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#26 Dave Crevie

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Posted 21 December 2021 - 12:38 PM

Wow! Thought he would be around forever. What a legend!

 

Rest easy, Bro. Well deserved.






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Posted 21 December 2021 - 12:57 PM

Concerns turn to sadness, and fond memories. (I'm starting to hate this cycle.) My most heartfelt condolences to Debbie and his family.

 

RIP, Mr. TonyP.


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Posted 21 December 2021 - 12:58 PM

I am in shock. Tony and I had a great time racing with each in Florida. I am speechless.

 

RIP, Tony.


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#29 Matt Sheldon

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Posted 21 December 2021 - 12:59 PM

Very sad day.

 

Noose - If Debbie needs anything, please let us know.


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Posted 21 December 2021 - 01:12 PM

Yes... indeed a sad day.

 

Rest in peace, Tony.



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Posted 21 December 2021 - 01:13 PM

I always wanted to meet Tony but I never had the opportunity. 

 

RIP, Tony.


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Posted 21 December 2021 - 01:23 PM

So sad to hear that yet another slot car legend has passed. What a loss to our slot car community at large.  

 

It has been my great pleasure to have raced with Tony the past few years in Gator Region Retro Racing and I will miss that immensely and of course my condolences to Debbie and his family.  

 

Tony, may you Rest In Peace in that great slot car shop in the sky but be assured that your legacy will live on in the wonderful chassis creations you have made. 


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Posted 21 December 2021 - 01:25 PM

Just remember if he called you a "geek" then consider being honored.


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Posted 21 December 2021 - 01:45 PM

My Yoda, mentor, and Slot God.

 

RIP, say hello to Emmott for me.


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Posted 21 December 2021 - 01:56 PM

I've known Tony since he was 18 with long black curly hair. His chassis work back then was just as high quality then as it is today.

 

RIP, Tony. Thankfully, we still have your YouTube videos. You will be missed, but not forgotten...


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Posted 21 December 2021 - 01:57 PM

He'll be remembered and praised as long as we're still around. RIP. My condolences to his family and close friends.

 

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Posted 21 December 2021 - 02:00 PM

Rest in peace, Tony.


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Posted 21 December 2021 - 02:04 PM

1966 at the NY Coliseum.

 

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First GRRR race at the Viper Pit.

 

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Posted 21 December 2021 - 02:13 PM

I only met Tony once. We were at Fast Eddie's in Florida. I was practicing and Tony walked up to test a car on the next lane. Introduced himself to me like I didn't know who he was. Wish we had talked more. 


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Posted 21 December 2021 - 02:27 PM

A couple of years ago when we met in FL.

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Posted 21 December 2021 - 02:45 PM

Such sad news. A giant in our hobby and a truly nice guy.

 

You will be missed, Tony. Rest in peace.


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Posted 21 December 2021 - 03:04 PM

May he rest in peace...


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Posted 21 December 2021 - 04:00 PM

RIP, Tony P.

 

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Posted 21 December 2021 - 04:05 PM

Sad news. He touched many people. A true legend!!!


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Posted 21 December 2021 - 04:20 PM

Rest In Peace thoughts and prayers to family and friends.


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Posted 21 December 2021 - 04:54 PM

I never got to meet Tony in person, but did get to know him on the Net. He seemed like a fine fellow and one smart guy when it came to chassis building. I am sure all who knew him will miss Tony. 

 

God speed Tony P.

 

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Posted 21 December 2021 - 05:02 PM

Check out some of Tony's Masterpieces here... The magic all started in the back room at Nutley Raceway in the late 1960s...
 
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Posted 21 December 2021 - 05:04 PM

Good times!!! Miss you, bro!

 

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Posted 21 December 2021 - 05:42 PM

I will miss him. Bought many chassis from him and always enjoyed talking with him each time I ordered one.

 

RIP, my friend.


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Posted 21 December 2021 - 05:49 PM

The short time I have in this hobby I have read a lot about Tony in old articles on slot racing. What a presence and craftsman. Been fortunate to have a couple of Tony's custom chassis. Thank you.

 

My condolences to his many friends and family. RIP, Tony.


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