13 - Jake Howard - New Orleans, LA

Modified - Brookhaven Speedway - 1950

Donated by Ms Margaret Fascio

This Roadster #13 driven by Jake Howard is leading Joe Fascio in his un-numbered modified. Jake Howard owned Jake's Speed Shop in New Orleans who also sponsered the car. This #13 is the same car that raced at Laurel Frairground and Pass Road Speedway as the "Black Cat 13" in 1955 with joe Fascio in the cockpit. The picture below is of the "Black Cat 13" at Laurel in the early 1950's. Jake had added a top to the Roadster by the time this picture was taken. The man 2nd from the right is Jake Howard and the man on the far left is another Mississippi Legend - Ben Adams.

Donated by Jack Brown