This is Bob’s first 2x coupe, driven by among others Tony Mordino, Gene Bergin, Fats Caruso, Jerry Wheeler, and Ed. In this photo, driver Billy Harman is on the left. Photo from Racingthroughtime.com.
Photo from David Alburn.
The first 2x, with Bill Harman driving.
Photo by Paul Conley.
1969. This was after Bob had enlarged the window openings of the car and was racing it pretty much full-time on dirt. Photo taken at Bob’s garage on the Berlin Turnpike.
This is the first 2x Pinto under construction at Bob’s garage on the Berlin Turnpike. Photos by Arthur Christy, from the Chuck Grime Collection via Fran Lawlor.
This was the first Pinto Modified, shown here with driver Seabury Tripler. Bob Judkins, who built and owned the famous 2x, first NASCAR Pinto, said that he got the idea from this car, which preceded his by about three months. Rene Dugas photo.
1973 – Ed with Bob Judkins after victory in Spring Sizzler.
Originally printed in “Speedway Scene”.
Seekonk. Photo by Mercury, from Racingthroughtime.com.
Plainville open competition 100 victory. Bob Judkins in red jacket on the left. Phil Hoyt photo, from Racingthroughtime.com.
1978. Bruce Sturtevant is standing in the middle. Photo by Paul Bonneau.
This car started life as the original 2x coupe. It then became the Vigliarolo #34. In the photo it is driven by George Alkas. Photo by Phil Hoyt, via Tom Ormsby and Racingthroughtime.com.
1978. Bob is in the red shirt. Photo by Paul Bonneau.
1978. Ron is standing at the back on the left, behind his future wife (and Ed’s daughter) Paula Flemke. Bruce Sturtevant is the tall fellow in the middle at the back. Bob is in the solid red t-shirt. Photo by Paul Bonneau.
1978. Photo by Paul Bonneau.
1979. On the right is Marvin Rifchin, the “M” of M&H Tires and a stalwart of Modified racing for decades.
Bob is on the left.
Bob is standing over the air cleaner.
Seekonk. L-R: Wes Sleeper, Steve Kalkowski, Bob, Ron, and NEAR Hall of Famer Vic Kangas.
Paula Flemke is on the left in the hat, Ron is standing behind her. Bob is right of center in the red shirt.