Wallace Branston Pinecrest Driver in late 1940's and 1950's
In the late 1940s and 1950s Wallie became a popular figure and consistent winner on local Stock Car Racing
Tracks including the CNE and Pinecrest Speedway.
When his racing days ended, he spent fifteen years as the Starter at Mosport where, dressed in his familiar red jacket, white shirt, black pants and gold bow tie, he had the honour of throwing the checkered flag for the first Canadian Formula One Grand Prix winner Jack Brabham. In
1997 Wallie was inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame.