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[Photograph 2012.201.B1378.0033]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Larry Wilson broke the fairground one-lap record on the quarter-mile track and earned the pole position for the Mar-Car nationals during Saturday afternoon's qualifying runs in the modified division."
Date: 1971
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1378.0036]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Moore's Larry Wilson got the jump on the modified division field last Friday division field last Friday at the Fairgrounds Speedway by easily winning his heat race, finishing second by inches to Ken Hailey of Norman in the trophy dash and breezing to the 20 lap modified feature victory."
Date: 1972
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1378.0037]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "With a shaky 10-point lead, Moore's stock car racing pace-setter Larry Wilson has his work cut out for him just to make the program Friday night at the Fairgrounds Speedway."
Date: 1972
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0408.0232]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Harold Leep of Wichita sits at the wheel of the Wilson Chevrolet-powered racing conversion he will drive in speedway car races at the Oklahoma State Fair Saturday, Sunday and Monday."
Date: September 23, 1964
Creator: Herman, Al J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0919.0373]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Their favorite drivers that's what brings most Oklahoma City auto racing fans to the state fairgrounds Speedway every Friday night."
Date: July 29, 1970
Creator: Heaton, Dave
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0402.0409]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Mel Torme (right) , nationally known singer now appearing at a local night club, is being urged by local promoter Ray Lavely to drive in the sports car race Sunday, October 24, at the new fairgrounds track."
Date: October 12, 1954
Creator: Killian, Thomas F.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0402.0407]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Jimmy Reece, right, and Bob Eichor were the first midget race drivers to sign entry blanks for the AAA championship midget program, announced Saturday for April 7 in Taft stadium. Looking on is promoter Ray Lavely."
Date: March 11, 1953
Creator: Killian, Thomas F.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0125.0662]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Obtaining the facts about the Oklahoma City drag strip facilities from Bud Carson (left), chairman of the board of trustees of the local strip, is Wally Parks of Los Angeles, president of the National Hotrod Association."
Date: September 5, 1956
Creator: Fisher, Dawes
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society