1953 – Rhythm Inn.
It is perhaps evident from this photo why Mr Patnode was known as “Big Ed”. Image from Speedwaylinereport.com
It is clear why Ed Patnode was known as “Big Ed”.
Photo via Speedwaylinereport.com.
Springfield. The Garuti red #28 is in the background.
Photo by Shany Lorenzet, from Racingthroughtime.com.
1964 – 10-12 – Seekonk Columbus Day show. Photo by Bill Flood.
Ed is on the left, car owner and builder Leo Matte is on the right.
A Leo Matte car. Photo by Bob Farlee.
Photo by Shany Lorenzet, via Vintagemodifieds.com and Racingthroughtime.com.
1969 – Riverside.
Tom Vining is in the yellow 144. Photo by Mike Anop.
1970. Photo courtesy Mark Southcott.
1968 – Eastern States Exposition race at Springfield.