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Dave Ross
Flying Farmer
No. 54 Rail Race Car
Jetmore, KS
1961

[photograph: David Davey Ross, Flying Farmer, in No. 54 at McCarty Speedway, Dodge City, 1961 Second car Ross built -- he was 17 years old. Car was pink -- now owned and restored by Troy Burnett, Dodge City, KS.]

David "Davey" Ross, Flying Farmer, in No. 54 at McCarty Speedway, Dodge City, Kansas, in 1961.

This is the second car Ross built -- he was 19 years old -- 16 when he built his first one. Car was pink -- now owned and restored by Troy Burnett, Dodge City, KS. Decals on side plate were Midwest Auto Specialties and Iskidarian Cams. Original color has been restored to 1958 Dodge Sunset Coral (aka, Hudson Pink).

Photograph courtesy: Roger and Troy Burnett, Dodge City, KS.

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