Happy Holidays! Our 33rd Toy Drive is Saturday, December 3 from 8am to noon at McKnight Crossing. Its all about the kids!

The Restoration Of Jeff Gordon’s First Two Sprint Cars

After finding a photo on the internet of Jeff Gordon and his 1985 Sprint car and seeing the write up on Roamin Angels’ website by Randy Kirkham about Jeff Gordon in April this year, I decided to try to contact Randy to possibly get some more photos of Jeff’s cars after seeing that he had crewed for him in the first days of his Sprint car racing. In doing so, I have been asked to share a story on the restoration of the two cars I own. Hi, I am…

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The Early Years of Jeff Gordon Racing – Part II

Before I begin this segment, I need to do a quick correction- I stated John Bickford built and owned hardtops driven by Gene Dudley.  Actually, It was Gene’s brother, Darrell, who was partners with John and drove the #97 Hardtop.  Their younger brother, Lee, was also involved with Hardtops and stock cars over the years. When John came home with the two Quarter Midgets, he was envisioning a sister – brother racing team.  Well, after a few parking lot tryouts, Jeff was totally into it but Kim would rather be…

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My Time With Jeff Gordon – Part I

Most of the many friends I have I have made in the Roamin Angels in my short 3 years with the club, know that I have a long relationship with NASCAR Legend and Hall of Famer, Jeff Gordon.  I have shared some of that background with some friends in the club but our Diane Blakley asked me if I would consider sharing it in an article published in our Newsletter.  So, with all that said, here goes… Growing up in Benicia and Vallejo, I was a gearhead at birth. My…

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