|Year: Top 19?? Second 196? Third: 1974? Fourth: July 1972 Fifth: 1975|
|Driver: Ron Mensing|
Top: Bob Ely
Second: Charlie Parise
Fourth: Dave Healey
Fifth: Arnie Ainsworth
Top: Ely Photos
The Back Story:
Top: Another car that makes the memories of the good old days at LV as a very young kid even more special. The Indian Ron Mensing piloting the Bedell 3
Second: Mystery Driver # 26 Not too much to say about this picture of Ron Mensing, since I know nothing about the car’s history or anything. Great addition to LVC though.
Third: Sharp looking Bedell #3. What’s up with the water in the pits? Were they flooded or was Howie watering them down to keep the dust at a minimum? Also, I like the old calcium spreader at work, and how Uncle Art always used to explain why it was needed, and the non-presence of a lap counter, I could have swore it was always there as a kid.
Fourth: I just always loved this car, and as our friend at LVC Bill Chuckta said about this era, “real cars, real men”. Amen.
Fifth: I can never have enough pictures of the Bedell/Mensing #3 on LVC. These always sharp and fast looking cars (This Haefner Signs gem) is no exception.
We had a few guess on this weeks MD, Some
were thrown off by the what looks like blue car, and the #65, and
thought it was Johnny Wood, but it is indeed none other than Ron Mensing.
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