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6/5/19, 8:15 PM   #11
Re: Gambler History
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Gambler chassis #1 was not built by the Gambler Co. It was built by Bob Trostle in Des Moines, Iowa. You may contact him for confirmation and he can be reached at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Iowa. Check their website for correct mailing address and email connections.
This is 100% NOT true. Gambler #1 was built on Volunteer Dr. in Hendersonville TN. We did run the Kenny Rogers Racing logo on a Trostle driven by Dub May and on a Stanton as well. Both of those cars were prior to building Gambler Chassis cars. ALL Gambler Chassis from # 1 on ... were built in Hendersonville, TN.
 
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6/5/19, 8:32 PM   #12
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Correct ...Been to the facility in Hendersonville, TN. Tommy Sanders was there at the time. I think they may have built custom motorcycles there at one time.
 
6/5/19, 8:35 PM   #13
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Correct ...Been to the facility in Hendersonville, TN. Tommy Sanders was there at the time. I think they may have built custom motorcycles there at one time.
Yes, we need in fact build Gambler Motorcycle frames and components up until CK sold business. New buyer, never built any additional Sprint Car chassis and we do not believe they built many, if any motorcycle frames after they purchased.
 
6/6/19, 9:05 AM   #14
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There is a Gambler Facebook group that I'm a member of. Lots of pictures and Gambler history on there. The group is called Gambler Sprint Cars if you search on Facebook.
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6/6/19, 9:18 AM   #15
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There is a Gambler Facebook group that I'm a member of. Lots of pictures and Gambler history on there. The group is called Gambler Sprint Cars if you search on Facebook.
Yes, great Group!
 
6/6/19, 11:57 AM   #16
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Were The motorcycle frames built for dirt track?
 
6/6/19, 12:28 PM   #17
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Floyd Bailey passed away a few years back...
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6/6/19, 2:28 PM   #18
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Were The motorcycle frames built for dirt track?
No. They were custom cruiser type frames.
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6/6/19, 4:18 PM   #19
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Bob has passed.
 
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