1924 – 1966
Jimmy Daywalt of Wabash, Indiana is shown here in the #4042 Merkler Special in 1948
Dick Poiry is shown here at Bloomington, Indiana on April 3, 1949 with Jimmy Daywalt who is seated in the Merkler Special. Daywalt set the fastest time in time trials that day before winning both his heat and the 20-lap feature race.
Jimmy Daywalt in the #4042 Merkler Special is shown here on the pole while Bobby Grim is in Hector Honore’s #2 “City of Roses” Offy on the outside of the front row as they lead the pace lap around for the start of the feature race at Greenville, Ohio on June 20, 1948
Jimmy Daywalt is shown here in the #4042 Merkler Special on the last lap of the feature race at Greenville, Ohio on June 20, 1948 leading second place #2 Bobby Grim of Indianapolis, Indiana to the checkered flag. This was the only CSRA feature that was not won by Wally Stokes in 1948.
All of the photographs on this web page are from the Jeff Adams collection