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Nat'l Championship Midget Races, 12-30-1956
Bonelli Stadium (Saugus Speedway)



J.C. Agajanian Presents

100-Lap National Championship Midget Races

Bonelli Stadium, Saugus

Souvenir Program

Sunday, December 30, 1956


OFFICIALS

Duane Carter, Director of Competition

Lujie Lesovisky, Chief Steward

Jimmy Jackson, Starter

George Lawand, Assistant Starter

John Negley, Pit Steward

Art Stanley, Assistant Pit Steward

George Inglis, Chief Scorer

Allen Halseth, Assistant Scorer

Russell Newton, Chief Timer

Babe Stapp, Technical Committee

John Kinsley, Technical Committee

Bob Kinsley, Technical Committee

Eddie Coy, Technical Committee

Tom Hanlon Jr., Scoreboard

Don Basile, Program Director

Tom Hanlon, Announcer

Leonard Cummings, Announcer

Al Franken, Publicity

Leonard Cummings, Radio-TV Publicity

Ernie Lovingood, Photographer

Dr. Rudolph E. Buselmeier, Medical Director


DRIVERS FEATURED ON COVER

"Shorty" Templeman, USAC National Midget Champion

George Amick

Roger Ward

Johnnie Tolan

Bob Veith

Jack Jordan

Johnnie Parsons

Billy Garrett

Ray Crawford

Dempsey Wilson

Roger McClusky

Art Bisch

Bill Cheesebourg

Johnny Baldwin

Bob Cortner

Edgar Elder


FEATURE STORIES

Ray Crawford, Race Driver and Business Tycoon

"Old Smoothie" Danny Oakes Keeps Rolling Along

J.C. Agajanian Presents Champion Johnnie Parsons with Christmas Gift


PACIFIC COAST MIDGET STANDINGS as of December 29, 1956

1. Johnnie Parsons

2. George Amick

3. Edgar Elder

4. Johnny Body

5. Roger Ward

6. Johnnie Tolan

7. Bud Clemons

8. Jack Jordan

9. Danny Oakes

10. Dempsey Wilson

11. Jimmy Davies

12. Shorty Templeman


ADVERTISERS in order of appearance

Lodge Spark Plug Co., Los Angeles

Hedman Muffler & Mfg. Co., Culver City

York Club, Los Angeles

McGurk Engineering Co., Gardena

Aggies Sporting Goods, Long Beach

Grant and Grant, Los Angeles

Bamboo Inn, 10th & Spruce Street, Newhall, Phone Newhall 62

The Hobart, Los Angeles

Eddie Meyer Engineering, West Hollywood

Southern California Plating Co., Los Angeles

Ron Dee Restaurant, San Fernando

The Eleda Restaurant and Cocktail lounge, Los Angeles

Swanson Shock Absorber Co., Hollywood

Smidt Pharmacy, 745 Spruce St., Newhall, Phone Newhall 70

Dean Van Lines

Modern Muffler Co., Los Angeles & Studio City

Firestone Store, Los Angeles

Homer Myers Cesspool Pumping, Phone Newhall 511W

Ken Mabrey Texaco Service, Newhall

Dr. Rudolph E. Buselmeier, Corner Ninth and Walnut Street, Newhall, Phone Newhall 1575 & Newhall 1-1126 (nights)

Sinclair's Esquire Club & Restaurant, 12507 San Fernando Road (Los Angeles)

Inglewood Tire Service, Inglewood

Carl Peters Texaco Service, 24100 N. San Fernando Road, Newhall, Phone Newhall 1150

Oscar Maples Ford, Torrance

Murphy's Service (Union 76), Newhall, Phone 1047

Bardahl of So. Calif. Inc., Los Angeles

Wilshire Motors, Los Angeles

Saugus Cafe, Saugus

Wm. T. Bill Small Vacuum Truck Service, 23938 West Lyons Ave., Newhall, Phone Newhall 43

M&W Service, 1033 San Fernando Road, Newhall, Phone 850

Advance Muffler Service Inc., Los Angeles and other locations

Snyder Ambulance & Oxygen Service, Van Nuys

General Petroleum Corp. (Mobiloil)

Crawford's, El Monte


19200 dpi jpegs from original souvenir program purchased 2014 by Leon Worden.
BONELLI STADIUM

SEE ALSO:
• Saugus Speedway
• Fireball 500


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Lineup ~1946

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