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Racing History/Auto Racing Around Allegany County

Allegany County Stock Car Photo Gallery

Shown here will be only Allegany county Stock Car Racing for the 50s and 60s....well, maybe nearby Allegany County too, and maybe just before 50s and after the 60s would be interesting! We are looking for the history of racing in the County and nearby. If you have anything to offer to this area PLEASE SHARE IT. Photos can be sent email (.jpg) files, copy photos onto cd/dvd, or loan photos to Allegany County Historical Society website staff to scan and return. We will process as quickly as possible. Email: webmaster@alleganyhistory.org Our mailing address: ACHS, P. O. Box 588, Wellsville NY 14895 If you wish to visit us we are in David A Howe Public Library, floor 2, Room 201 at 155 North Main Street, Wellsville. Hours: 10am to 4pm Thursdays; Open Saturdays (or any other day) by Appointment.

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1965 Racecar BuiltByKDay 1b

"Hi Ron, This was the first car I built in 1965 at the mid season championship. The car won a total of 17 features in 1965 between North Collins (speedys) race track, Holland and ...(more)

1Cars 66 115 300

Car 66 Unknown; Car 115 Unknown; Car 300 Irv Hall. Thanks to Jerry Burdick for sharing & Rollie Miles for facilitating.

2Cars 66 115 300

Car 66 Unknown; Car 115 Unknown; Car 300 Irv Hall. Thanks to Jerry Burdick for sharing & Rollie Miles for facilitating.

Chaffee

"Hi Ron, Looks like the driver/owner of the # 55 stock car was the very good driver Hank Chaffee who ran out of Dundee, NY. Hank drove many of the tracks in Allegany County but ma...(more)

Dutch Hoag 96 Wellsville

#96 - Dutch Hoag At Wellsville Raceway Shared by Diane Converso of Wellsville

From Wellsville Grandstand

View from Grandstand, Wellsville Raceway; Shared by Diane Converso of Wellsville

Hoctor

The #118 of "Doc" Hoctor; Photo courtesy of Ford Easton. "I took this picture myself in '55 at Cuba Lake Raceway. (Note '54 Ford at rear of car.) This was Doc Hoctors # 118 a...(more)

Jack Thomas at Wellsville

#57 - Jack Thomas At Wellsville Raceway Shared by Diane Converso of Wellsville

Lightning Harris Car 25

"Lightning Harris" #25 - Albert R. Harris of Franklinville drove against them all at Cuba & Wellsville..."I'm 85yrs and remember some of the guys...Dutch Hoag, Wild Bill Davidson,...(more)

Muncy

Above is the new mystery driver that needs to be ID"d. The track sure looks like Hornell Raceway to me and I have talked with Paul Amidon (builder and owner of Hornell Raceway) an...(more)

Paul Miles Cuba Raceway

Submitted on Loan from Robert "Pudge" Cooper of Friendship. This is the car that Dean Layfield was driving in the race that he had his fatal accident at Perry Raceway.

VanPelt

Curt Van Pelt One of the great pleasures that Terry Cook got from life and business was to sponsor a race car. From Terry's collection of photos comes this photo which shows Curt...(more)

Wellsville Race Start

#92 - Don Allen, Portville At Wellsville Raceway Shared by Diane Converso of Wellsville

Wellsville Raceway Grandstand Early 1950s

Wellsville Raceway Grandstand; Early 1950s; Shared by Diane Converso of Wellsville

Wlsv Racing

Wellsville Raceway by the late great Photographer, Dick Wittie of Andover. Used with permission of Dick's son and scanned from negative by Bubba Greene. L-R: 54 Loren Doan, 13 Whit...(more)

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