Originally Posted by cboy
Speaking of VW's running V8's AND Byron Speedway, here is my C/Altered that I raced back in the early 70's. I ran mostly at Union Grove but I did run a couple times at Byron (blowing up an engine there on one occasion). The first shot is from the pits at Great Lakes. The car had a Chapman funny car chassis and ran a small block Chevy with tunnel ram and 2-4's along with a clutch turbo transmission. Had to give up racing when the kids were born and there just wasn't enough time left in the day to remain competitive on the track.
Thanks for the memories about Belvidere and Rockford racing. And pass along my thanks to your dad as well for sharing those stories.
i'll show these pictures to my dad.
he was at Union Grove every weekend (as a spectator). my may remember your car.