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School daysss ! There were few, according to Wes.


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Wes, with his most familiar coupe and graphic scheme, poses for a
promotional photo for the Kennedy Games at Lake Placid.


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Wes, at his garage, with loyal mechanic Fran Kane and Fran's son, Andy. Andy is now a modified driver at Airborne.
Andy appears to be protecting Fran from Wes,and well he should have ! Wes would try to introduce the
conservative Fran to women of less than immaculate virtue, if you can believe such a thing.


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Wes, with an unidentified crewman at Saranac Lake Speedway.


From Dan Ody's 8MM
Old Speedways DVD
Wes' first stock car
which was called
"Moody's Goose". He
got it for about $5.

From Dan Ody's 8MM
Old Speedways DVD

"Moody's Goose" lays down
a smoke screen going into Turn One at Saranac Lake.

From Dan Ody's 8MM
Old Speedways DVD

Find the smoke and you'll find "Moody's Goose"taking the
green from Art Prairie at Saranac Lake.

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The first real stock car
Wes built. He had drivers like
Ken Dukette try it
before he did.

Bob Mackey Photo
via John Rock

Ken Dukette poses with the
Moody's Boat Livery 66
at Airborne.

Bob Mackey Photo
Via John Rock

The Moody's Boat Livery 66,
in color, at Airborne - in the background.

Bob Mackey Photo
Via John Rock

The Moody's Boat Livery 66,
at speed, at Airborne.


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Aaron Hoyt, a long - suffering father figure to Wes and dad to Moody pal Jim Hoyt.

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The Old Man,Wesley
Moody, Sr. . You did
not mess with this man.

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Wes' first really competitive
car, a former Don House
XL-1 out of New Jersey.

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Jim Hoyt's Eddie Bellinger, Sr - inspired coupe.He and Wes would
go to Fonda and annoy the
regulars there. Hoyt's car ended
up in three pieces one night.

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The 1st cojupe with the
familiar color scheme. Posing
at Saranac Lake with
Bobby Ecert.

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Wes, with one of his first
feature wins - at Saranac Lake.
That's flagger Art Prairie.

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Wes, with an earlier car
at Victoria Speedway, a
track where he once
irritated both his union father
and the local regulars by breaking a picket line.

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Wes, Sr., in an oil
painting of an early
Wes coupe.

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Wes, with one of his 1st
devil's Bowl entries.

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A young Wes with a newly -
completed coupe in the
yard of the marina and
snowmobile dealership.

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In the snowmobile racing days.

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Wes' crew,
Including Denton
Dow [at right]

 

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Wes' new car attracts
attention at Devil's
Bowl. Among the lookers
is Chet Doaner.
 

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On the track at
Devil's Bowl
around 1967.

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The 1967 season
car, in its apparent
winter quarters.

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In a heat lineup at
Devils Bowl, around
1968.

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Al Charesse, an
ace snowmobile and
boat mechanic for
Moodys, tried his
hand at stock cars.
Al on one of his sleds.
           

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Later, in the pavement days. Wes thinks this might be Trenton.

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Men walk by the Moody pits
at Devil's Bowl. They look like
they might be from the
Butch Jelley group.

Bob Mackey Photo
via Johjn Rock

A mid '60's portrait
shot at Airborne.

John Grady Photo
A shot taken early into his
pavement coupe era.

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A Devil's Bowl wreck.
The shot is blurry.
 
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Climbing out at Devil's
Bowl. Not sure if it is a
wreck or just the pit area.

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