Father and daughter team up for success on the speedway. Above, Laymond Wolford helps daughter, Betty Ruth, align up the quarter midgets front end. With no sons, dad gave Betty Ruth a chance behind the wheel, she is now one of the top drivers. Below, Preliminaries and preparations over, the 13 young drivers await the fall of the flag to start the race. They make up for enthusiasm what they lack in size. Captions from the Detroit News, November, 13 1955. The Old Motor photo.