful. Photo and caption by Karl Fredrickson.