Photo Gallery






San Jose Speedway


1969: Whelan Wedge


1972: Golden State Classic


1974: Last lap – Nick Rescino (1), Howard Kaeding (3) and Johnny Brazil



1975


Rod Furtado


Sam Emery (55) and Bob Blake (4) impact wall and steering wheels


1977: Opening day


1978: The end


1982: Mike Sargent


1979: Mike Parker


The work of a Local Politician




Stop by our table and bench race next time Anne and I are at Ocean Speedway.



Setup for the Hot San Jose Nights Car Show held at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds July  9-11, 2010.
Tony and Anthony Goularte's  1963 NASCAR Hardtop was part of the History of San Jose Auto Racing display.



San Jose Hall of Fame racer Joe Leonard (left) was at Hot San Jose Nights signing books
 for race fans. Leonard wrote the Foreword for History of San Jose Auto Racing 1903-2007.
He also drove the  Goularte Brothers Hardtop (background) to  victory over Al Pombo at
San Jose Speedway  on opening day 1964.


Joe Leonard (left)) proudly displays one of his many championship rings. This one was
for winning the 1971 USAC National Indianapolis Car Championship. It was an
  honor for this author (right)  to have Joe Leonard as a guest during the show.


Dennis Mattish Photos (left)  provided photos  for the book

CANDLESTICK PARK  by Ted Atlas (center). Mercury News  columnist

Mark Purdy (right) wrote the foreword for the book. The book devotes a page to

the Mickey Thompson Off-Road Racing Series held in the stadium during 1993.

Photo was take at Ted's book launch party on December 11, 2010.

Anne Mattish works the booth during the Classic Vintage Motorcycle Show held at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds

on March 27.  Posters are available for purchase.

History San Jose President & CEO Alida Bray was presented with a copy of

History of San Jose Auto Racing 1903–2007.

History San Jose contributed to three different chapters in the book.

The presentation took place at the Classic Vintage Motorcycle Show held at the

Santa Clara County Fairgrounds on March 27.

  
Jimmy Sills signs the master copy of History of San Jose Auto Racing
during the NorCal Racing Expo held in Vallejo on February 27.
Jimmy is one of over twenty drivers who has signed the book so far.


Historian/promoter  Ken Clapp  (left) was a contributor to
History of San Jose Auto Racing 1903-2007.



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