sprint legend recouperating
FREMONT, Ohio (Oct. 9, 2002) - Former sprint car driving
legend Harold McGilton of Fremont, Ohio, is undergoing rehabilitation
following a recent stroke.
McGilton, the 1964 and 1970 Fremont Speedway track champion,
sits 8th on the all-time career feature win list at "The
Track That Action Built," with 40 victories. McGilton,
best known for piloting the Sam Stites yellow and purple
#81 and the Donny Eckhardt #4 sprinters, made several Knoxville
Nationals A-mains and won several All Star Circuit of Champion
features in the early and mid-1970s.
Fans can submit get-well wishes to Harold McGilton, c/o
Bethesda Care Center, 600 North Brush Street, Fremont, Ohio