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DAN D.
09-14-2008, 12:15 PM
Ron Langdon came past my shop and i was showing him so old freeport photos and speedway illustrated and this i got out of a speedway illustrated.. WOW!! OOPS IT WAS AT RIVERHEAD!!!

ViscontiRacing
09-14-2008, 01:10 PM
Some vintage Cookie Visconti Pics From Freeport Speedway

ViscontiRacing
09-14-2008, 01:13 PM
More Pics from Freeport

ViscontiRacing
09-14-2008, 01:16 PM
Some more Freeport pictures

randomrodder
09-14-2008, 01:48 PM
Thanks for Posting the great photos!

rydogg97
09-14-2008, 04:42 PM
thanks for the pics!brings back great memories of a great time

W. J.
09-14-2008, 06:24 PM
Hey Dan, I've been to your shop. You only found ONE old photo??? Come on, we both know you have way more than that!:)

btgoss
09-14-2008, 06:47 PM
Please post more pictures of the Regal (I think it was a Regal.)
That car was awesome.
And if you have other pictures from that year; Artie Tappen, Red Raynor (which is easy to remember since it was factory paint), and my personal favorite Junior Dilmore.

I want to model those cars in HO scale for a slot car track.

ViscontiRacing
09-14-2008, 11:33 PM
Cookie Visconti 1981 Amsoil Buick Regal.

RickFigure8
09-14-2008, 11:49 PM
Great photos. I love "real" bodies. The Regal looked so awesome. In the last photo from the previous post is the #39 Dennis Freese?

Rick

ViscontiRacing
09-15-2008, 12:16 AM
Those were good times. My dad has an exact copy model of the Regal that was made by a fan in 1981. Ill take some pics and post it. That car had a Prototype Racing engine and the chassis was a Howe. My dad said it was the ultimate best car he ever drove. We took it to the Oxford 250 in 81'. We ran in the top five until one of the 180 header pipes burnt a plug wire with about 30 laps to go. I think Geoff Bodine won the race.

capitalcity300
09-18-2008, 06:36 AM
Those were good times. My dad has an exact copy model of the Regal that was made by a fan in 1981. Ill take some pics and post it. That car had a Prototype Racing engine and the chassis was a Howe. My dad said it was the ultimate best car he ever drove. We took it to the Oxford 250 in 81'. We ran in the top five until one of the 180 header pipes burnt a plug wire with about 30 laps to go. I think Geoff Bodine won the race.


Recounted by Mark Truman using Stock Car Racing Magazine Recap, 1979 - 1984 by Herb Dodge

Here's is the Recap and Results of the 1979 - 1984 Oxford 250 races:

http://www.trueracing.150m.com/trueracing/recap_1979.htm
Results of the 1979 Oxford 250: Cookie Visconti finished 29th position.
Photo Pictures Below each Recap page: (Click on small photos to get bigger race photos).

http://www.trueracing.150m.com/trueracing/recap_1980.htm
Results of the 1980 Oxford 250: Cookie Visconti finished 32nd position.
Photo Pictures Below each Recap page: (Click on small photos to get bigger race photos).

http://www.trueracing.150m.com/trueracing/recap_1981.htm
Results of the 1981 Oxford 250: Cookie Visconti wasn't listed??
Photo Pictures Below each Recap page: (Click on small photos to get bigger race photos).

http://www.trueracing.150m.com/trueracing/recap_1982.htm
Results of the 1982 Oxford 250: Cookie Visconti wasn't listed??
Photo Pictures Below each Recap page: (Click on small photos to get bigger
race photos).

http://www.trueracing.150m.com/trueracing/recap_1983.htm
Results of the 1983 Oxford 250: Cookie Visconti wasn't listed??
Photo Pictures Below each Recap page: (Click on small photos to get bigger race photos).

http://www.trueracing.150m.com/trueracing/recap_1984.htm
Results of the 1984 Oxford 250: Cookie Visconti wasn't listed??
Photo Pictures Below each Recap page: (Click on small photos to get bigger race photos).

Enjoyed your race photos very much.
Wished you would scanned and enlarged them for us old poor vision jam race fans like me.

Photos #1. and #2. below is my bad examples of blowing up thumbnail-size photos into bigger blur photos.
Photo #2. What was the names of the (5) pit crewmen in the photo??

ViscontiRacing
09-18-2008, 07:25 PM
I guess it was 1980, not 81' but he did run real well until he pulled out with the burnt wires.
Anyway , the crew members were Crew Chief Carl Rackoff, Robert Barton ( now on the DLP Sprint Cup Team). John Livingston, John Visconti , Tommy Barton and Michael Visconti ( mascot), Not pictured was Marty Kimlinger

nascar071
09-19-2008, 12:42 PM
Did Marty pass away in the late 80s. I think during an operation. If so, His son Chris helped me out on my charger during the late 90s

ViscontiRacing
09-19-2008, 06:34 PM
Yes, Unfortuanatly he did. He was a huge part of our team.:(

capitalcity300
09-20-2008, 01:28 AM
What is Cookie Visconti's first name??
Check this link out:
http://www.coastal181.com/nlm-working-April-2005/Tearoffs/tearoffs-0-10-1.htm
RACING'S ULTIMATE NICKNAME LIST:
First Name: ??
Nick Name or Names: The Kookie, Cookie
Last Name : Visconti

ViscontiRacing
09-20-2008, 11:50 AM
Thats funny, most people only know him as "Cookie". His real name is John. It started with his mom , when he was born she called him "her little cookie" and it continued from there...:lol:

capitalcity300
09-21-2008, 02:00 AM
Thanks for the informaion.
I'll sent the following information :
First Name: John
Nick Name or Names: The Kookie, Cookie
Last Name : Visconti
to RACING'S ULTIMATE NICKNAME LIST website.