* Known throughout his career in the sport as "The Golden Voice of Auto Racing".
* Began his early association with the sport in the 1940's as the track announcer at Digney Speedway, just outside of Vancouver.
* He moved to Vancouver Island and re-established his hobby as he became the track announcer for Shearing's Speedway near Duncan. He continued in this capacity for the life of the speedway, which meant commuting to the track each weekend from Victoria.
* When Victoria's Western Speedway opened it's doors in 1954, Bing was there to become the official track announcer. The first three and one half yearswere rather tough as Western was a dirt track and the dust created by the cars sometimes made for some very difficult identifications.
* Bing was the official track announcer at Western Speedway for twenty-six consecutive years.
* During his time there, he made a point of
going over his notes, visiting the pit area prior to the race meet,
ensuring he had the correct driver information, the correct sponsor
information and any other pertinent information that he
* He was known to get involved with other members of the Vancouver Island Track Racing Association (V.I.T.R.A.) and promote on-track skits as well as some interesting after-race activities, especially with starter Phil Hendry. He also was known to bring a certain briefcase to the control tower on each race night -- medicine to keep his throat lubricated.
* His attention to detail and his clear speaking voice and mannerisms were a delight and certainly added greatly to the total programme.
* Bing retired from the sport in 1979.