There was a problem with your submission. Harvard Feature Cut Short by Fog. This page was last edited on 18 Augustat Midget Drivers Roll At Slinger. The United States Auto Club, formed inkept midget racing alive, but barely. Midget auto racing, crippled and almost left for dead by television in the s, is undergoing a renaissance of sorts--thanks to the same medium. During the Depression and the early post-World War II days, when there was little air conditioning and TV was still in the future, many folks spent their long summer evenings watching the midgets.
On most occasions, when Ascot Park scheduled other midget races, the fields were small and the stands were nearly empty.
Midgets Are Back, and in a Big Way : RACING'S RETREADS
There is so much to see and do if you want to race and sightsee, or just race. Most of the cars in those first months, were of the home built variety. Thank You for Your Contribution! On most occasions, when Ascot Park scheduled other midget races, the fields were small and the stands were nearly empty. Midget Drivers Roll at Slinger. Top Midget Racers, Tonight. Bryan Clauson made motor repairs and continued to show how strong he was at Western Springs.