Thomas E. "Tom" Salmon, Jr.

 

Tom Salmon, Jr. of Wichita, Kansas raced this #21 sedan for car owner K. O. Christian.
To see what became of this car, click your mouse on the photograph above
- Loretta Cox collection

 

 

 

Left to Right: Ted Davis, Tom Salmon, Jr., and Tom Salmon, Sr. To see a photo of this Nellis-Fisher-owned sedan with Wylan Cattrell standing beside it, click your mouse on the photo above - Loretta Cox collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bill Killion, left, presenting a trophy to Tom Salmon, Jr.  Killion had his arms in casts as he was recuperating from having broken both his arms in a crash at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas - Loretta Cox collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

To see a photograph of Tom Salmon, Jr. (right) and Hugh "Hugo" Shea standing beside a 1934 Ford sedan stock car.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tom Salmon, Jr. would go on to drive a 1963 Fastback, 427 cu. in. Ford Galaxie #12 owned by Delbert McGee, in the stock car division at the 1963 Pikes Peak Hill Climb outside of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Tom qualified fifth at 7:03.5 (which was 56.8 seconds slower than the quickest time) and finished sixth of the eight entries in 14:50.7 in that event, 33.3 seconds behind winner Parnelli Jones. The second place finisher was Curtis Turner.

 

 

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