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Ken Jacobs
Kids’ Nite was a popular attraction in the 60’s at Wayne County Speedway and
is still held today. The kid on the far right is a young Kenny ‘Mouse’ Jacobs.
The ‘Alabama Mosquito’ is an early Late Model driven by Ken Jacobs. Photo
from 1966. Photo sent by Doc Lehman.
Wayne County Speedway flagman Earl Fredericks awards the 1970 Late Model
Midseason Championship trophy to Ken Jacobs. Ken was a successful Modified
& Sprint racer who went on to win many Late Model features during a 4 year
Late Model Career. Photo sent by Doc Lehman.
Marriann Jacobs wins another checker at WCS in her husband's #066 Late
Model in 1970. During the 1973 season at Wayne County Speedway Marriann
ran a full season of races for females in Late Models and won the points
championship. In 1973 she mainly drove Jim Gentry’s Late Model. Marriann is
the mother of Kenny, Dean & Bud Jacobs, all successful Sprint Car racers. Bud
also raced Late Models for several years. Photo sent by Doc Lehman.