* Ray was always a very popular Nanaimo driver -- always a top competitor throughouthis racing career.
* In 1954, he drove his 1934 Ford Coupe Stock Car to a 6th place final spot in the Western Speedway points championship.
* The following year (1955), he was the fourth place finisher in points for the season.
* Again in 1956 Ray ended the season in 4th points at Western, where he also won the Gold Cup Race. During this year, he competed in Nanaimo, Skagit and Digney.
* In 1957, Ray again hit the top ten with a sixth place finishing position.
* Ray was again 6th in 1958. This was also the year that Nanaimo's Grandview Bowl Racetrack opened (May 16th).
* He continued his top ten consistency by posting a 9th place finish for 1959.
* In 1960, Ray moved up to drive a Desoto-powered Super Modified Race Car.
* Ray earned the Season Points Championship in the Modified Division for 1961.
* From 1962 to 1965, Ray drove Super Modified race cars throughout the Pacific Northwest as well as on a local basis.
* In 1966, Ray drove the #44 Super Modified. As well as his driving duties, Ray became President of the Mid-Island Auto Racing Association (MIARA) and took on the promotional activities at the racetrack. His family assisted Ray with wife Vi selling tickets and son Lance selling programmes.
* 1968 saw Ray pilot a superb #23 Super Modified
for Prince George car owner Barry White. They campaigned successfully
on the Canadian American Modified Racing
* From 1973 to his driving retirement, Ray drove Bob Vantreight's Super Modified car.
* The actual #4 Stock Car that Ray raced in the 1950's had been restored, ran a number of years with the Old Time Racers Association (OTRA), and is now on permanent display at the Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame facility (donated by Basil Wells).