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During his pairing with Barnett (who emerged from a drag racing background), Watson wheeled the Chevy Corvette-powered coupe to several feature victories and top point finishes.
Dicks career included victories all over New England, and even a stint in Grand National racing (now known as the Nextel Cup).
The transition was a smooth-affair, with Walt scoring his first mod checkers in 1966.
Having secured a seat in Stan Majewskis potent L&M coupe for the 1970 campaign, he handily nailed-down the modified title that year.
He was known primarily for his many accomplishments at the Speedbowl where he amassed a career-total of 73 feature victories in both Non-Ford and Modified competition, and was a champion in both classes (3 Non-Ford titles, and 1 Modified crown).
He shocked the local racing community with his decision to retire at the dawn of the 1970s whiles still very-much in his prime.
Starting this weeks edition of RTT we have a great early victory lane image of one of the Waterford Speedbowls most fondly-remembered combinations; Newt Palm & Stan Majewskis L&M modified.
He was twice a champion (1967 & 68), while wheeling the potent little Willys-bodied coupe.
Seen here posing on the infield of the celebrated New England oval also known as The Cement Palace is longtime competitor Johnny Tripp.
This was shot by our friend longtime racing photographer Rene Dugas, who along with Potter was present that evening in Freddies shop.
Great stuff The decision to hire Jerry Glaude to wheel his coupe following Potters departure was indeed a successful endeavor for Freddie, as the team tasted success almost immediately.
Fittingly, he was inducted into the prestigious New England Auto Racing Hall of Fame in 2003.
Twice a Riverside Park champion (1963 & 1966), New England Auto Racing Hall of Fame member Dangerous Dan Galullo was one of the brightest stars of the powerful United Stock Car Racing Club headed-up by the Tattersall family.