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Jim writes in: " I recently came across kind of sad find. The first attachment is a picture of Wayne Landon in a car that he bought from Ken Bartholomew in 1969. It was purple #44, Wayne drove it for quite a few years and was helped by a local speed shop owner, Billy Law when visiting Oswego. At the end of July of 1977, Wayne and Billy decided that they would build a new car for the '77 Classic. They had less that 1 month to accomplish this feat. In the process they stripped this car of it's usable parts and the frame was discarded and set to one side on the land that Law has the Speed Shop on. I had heard about it, and one day was able to see it from the road. It was early spring and the grass and weeds had not had a chance to grow yet so the frame was quite visible. I always looked for it each time I passed by through the years, always wanting to stop and take a look at it, but could never get close enough with the weeds and grass growing around, and through it. About a month ago I was passing by and found the weeds to be cut down and the frame pulled out as if to be moved or so somebody could see it. I went right home and came back with my camera and took some pictures. It is truly sad to look at this frame today, and know it's rich history in supermodified racing.
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