Peoria Oldtimers Racing Club

Founded By Scott Shults on March 21 - 1981

       All Time Peoria Oldtimers Racing Club "INDUCTEES"

                     Listed in Alphabetical Order By Last Name - Year Inducted  .....

 

 Remembering the Great Stock Car Drivers From the Past  ..........

Gold = Driver / Red = Mechanic-Owner / Blue = Promoter-Official / Black = Fan-Media

 

A  ....  Al Archdale Jr. - 2010 / Al Archdale Sr. - 1998 / Floyd 'Pappy' Allen - 1997

B  .....  Al Baker - 1997 / Jim Baker - 1997 / Billy Barnewolt - 2004 / Johnny Beauchamp - 1997 / Dan Bennett - 1998 / Shorty Bennett - 1997 / Todd Bennett - 2002 / Duke & Jody Binegar - 2008 / Don Bitner - 1997 / Don Bohlander - 1997 / Veral Boken - 1997 / Ed Bolen - 1998 / Art Brady - 1998 / Glen Bradley - 1997 / Britt Briggs - 1997 / Harry Brown - 2000 /

C  .....  Lloyd Caldwell - 1997 / Bumps Chance - 1998 / Everett 'Buzz' Chasteen - 1997 / Mike Chasteen - 2002 / Harold Cofel - 2000 / Don Cook - 1997 / Dick Coon - 1998 / Mike Cothron - 2002 / Bobby Cowell - 2009 / Louie Crooks - 2000 / Ron Cusack - 2004 / Alice Crowe - 2007 / Gary Cook Jr. - 2012

D  .....  Clyde Dagit - 2011 / Don Dane - 1997 / Don Dunfee - 1997 / Port Defraties - 1997 / Al Dew - 1998 / Frank Dixon - 1997 / Berley Dodson - 2000

E  .....  Lloyd Ewing - 1998 / Russ Ewoldt - 1997
F  .....  John Feger - 1998 / Steve Fraise - 2002 / Ray Fengel - 2012
G  .....  Jim Gerber - 1997 / Don Gray - 2000 / Duane Gray - 2009 / Sean Gray - 2005 / Ray Guss Jr. - 2002 / Ray Guss Sr. - 1997 / Denny Gray - 2012
H  .....  George Haley - 1997 / Hank Hamilton - 1998 / The Hamilton Family - Chuck, Sherrie & Jonathon - 2002 / Scotty & Penny Harris - 1998 / Joe Hart - 1998 / Jack Henson - 1997 / Rudy Hoerr - 1997 / Bennie Hoffer - 2000 / Bill & Betty Hogge - 1998 / Coy Holt - 1998 / Dale Hougham - 1997 / Pat Heinz a.k.a Crumbo the Clown - 2012
I
J
K  .....  Bob Kelly - 2000 / Bob Kendall - 2000 / Jim Kimball - 2000 / Paul King - 1998 / Bud Knaeble - 1998
L  .....  Steve Lance Jr. - 2007 / Steve Lance Sr. - 1997 / Tim Lance - 2004 / Jim Landers - 1997 / I.G. Lane - 1997 / Johnny Langford - 1997 / Don Lewis - 1997 / Randy Lewis - 2011
M  .....  Allen May - 1997 / Behrll 'Fibber' McGee / Don McMahill Sr. - 1997 / Dick Manuell / Bobby Merritt - 1997 / George Messer - 1997 / Bill Miller Sr. - 2000 / Bob Mooney - 1998 / Dick Murphy - 1997
N  .....  Billy Neal - 2000 / Ray Neltner - 1997 / Doug Nigh - 2006 / Rocky Nohl - 1997 / 'Big' John Nuhn - 2004
O  .....  Jay O'Brien - 1997 / Rick O'Brien - 2002
P  .....  Les Peterson - 1997 / Homer Poston - 2000 / Danny Parlier - 2012 / Jim Patterson - 2012
Q
R  .....  Jack Rebholz - 1998 / Steve Rebholz - 2000 / Gerry Reeder - 1998 / Larry Reeder Jr. - 2004 / Larry Reeder Sr. - 2000 / Harold Render - 1997 / Tom Rients - 2002 / Jerry Roedell - 1997 / Sam Rogers - 1997 / Rosy Roseman - 2000 / Bobby Rutledge - 1998 / Ray Jr. & Michele Neltner - 2012
S  .....  Wally Satterfield - 1997 / Ernie Schaefer - 1997 / Earl Setser - 2000 / Cyndi Shannon - 2008 / Herb Shannon - 1997 / Toby Scharp - 2004 / Frank Shickel Jr. - 2002 / Frank Shickel Sr. - 2002 / Roy Shields - 1997 / John Smith - 2000 / Les 'Tiger' Snow - 1997 / Roger Sollenberger - 2009 / Kenny Sparks - 1998 / Rick Standridge - 2002 / The Strube Brothers & Sis - Chuck Strube - 1998, Darlene Strube - 1998, Floyd Strube - 1998, Fred Strube - 1997, Hank Strube - 1998, Howard Strube - 1998, Jim Strube - 1997 / Dick Schofield - 2012 / Herb Shannon Jr. - 2012 / Donna (D.K.) Shannon - 2012 / The Shannon Family - Jerry Shannon - 2015 / Ron Shannon - 2015 / Ted Shannon - 2015 / Stevie Shannon - 2015 / Matt Shannon - 2015 / Dave Smith - 2015 / Dan Shannon - 2015
T  .....  Dick Taylor - 2002 / Al Terrell - 1997 / Jim Tobin - 2011 / Billy Tuckwell - 2004
U
V  .....  Bill Van Allen - 2000 / Lem VanLaningham - 2004 / Freddie Voight - 2000 / Opal Voight - 2011
W  .....  Bob Wagner - 1998 / Gary Webb - 2002 / Ronnie Weedon - 1997 / Loren 'Kookie' Wetsel - 1998 / Jake Willert - 2002 / Brad & Vicki Willis - 2009 / Jerry Wolland - 2000
X
Z  .....  Wally Zander - 2009
     Peoria Oldtimers Racing Club "Hall of Fame" Inductees

   Kookie Wetsel in the Peoria Oldtimers Racing

Club '57 Chevrolet Stock Car Proudly Presenting Our 

    American Flag during the "National Anthem"

 

        1997 "Hall of Fame" Inaugaral Inductees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                           PORC INDUCTEES - Back-Up Listings

Listed in Alphabetical Order By Last Name - Year Inducted .....

 

Remembering the Great Stock Car Drivers From the Past ..........

Gold = Driver / Red = Mechanic-Owner / Blue = Promoter-Official / Black = Fan-Media

 

A .... Al Archdale Jr. - 2010 / Al Archdale Sr. - 1998 / Floyd 'Pappy' Allen - 1997

B ..... Al Baker - 1997 / Jim Baker - 1997 / Billy Barnewolt - 2004 / Johnny Beauchamp - 1997 / Dan Bennett - 1998 / Shorty Bennett - 1997 / Todd Bennett - 2002 / Duke & Jody Binegar - 2008 / Don Bitner - 1997 / Don Bohlander - 1997 / Veral Boken - 1997 / Ed Bolen - 1998 / Art Brady - 1998 / Glen Bradley - 1997 / Britt Briggs - 1997 / Harry Brown - 2000 /

C ..... Lloyd Caldwell - 1997 / Bumps Chance - 1998 / Everett 'Buzz' Chasteen - 1997 / Mike Chasteen - 2002 / Harold Cofel - 2000 / Don Cook - 1997 / Dick Coon - 1998 / Mike Cothron - 2002 / Bobby Cowell - 2009 / Louie Crooks - 2000 / Ron Cusack - 2004 - Alice Crowe - 2007 / Gary Cook Jr. - 2012

D ..... Clyde Dagit - 2011 / Don Dane - 1997 / Don Dunfee - 1997 / Port Defraties - 1997 / Al Dew - 1998 / Frank Dixon - 1997 / Berley Dodson - 2000

E ..... Lloyd Ewing - 1998 / Russ Ewoldt - 1997
F ..... John Feger - 1998 / Steve Fraise - 2002 / Ray Fengel - 2012
G ..... Jim Gerber - 1997 / Don Gray - 2000 / Duane Gray - 2009 / Sean Gray - 2005 / Ray Guss Jr. - 2002 / Ray Guss Sr. - 1997 / Denny Gray - 2012
H ..... George Haley - 1997 / Hank Hamilton - 1998 / The Hamilton Family - Chuck, Sherrie & Jonathon - 2002 / Scotty & Penny Harris - 1998 / Joe Hart - 1998 / Jack Henson - 1997 / Rudy Hoerr - 1997 / Bennie Hoffer - 2000 / Bill & Betty Hogge - 1998 / Coy Holt - 1998 / Dale Hougham - 1997 / Pat Heinz a.k.a. Crumbo the Clown - 2012
I
J
K ..... Bob Kelly - 2000 / Bob Kendall - 2000 / Jim Kimball - 2000 / Paul King - 1998 / Bud Knaeble - 1998
L ..... Steve Lance Jr. - 2007 / Steve Lance Sr. - 1997 / Tim Lance - 2004 / Jim Landers - 1997 / I.G. Lane - 1997 / Johnny Langford - 1997 / Don Lewis - 1997 / Randy Lewis - 2011
M ..... Allen May - 1997 / Behrll 'Fibber' McGee / Don McMahill Sr. - 1997 / Dick Manuell / Bobby Merritt - 1997 / George Messer - 1997 / Bill Miller Sr. - 2000 / Bob Mooney - 1998 / Dick Murphy - 1997
N ..... Billy Neal - 2000 / Ray Neltner - 1997 / Doug Nigh - 2006 / Rocky Nohl - 1997 / 'Big' John Nuhn - 2004 / Ray Jr. & Michele Neltner - 2012
O ..... Jay O'Brien - 1997 / Rick O'Brien - 2002
P ..... Les Peterson - 1997 / Homer Poston - 2000 / Danny Parlier - 2012 / Jim Patterson - 2012
Q
R ..... Jack Rebholz - 1998 / Steve Rebholz - 2000 / Gerry Reeder - 1998 / Larry Reeder Jr. - 2004 / Larry Reeder Sr. - 2000 / Harold Render - 1997 / Tom Rients - 2002 / Jerry Roedell - 1997 / Sam Rogers - 1997 / Rosy Roseman - 2000 / Bobby Rutledge - 1998
S ..... Wally Satterfield - 1997 / Ernie Schaefer - 1997 / Earl Setser - 2000 / Cyndi Shannon - 2008 / Herb Shannon - 1997 / Toby Scharp - 2004 / Frank Shickel Jr. - 2002 / Frank Shickel Sr. - 2002 / Roy Shields - 1997 / John Smith - 2000 / Les 'Tiger' Snow - 1997 / Roger Sollenberger - 2009 / Kenny Sparks - 1998 / Rick Standridge - 2002 / The Strube Brothers & Sis - Chuck Strube - 1998, Darlene Strube - 1998, Floyd Strube - 1998, Fred Strube - 1997, Hank Strube - 1998, Howard Strube - 1998, Jim Strube - 1997 / Dick Schofield - 2012 / Herb Shannon Jr. - 2012 / Donna (D.K.) Shannon - 2012 / The Shannon Family - Jerry Shannon - 2015 / Ron Shannon - 2015 / Ted Shannon - 2015 / Stevie Shannon - 2015 / Matt Shannon - 2015 / Dave Smith - 2015
T ..... Dick Taylor - 2002 / Al Terrell - 1997 / Jim Tobin - 2011 / Billy Tuckwell - 2004
U
V ..... Bill Van Allen - 2000 / Lem VanLaningham - 2004 / Freddie Voight - 2000 / Opal Voight - 2011
W ..... Bob Wagner - 1998 / Gary Webb - 2002 / Ronnie Weedon - 1997 / Loren 'Kookie' Wetsel - 1998 / Jake Willert - 2002 / Brad & Vicki Willis - 2009 / Jerry Wolland - 2000
X
Z ..... Wally Zander - 2009

 

Special Awards !!!

Here's Herb Shannon who was Recently Honored with the "Driver of the Century" Award  by the Peoria Oldtimers Racing Club.  Herb is a Two Time 'Illinois State Champion' and a Three Time 'Point Champion' at Peoria Speedway and also holds numerous Track 'Records' along his Hundreds of Feature and Heat Race wins, plus many, many Awards throughout his Career at Peoria Speedway, including being Inducted into the Inaugaral Peoria Oldtimers Racing Club "Hall of Fame".  Herb is pictured here with his Sons Herb Jr. and Danny next to Herb's 1932 Ford Sedan # 32.

Here's Herb Shannon Jr's 1957 Chevrolet Stock Car,

One of the Prettiest and Sharpest and Fastest,

            that You will ever See  !!!                           

 

Members Area

Donate Your Old Speedway Photos & Programs to the Peoria Oldtimers Racing Club .....

The First 25 Years - Get Your Copy Now .....

Only $14.00  Per Copy w/Free Shipping  !!!

Click on to Below Address to Purchase w/PayPal

http://porctwo.webs.com/thefirst25yearsbook.htm

Newest Members

Recent Photos

The Top 25 Stock Car Drivers from the First 25 Years at Peoria Speedway - 1950 to 1974 .....

Driver #1 Don Bohlander

Driver #2 Lloyd Caldwell

Driver #3 Les "Tiger" Snow

Driver #4 Herb Shannon

Driver #5 Jim Strube

Driver #6 Jerry Roedell

Driver #7 Les Peterson

Driver #8 Fred Strube

Driver #9 Jim Gerber

Driver #10 Johnny Langford

Driver #11 Johnny Beauchamp

Driver #12 Ray Guss Sr.

Driver #13 Rocky Nohl

Driver #14 Don Dane

Driver #15 Jim Baker

Driver #16 George Messer

Driver #17 Veral Boken

Driver #18 Don Bitner

Driver #19 Jim Landers

Driver #20 Al Terrell

Driver #21 Ronnie Weedon

Driver #22 Steve Lance Sr.

Driver #23 Ernie Schaefer

Driver #24 Dick Manuell

Driver #25 Bud Knaebel

 

2011 PORC Hall of Fame "Inductees"