During his racing career, Ron competed
at an estimated 60 race tracks, starting in New York state while he
served in the Air Force. While stationed in New York, he took down
17 feature wins and won 2 track championships, both at Waterloo, NY.
In 1957, Ron returned to
Connecticut, and, along with his father, bought a 1937 Ford Flathead
Coupe. Ron won the Sportsman Championship at Waterford Speedbowl in
1958. The same year, he ran a few races at the Stafford Speedway.
From 1959 to í66, Narducci
competed at NASCAR tracks, winning 2 Modified Championships and 2
Stafford Sportsman Championships. 1960 saw him finish 2nd in
sportsman points at Norwood, and he finished 3rd in Modified points
at Menands, NY. During this time, he won many features, including 6
in 1963 with Sharkey Gaudiosiís #44.
With the paving of Stafford in
1967, Ron started running the NY State circuit. He won 5 features at
Fonda, his home track, that year, including a 100 lap Championship
1967 also saw Narducci join the
All-Star League, where he was a 6 time winner on the Winning Track
Team, representing Fonda, Albany-Saratoga, and Catamount Stadium.
The waning years of his career
were spent in the Fingerlakes of NY, where he finished 4th in
Modified points at the Weedsport in 1975. From that point until his
retirement in 1982, Ron ran on the DIRT circuit. Although he hung up
his helmet in 1982, Ron served as a Pit Steward for DIRT for another
4 years, before stepping back to enjoy his retirement in 1986.