The Oilers was a car club out of Carlsbad, California. The club was organized November 30, 1947, and the charter members included Howard Beckham, Milford Robbins, Dago Cantarini, Don Eastman, Bup Kentner, Jim Nelson, Walt Troxel and Bob Stieger.
The club was organized under the SCTA.
Ski Sass acted as President for the 1951 season. Jack Carpenter was the Vice-President, Gene Shelby, while Gene Shelby acted as secretary and Dick Dunham as treasurer.
Friday, January 26, 1951 the Carlsbad Oilers and the Road Ramblers of San Diego held their annual banquet and trophy presentation for the 1950 season at the Carlsbad Twin Inns. At the event, 1950 SCTA President Akton Miller summarized the past season activities of the two club's participation, while 1951 SCTA President Bill Burke outlined what the the upcoming 1951 season held for the clubs when it came to new schedule of events and rules modifications. Other attendees included chief timer J. Otto Crocker and Hot Rod Magazine editor and former SCTA president Wally Parks.
Past and Present Members:
Larry "Woodpecker" Godfrey
Quint Meland's 1931 Ford Model A Roadster - The RoadStar
Andy Kohler's 1930 Ford Model A Roadster
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