Driver Ernie is holding one trophy, car owner Sonny Koszela in the center is holding the other,
Image supposedly from 1961.
In front of an early version of the “Woodchopper Special”.
Fats Caruso in the #69 is on the outside.
Airborne Speedway, mid-’60s. Ernie Gahan is in the Woodchopper Special #15 at the head of the pack. Directly behind him is JP Cabana, then Rene Charland in the #3, Bill Wimble in the Dave McCredy #33, Bob Bruno in the #66 and Ernie Reid in the #88a.
1967 – when Ernie was reigning NASCAR Modified Champion.
Riverside Park. Driver in the 2x does not appear to be Ed.
1961 – Yankee 500 Grand National race, Norwood.
1961 – Norwood Yankee 500.
1961 – Yankee 500 race for NASCAR Grand Nationals at Norwood Arena. Ernie drove the #55 at the left of the photo and finished 11th.
Photo from Racingthroughtime.com.
Photo from David Bentley.
Bill (second from left) and Ernie (third from left, next to Bill), along with Tiny Lund (far right) are receiving the Bud Shuman Award for pulling Marvin Panch (far left) from a burning car at Daytona.
1967 – Trenton. Photo by Howie Hodge.
Photo by John Grady.
During the racing season, Ernie used to live in his motorhome and tow his racing car behind it on a trailer.
Ernie would travel around the Northeast in his Winnebago, towing his racing car behind him.