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Itallin1
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Post Number: 178

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2006 - 8:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Micoli MotorSports 2007 Season will be run In Memory of Jim Proefrock. Jim passed away on 12-09-2006; he was a Drag Racer, Sailor, Teacher and administrator. Jim Proefrock drag raced the circuit with his A Fuel Altered drag car, “The Wacky Racer”, in the 1960’s, traveling all over the east coast and racing locally at Niagara Drag Strip at Niagara Falls, New York.

Jim Proefrock lived all His adult life in Pendleton, NY. And was a graduate of Starpoint High School and Vale Tech Institute in Pennsylvania. Where Jim completed over 40 different technical courses, to complete his Master Certification in the Auto Body Trade.


http://www.micolimotorsports.com/jim_proefrock.htm
Jim Proefrock painted M MotorSports first two racecars and taught us all about racing and how to paint. Jim will be deeply missed.


Rob Micoli
WCIS Track Photographer
M.M Sports Photos
http://www.mmsportsphotos.com
http://www.micolimotorsports.com
Itallin1
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Post Number: 179

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2006 - 9:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Niagara Drag Strip at Niagara Falls, New York.

Rob Micoli
WCIS Track Photographer
M.M Sports Photos
http://www.mmsportsphotos.com
http://www.micolimotorsports.com
Itallin1
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Post Number: 180

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2006 - 9:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

This is Jim Proefrock's 442 Manarina OLDS he Drag Raced.


Rob Micoli
WCIS Track Photographer
M.M Sports Photos
http://www.mmsportsphotos.com
http://www.micolimotorsports.com
Itallin1
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Post Number: 181

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2006 - 9:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

James Richard Proefrock Driver of
"The Wacky Racer"
Jim was 64 years old.
02/27/1942 - 12/09/2006
Rob Micoli
WCIS Track Photographer
M.M Sports Photos
http://www.mmsportsphotos.com
http://www.micolimotorsports.com

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