Riverside Park. Taken before Ed Jr’s first-ever race. Photo by John Grady, from Racingthroughtime.com.
1973 – Ed Jr’s first racing car. Ed Sr drove it initially, before his son ever did, in order to make sure that it was set up properly, and again later that year at the Riverside All-Star show.
1974. Photo by Mike Adaskaveg.
1974. Photo by Steve Kennedy.
1975. Photo by Mike Adaskaveg.
1975 – Thompson.
Photo from Tom Ormsby Collection, via Vintagemodifieds.com.
This is Ed Jr in his Plymouth Arrow. Ed Sr drove this car and, with teammate Bob Polverari in the 711, finished second in the 1977 Riverside 500.
1977 – Thompson. Ed is in the MS&G #10, Ed Jr is in the #11, and Fred DeSarro is flying.
Photo from Fran Lawlor.
Ed is at the front in the #10.
1984 – Stafford Springs. The 1984 Stafford Spring Sizzler was held a couple of weeks after Ed had died. As a tribute, the race organizers asked Ed Flemke Jr to pace the field in the old Garuti-Arute #14 coupe that Ed Sr had driven to famous victories at Stafford.
2007. Racing expert Bruce Cohen is on the left, author Bones Bourcier is wearing sunglasses.
Photo by Ronnie Caisse Hunt.
Ed is in the front row, far right
L-R – Pete Hamilton, Denny Zimmerman, Ed Jr, motor racing journalist Gary Danko (of Speedway Line Report).