Raymond “Hully” Bunn a native of Bristol, CT, Began his racing career at the Plainville (Connecticut) Stadium in 1949. Hully began racing at other tracks traveling to Florida, Ohio and up and down the east coast winning many races.

Hully soon began driving for some of the top car builders of the period including  Johnny Ross, John Melnick, and Steve Danish.

In 1951, driving John Melnicks #X coupe, Hully won the Inaugural Race of Champions,  He returned to Langhorne in the spring of 1951,  he took the same car to victory lane.  Hully was also the winner of the inaugural race at Lebanon Valley Speedway.

Although an infrequent visitor to Riverside Park Speedway in the 50's, Hully managed a win on the tough 1/5 mile asphalt in April of 1950. 

Having a business to run Hully, retired in 1965 following a crash at Lebanon Valley Speedway.

Hully was elected to the NEAR Hall-of-Fame in the Class of 2001.

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Morristown, N.J in 1950


Tampa Florida


Bridgeport, Ct. Candelight Stadium


Morristown, NJ 5-29-55

 

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Hully With one of his early cars

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Hully at Stafford Speedway with a Soap Box Derby Competitor

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The John Melnick X

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Hully and car owner John Melnick

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Hully pictured in the Coleman #3 in Morristown, New Jersey
 

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Hully pictured in the Midget driven by his son on the ARDC & NEMA Circuit

Photos from the Hully Bunn Collection

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