New York Stock Car Driver Chuck Boos, 88

LEWISTON, N.Y. – Western New York stock car racing legend Chuck Boos passed away peacefully at age 88 on May 1. Chuck Boos’ stock car racing career spanned four decades in an era when drivers built their own cars and parts. We started going and holy cow, we went every night,” said Boos. Boos took the car to the one-mile track at Langhorne, Pennsylvania, started near the rear and finished 10th. Boos switched his Saturday-night travels to Lancaster Speedway and won the first race on the track’s new asphalt surface in 1964. Some racers were coming in with haulers that cost more than my entire race car. Tires got so good you didn’t have to know how to set up the race car. “I only lost my temper with another driver once during my career.

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