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THE HISTORY OF RANDY CARTHEL, THE RACER
THIS PAGE IS TO SHARE WITH YOU JUST SOME OF MY SCRAP BOOK.
JUST TO TRY TO EXPLAIN HOW MUCH FUN I'VE HAD OVER THE YEARS RACING.
TO EXPERIENCE RACING IS TO LIVE LIFE TO THE FULLEST.
I'VE BEEN BLESS TO HAVE HAD SO MUCH FUN RACING.
MY WISH IS FOR EVERY RACER TO HAVE FUN AND ENJOY THE SPORT.

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THIS WAS IN 1971 WHEN IT ALL STARTED
THIS WAS AN AD PLACED IN A TRADE NEWSPAPER BY THE PENTON FACTORY.

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1973    28 WINS OUT OF 29 STARTS AT THE SPEEDBOWL
ONLY RIDER TO WIN MX, TT, & FLATTRACK ON SAME NIGHT OR ON ANY NIGHT

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LOTS OF FUN RACING AT THE SPEEDBOWL 1973
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AMARILLO CIVIC CENTER 1972
FLAGMAN FOSTER TANNER THOUGHT I WAS TRYING TO GET A JUMP ON THE OTHER GUYS AND HE WAS RIGHT! HE GAVE ME A LOT OF WARNINGS
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AMARILLO CIVIC CENTER 1973
49 BUCK BOREN, DALLAS, 159 PAUL JOHNSON AMARILLO, 72 RANDY CARTHEL, 126 TERRY TRIPP, AMARILLO, 57 DAVID HAZELWOOD, AMARILLO
ONE OF THE RIDERS HAS THE LEAD ALREADY AND WINS THE RACE.
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AMARILLO CIVIC CENTER 1972
27 RANDY CARTHEL, AMARILLO, 11 RANDY CLEEK, SHAWNEE,OK, 43 DAVID FISHER, LUBBOCK,TX, 29 MARK HARRINGTON, AMARILLO
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TROY, OH 1/2 MILE TRACK
72N RANDY CARTHEL, AMARILLO, TX, 29 RANDY CLEEK, SHAWNEE, OK, 72 MIKE KIDD, FT. WORTH, TX.
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1977 CHICAGO, IL  SANTA FE SPEEDWAY TT RACE
THE BIKE IS A 750CC HARLEY ENTERING TURN AT ABOUT 90MPH

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1976 MARKET SQUARE ARENA - INDIANAPOLIS, IN.
INDOOR RACE ON CONCRETE FLOOR

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1978 CHICAGO, ILL SANTA FE SPEEDWAY TT RACE
RIDING 750CC HARLEY,  300 LB. MOTORCYCLE TAKING A JUMP ON THE TT TRACK.
 
1978 & 1979 AMA NATIONAL NUMBER PRO LICENCE

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1977 AMERICAN INDOOR SERIES CHAMPION

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1978  PEORIA, IL  TT RACE
ALMOST WON BUT I GOT TIRED AND LET THE GUY GO BY ME ON THE LAST  LAP.  IT WAS TAKE 2ND OR EAT THE GROUND.
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1976 COBO HALL ARENA - DETROIT, MI
INDOOR CONCRETE RACE
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MY CAR RACING ENDEVERS
#187 THE RETIRED KENNY STIDD FORD CAR, I DROVE IN 1979 WINNING ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AND ONE FEATURE EVENT.  HAD LOTS OF FUN BUT CAR RACING PROVED A LOT HARDER THAN MOTORCYCLES AND I SOON RAN OUT OF MONEY AND DID NOT RACE AGAIN UNTIL 1984.  THE #7 RED CAR WAS BUILT BY NANCE IN WICHITA, KS AND HAD A CARROLL CAUDLE ENGINE THAT WAS FAR SUPERIOR TO THE OTHERS AT THE TIME, MAKING THE TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP EASY TO WIN IN 1984.  THIS PIC SHOWS A SLIGHT DRIVER'S ERROR.  THEN, I THOUGHT I NEEDED TO BUY THE TRACK IN 1985 AND HERE IT IS 2007.  WHERE DID ALL THOSE YEARS GO?
 

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