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NOTE: I am not trying to take credit for these photos of Chevado.

THESE PHOTOS ARE HERE BECAUSE THIS CAR IS AN IMPORTANT PIECE OF DRAG RACING HISTORY IN THE WHEEL STANDER WORLD. The car is currently being restored and is operational and after all safety issues and features have been addressed might even see some track time.

I do ask for any help with giving credit where due on who and when these photos of Chevado in her Glory days were taken.

(NEW UPDATE : Gary Kleckner, former owner of Chevado told me at the Grand National Roadster Show on 1/27/2018 that photographer Don Green took this photo)

The above photo from a scan of an old picture hanging in my garage.

Below is a B&W photo of the last time I saw the car at the track it was about 1981 or ’82 I think , at the INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD RACEWAY on TERMINAL ISLAND near the L.A. harbor. It had no lettering on the side. I took photo with my old ROLLIE ROLLIFLEX 35 MM SLR with a 50 mm lens.

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Partial WHEEL STANDER LIST, don’t know if there are any new cars out there please let me know.

ENTRY YR MODEL DRIVER
Airborne Express 02 Chevy VanBob Hall
American Crusier03 PT CrusierTom Caprio
American Flyer 68 VW Pickup Art Morrison
Amx Wynnstander 68 AMXRichard Schroeder
Amx Wynnstander 68 AMXArt Morrison
APE 72 FalconNeville Alder
Backup Pickup 66 EconolineGeorge Tuers
Backup Pickup 66 Ford PickupHollie Swindle
Backup Pickup 68 EconolineKen Nelson
Bad Bossa Nova 69 NovaRichard Schroeder
Bandit 76 FirebirdJack Ehrmantraut
Bardahl Bug 66 VW TruckLynwood Hardy
Berry Wagon 28 Ford PanelBill Shrewsberry
Berry Wagon 28 Ford PanelRick Markham
Bob Doss 66 MustangBob Doss
Bob Perry’s Vette 69 CorvetteBob Perry
Bottoms Up 92 MoffittBilly Moffitt
Brewer’s Millions 98 LimoJim Brewer
Brewer’s Nightmare 33 WillysJim Brewer
Brewer’s Thing 64 EconolineJim Brewer
California Deuce 69 NovaMark Watson
Canadian Cuda 70 CudaDoug Murrary
Chevado 55 NomadGary Kleckner
Chevy Rebellion 64 A-100Richard Hutchins
Chevy Rebellion 62 VW TruckRichard Hutchins
Chicago Flyer84 Kenworth Mike Clark
Chuck Wagon 66 A-100Chuck Poole
Chuck Wagon 58 VW PickupChuck Poole
Chuckwagon 58 VW pickupDanny Burmer
Chuck Wagon 2 66 A-100Chuck Poole
Chuckwagon 64 A-100Chuck Swift
Constant Chaos 84 TempoJon Oswell
Controlled Insanity96 TunderbirdScott Kennedy
Cool Bus 96 BusKen Nelson
Crazy Injun 55 ChevyVirgil Sellers
Custer’s Last Stand 81 MonzaChuck Swift
Death Ship 79 Space ShipBob Perry
Defiance 80 White Freight.Jerry McBee
Diesel Louie 66 A-100Louie Force
Diesel Louie 80 KenworthLouie Force
Detroit Duster 78 DusterErnie Petit
Detroit Duster 84 OmniErnie Petit
Detroit Duster 00 KenworthErnie Petit
Dodge Fever64 A-100Richie Travers
Dodge Material 64 A-100Richie Travers
Dodge Rebellion 64 A-100John Ludwick
Elementry Express 86 AstroGlen Alferes
El Trike 71 TrikeJohn Middlebrook
Emergency West 86 Crew CabRichard Schroeder
E-Ticket55 Chevy puGary McWilliams
Fabulous 50s 57 ChevyToby Ehrmantraut
Flying Red Baron 69 MustangDale Emery
Flying Red Baron 74 Mustang IIGary Watson
Flying Red Baron74 Mustang IICarl Magee
Flying Red Baron84 CorvetteBob Riggle Jr.
Flying Red Baron84 CorvetteTom Brown
Full Tilt Boogie 37 Chevy PUKerry Watson
Fugitive 64 Corvair PUBob Perry
Fugitive 2 69 CorvetteBob Perry
Fugitive 2 69 CorvetteGary Watson
Fugitive 2 69 CorvetteTommy McNeely
Fugitive 73 CorvetteGary Watson
Fugitive 73 CorvetteRandy Curtis
Galaxy 2 79 Space ShipBob Perry
Galaxy 2 79 Space ShipRandy Lyznicki
Galaxy 2 79 Space ShipLance Sky
Gandolfi Racing CorvetteCarlo Gandolfi
Gemini Cricket 64 A-100Frank Monaghan
Gemini Cricket 64 A-100Bill Pickett
Gemini Cricket Backup 64 A-100Bill Pickett
General Jerry Lee 27 Ford Model TJerry Lee
Half Breed 66 EconolineGene Garret
Heartbeat High 92 S-10 PickupDanny O’Day
Heartbeat High 92 S-10Danny Burmer
Heartbeat High 92 S-10Peter Hoenck
Hell on Wheels 45 TankBob Perry
Hell on Wheels 45 TankJack Ehrmantraut
Hell on Wheels 45 TankRick Mehl
Hell On Wheels 45 TankJoe Klimarchuck
Hell Raiser 86 Daytona Graham Slapp
Hells’ Fire 73 Tank Bob Perry
Hell’s Fire 73 TankRandy Lyznicki
Hemi Under Glass 65 BarracudaBill Shrewsberry
Hemi Under Glass 65 BarracudaBob Riggle
Hemi Under Glass 68 BarracudaBob Riggle
Hemi Under Glass 72 Challenger Bob Riggle
Hemi Under Glass 72 ChallengerJack Ehrmantraut
Hemi Under Glass 79 FirebirdJack Ehrmantraut
Hemi Under Glass 86 DaytonaJack Ehrmantraut
Hemi Under Glass 86 DaytonaToby Ehrmantraut
Hemi Xpress 66 A-100Bob Riggle
Hemi Xpress 66 A-100Marty Mohr
Hickup Pickup 69 Dodge PickupBob Davis
High Anxiety 68 CougarBernie Bicks
High Horse66 MustangJack Sharpshire
High-N-Mighty 70 ChallengerChuck Swift
High-n-Mighty 70 ChallengerScott Stevens
High-n-Mighty 70 ChallengerJohn Booty
High-N-Mighty 70 ChallengerWally Ostashkevich
High Risk 67 CorvetteGary Picardo
High Risk 67 CorvetteAllan Herridge jr
High Roller 33 WillysJon Oswell
Hummingbird 66 A-100Jim Brewer
Iron Horse 70 MaverickJoe Vanni
JAZ Flashback 55 NomadGeorge Tuers
Jet Age Special 74 ChallengerRichard Schroeder
Joe Antonelli Joe Antonelli
Jolly Rancher 03 StagecoachEd Jones
Jolly Rancher 33 Fire EngineEd Jones
Jolly Rancher 90 SilhouetteEd Jones
Kelly Superchargers 81 VauxhallSteve Murty
LA Dart 66 Dart Bill Shrewsberry
LA Dart 68 DartBill Shrewsberry
LA Dart 70 Dart Bill Shrewsberry
Ladder Truck #3333 WillysJon Oswell
Last Stage West 03 Stagecoach Tommy Maras
Lebanon Valley Raceway 92 S-10 Danny Burmer
Lil Defiant 66 Econoline Jerry McBee
Lil Fire Truck 99 Dodge Ram Al Barber
LI Stang 66 Mustang Arnie Frank
Little Red Wagon 67 Pickup Bill Golden
Little Yellow Wagon 66 Dodge Pickup Bill Kolb
Lucifer 67 Econoline James Harper
Magnum Illusion 78 Magnum Jim Curtis
Magnum Illusion 78 Magnum Rick Mehl
Maxi Taxi 27 Model T Roy Trevino
Mechanical APE 69 VW Neville Alder
Mexican Jump ‘n’ Bean 62 Corvair Donny Huerta
Mexican Jump ‘n’ Bean 62 Corvair Pete Huerta
Mexican Jumpin’ Bean 62 Corvair —- Martinez
Midvale VW 66 VWGeorge Stewert
Mighty High 65 A-100Chuck Swift
Monaghan’s Dodge 64 A-100Frank Monaghan
Moonshot 69 ChevelleTommy Maras
Moonshot 69 ChevelleKen Nelson
Moon shot 72 MonaroBob Skoglund
Multipart Skytrain 81 LeylandSteve Murty
Mystery Mover 67 Corvair Van Jack Layton
Night Raider 76 Mustang Toby Ehrmantraut
Night Raider 84 CamaroToby Ehmantraut
Night Rider 84 CamaroChuck Poole
Night Rider 84 CamaroToby Ehrmantraut
North Coast Flyer 84 Kenworth Ken Nelson
Odyssey Kolors 93 Escape Didier Thamie
Ole Tater Hauler 53 GMC PickupHarold Mulligan
Ole Tater Hauler53 GMC PickupMark Walker
One Night Stand 86 S-10 Pickup Rick Markham
Paddy Wagon 64 Greenbriar Gary Watson
Paddy Wagon 65 Chevy VanGary Watson
Paddy Wagon 72 Vega PanelGary Watson
Paddy Wagon 72 Vega PanelBob Hall
Peacemaker 78 VegaJim Brewer
Peacemaker 81 Kit-car Jim Brewer
Peacemaker 83 Seville Jim Brewer
Peacemaker 33 Willys Jim Brewer
Phoenix Flyer 75 Monza Bernie Bicks
Pick Your Part55 Chevy puGary McWilliams
Pirelli Hi-Performer 65 TruckSteve Murty
Plum Crazy 37 Chevy PUVirgil Sellers
Plum Crazy&Two Nuts 04 Dodge PUVirgil Sellers
Plum Nuts 66 EconolineVirgil Sellers
Power Wagon 74 VWRoy Trevino
Preying Mantis 80 Vauxhall Jason Phelps
Preying Mantis 80 VauxhallRon Picardo
Rain X 90 Jimmy Gary Burch
Rain X 91 JimmyRoy Trevino
Red Volkswagen 62 VW Truck Richard Hutchins
Riding High 67 Econoline James Harper
Rude & Crude 55 ChevyKerry Watson
Semi Hemi 74 CudaBob Perry
Shower Power69 Bath Tub Randy Davis
Show Time91 JimmyRoy Trevino
Smokey74 ChallengerTommy Maras
Smokey 75 DusterTommy Maras
Smokey Red 69 NovaJoe Douthit
Southern Cross 72 MustangGarth Hudson
Spray Cheif 72 MustangMaurice Allen
Star Shot 78 DragsterKen Nelson
Stingray 67 CorvetteRoy Phelps
Strip Tripper 71 FC WagonBarry Haygarth
Super Blue Wagon 67Jim McDougall
Super Bug 65 VolkswagenGeorge Ferber
Super Bug 65 Volkswagen Mark Hildonen
Super Bug 65 VolkswagenJim Curtis
Super Ford64 EconolineFred Sevela
Super Hemi Bug 62 VW Truck Charlie Holmes
Super Stang 74 Mustang II Toby Ehrmantraut
Super Trooper 76 DusterChuck Hopkins
Super Wagon 81 D50Rick Mehl
Superwinch Insanity 93 LuminaDanny O’Day
Superwinch Superbird 96 ThunderbirdDanny O’Day
Superwinch ’34 34 Ford CoupeDanny O’Day
S & W High Performance 70 Vega Tom Watkins
Texas Bandit 99 S-10 Tom Caprio
Texas Bandit 01 PT Pick-up Tom Caprio
Texas Bandit 04 PT Crusier Tom Caprio
Texas Rear Bear 68 Corvair Pickup Roy Trevino
Texas Rear Bear 3 70 El Camino Roy Trevino
Thrill Seeker 91 Jeep PickupHenry Peters
Thunder Wagon 66 Dodge Pickup GE Shumbert
Tijuana Toad 75 Vega PanelJerry McBee
Toni Yenne 64 EconolineToni Yenne
Trash Truck 66 Corvair PickupConnie Swingle
Trevino’s Classic 27 Model TRoy Trevino
Trick Truck 65 CorvairDick Belfatti
Triple Trouble 66 Nova Tommy Stringfield
Valvoline 86 GMC George Tuers
Wagonmaster 80 Vega Chet Smith
Wagonmaster 84 Astre Chet Smith
Wax Shop 86 GMC George Tuers
Wells Cargo 91 Jimmy Roy Trevino
Wheelie Man91 Jimmy Tom Sheils
Wheelie Wagon04 Radio Flyer KC Jones
Wheelstang65 Mustang Bill Darr
Wichita Warrior 69 Corvette Clayton Willard
Wichita Warrior 95 Lumina Wagon Clayton Willard
Wichita Warrior 95 Lumina Wagon Tommy McNeely
Wild Thang 67 Coronet Greg Raines
Wind Jammer 66 Falcon Jim Barillaro
Wind-Up Pickup 89 RangerDanny O’Day
Wind-Up Pickup 89 RangerBob Hall
Wind-Up Pickup 89 Ranger—- Sotashi
Wind-Up Pickup 90 Ranger Danny O’Day
Windwalker 84 Mustang Mike Wilson
Wind Walker 89 Beretta Toby Ehrmantraut
World’s Wildest Corvair66 CorvairScotty Scott
Young American 76 Monza Mark Hildonen
By ATOMIC Hot Links on 2010-09-06 14:05:48
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