This original painting depicts speedway rider Rick Woods at Orange
County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, California, and represents one of the
best riders during the golden era of speedway racing in Southern
California. Woods, a consistent winner, was affectionately known as the
"Huntington Beach Rocket".
for and displayed at a "Sports Art Show" at Saddleback Gallery in Santa
Ana, in 1974, this painting has been unseen and in storage ever since.