Denny was one of Ed’s closest friends. The two men were the core of the famous “Eastern Bandits” racers. Photo from approximately 1964.
This is said to have been Rene’s first racing car. Photo from Brad Charland.
1949 – Kingsbridge Armory in NYC. Photo by Doug Post.
1950 – Draper Speedway. Carl is in the #0.
Danville Fairgrounds. Co-owner Hardy Campbell is on the left. Photo from Joey Campbell.
1951 – Strawberry Hill. Photo by Toni Rose.
A young Rene is on the left. Photo from Catamountspeedway.com.
1951-52. Perk’s real name was Jack Thomasson.
Photo via Otto Graham.
1953 – Red is in the air, Ralph Moody (later of Holman and Moody) is on the ground.