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capitalcity300
04-19-2008, 04:19 AM
Got any information on the Freeport Speedway flagmen ??? :cheers: :wave:

Got any names and racing dates of Freeport Speedway flagmen??? :cool:

Got any photos of the Freeport Speedway flagmen with their checkered flags??? :help:

I loved photos of the Freeport Speedway checkered flags and their racing history!!! :applause: :lol: :D

Know of any Freeport Speedway flagmen knock out of the starter's stand by an race car during an race??? :confused: :rolleyes: :help:

Hurt or Killed??? :confused: :rolleyes: :help:

Thanks for any photos or information. :applause: :cheers:

Dwight Clock
04-19-2008, 08:05 AM
Myke Collins was the long time starter at Freeport. He started in the late 1940's and flagged well into the 1960's.

oldracer
04-19-2008, 09:05 AM
Dutch Miller

oldracer
04-19-2008, 09:09 AM
There was one starter that when the leaders were lapping slower cars and not getting out of the way fast enough to his liking he would hit the car on the roof with the move over flag as the car went by under the flagstand.

RickFigure8
04-19-2008, 11:43 AM
I seem to remember him even throwing the flag at the car a couple times, lol. And how about how Myke Collins would start all the races from the infield then run across the track after the last car passed and climb up a little ladder which he pulled up behind him with a rope.

Gravel
04-20-2008, 05:25 PM
Frank Cillemi [spelling?] was a starter in the 60's and 70'

debster
04-20-2008, 09:11 PM
Freeport pictures of starters

capitalcity300
04-21-2008, 05:06 AM
Freeport pictures of starters
Thanks for the photos. :cheers:
Photo #1. Please ID (give names) of the people in the race photo (below). :help:
Date (year) of race photo (below). :help:
What color flag is he waving??? :confused: :help:
Does he has just one arm??? :confused: :help:

Photo #2. Please ID (give names) of the people in the race photo (below). :help:
Date (year) of race photo (below). :help:

Photo #3. Please ID (give names) of the people in the race photo (below). :help:
Date (year) of race photo (below). :help:

Gravel
04-21-2008, 07:02 PM
#1 and #3 are Frank Cillemi at Freeport in mid to late 60's. # 2, I'm at a loss. In picture #1, he's throwing the green flag. He did this untill insurance regulations forced him to the flagstand. Thats all I know. Hope it helps.

nascar071
04-21-2008, 07:08 PM
Dale Sullivan

hodge racing
04-22-2008, 10:58 AM
fred tuski sr:D