1979 Daytona 500
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1973 Nashville 420
All the stars and carsof the 1973 Grand National season practice for the
summer 420 at Nashville.
1979 Los Angeles Times 500 Part 1 of 3
Thank ChasKrall for this race. A spliced up version of the 1979 nascar
season finale. In '79, the season ended at Ontario Speedway in Ontario, CA.
Ontario Speedway is kind of like Indianapolis. This was the 2nd to last
event held at the speedway. Richard Petty won the championship.
November 18, 1979
Margin Of Victory: 0.42 Seconds
Full results and other facts here:
First Live NASCAR Telecast 1971
The first known telecast of a NASCAR race was the 1960 Daytona 500, parts
of which was presented as part of CBS Sports Spectacular, with announcer
In the ensuing years, but before 1979, there were three main sources of
ABC's Wide World of Sports, the famous sports anthology program, provided
coverage of select NASCAR Winston Cup races in the 1970s. In 1971, it
presented a 200-lap race at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in its entirety,
the first such broadcast of a NASCAR race. Throughout the 1970s, ABC
presented portions of the Daytona 500, Southern 500, and other important
In the late 1970s, CBS Sports Spectacular aired some races; like Wide World
of Sports, they were taped and edited.
Car & Track, a weekly auto racing show hosted by Bud Lindemann, recapped
all of NASCAR's top-series races in the 1960s and '70s in a weekly
30-minute syndicated show.
1964 Southern 500
The 1964 Southern 500 at Darlington, round fifty-one of the sixty-two race