Now you struck a cord in me.
I hope this isn’t to far off the topic ?
I’m so old (age 69) it doesn’t seem vintage to me because I was there in those very early years (1958 to about 1961) with my Fox Go Boy with a 2 1/2 Clinton engine and then after that a Simplex Kart and Dual West Bend power plants….That seemed to me at the time to be as fast as a lot karts out there today ?
I must have watch this 16mm promo film below about ten times when Mcculloch chainsaws was into karting big time at our 1961 Sport Show .
The whole thing is pretty good.
Back in that day it took two strong men to start a Twin Mac Kart !
(Even with little man Don Knotts at the wheel)
(July 21, 1924 – February 24, 2006)
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And check out that trophy gal…That’s one long kiss..I don’t get out to the races much on a Sunday….Do they still do that when you get your Trophy at our racetrack > Badger ?
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