Sachs is no stranger to the
high banks but this marks his initial appearance as a late model stock driver. Sachs
is a veteran of five Dayton
races, having held the pole position for the past two years. He finished 12th
in the USAC national standings last year and was the 195S USAC Midwest spring
champion after finishing second in both 1954 and 1955. Indianapolis
Other Indianapolis 500 drivers who will be on hand include Dick Rathman, a veteran of seven races; Paul Goldsmith, who finished second last year in the USAC late model stock standings and who won an earlier USAC late model event at the Dayton Speedway; and Bill Cheesbourg.
Lefty McFadden, Dayton Speedway manager, said time trials will start at
1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Other early entries include Don White of
, Elmer Musgrave of Keokuk,
Skip Michaels of Miles., Ill. , Arnie Gardner of Berwyn, Ill. ,
Bill Shoulders and Lou Kamie, both of Waukegan, Ill., Gene Marmor of Schiller
Park, Ill., Ken Finley of Batavia, Ill. ,
Dick Clement and Sal Tovella, both of Summit, Ill. ;
Les Snow of Chicago , Don Swenson of West Chicago, Herb
Shannon of Peoria, Jack Holbrook of Melrose Park., Ill., and Eddie Meyer of
Glenview, Mich. Bloomington, Ill.
Sunday’s program will open at
with time trials for late arrivals and the first heat race at 2 p.m. Admission Sunday is $3.50
reserved; $2.50 grandstand, and 50 cents for children.