1984 Warner W. Hodgdon American 500
Race 28 on the 1984 NASCAR Winston Cup Series schedule and what a thrilling
race this was. Delayed twice because of rain but most of that is cut out.
Ends in a tight battle between two great veterans of racing. Enjoy!
1974 Daytona 500
Richard Petty is the first driver to win back-to-back Daytona 500's. With
over 60 lead changes the race was the most competitive Daytona 500 in
history. Throughout the race Richard Petty swaps the lead with Cale
Yarborough, Coo Coo Marlin, A.J. Foyt, James Hylton, David Pearson, Donnie
Allison, and Bobby Allison. Petty is able to overcome a blown tire with
just 19 laps remaining to win the 1974 Daytona 500 by 47 seconds over Cale
Time of race: 3:11:38
Average Speed: 140.894 mph
Pole Speed: 185.817 mph
Cautions: 10 for 53 laps
Margin of Victory: 47 sec
A Tribute to David Pearson
A film from Nothingman. This is a tribute to 3 time champion of NASCAR's
top series, David Pearson. During Pearson's career, we won 105 races,
including the 1976 Daytona 500, the 1974 Firecracker 400, as well as many
races a Charlotte, Darlington, and many other races.
A Special Thanks to Tvspnd1228 for allowing us to use his footage and
capture of David Pearson's Biography.
1972 Ford Gran Torino NASCAR edition HD
Here are different pictures from the '72 Gran Torino in Nascar racing.
Different drivers as Bobby Isaac, Dick Brooks and Donnie Allison drove this
beast at speed exceeding 150 mph. These cars were part of the Ford racing
Here is the blog I created for my 72: http://fordtorino72.blogspot.com/
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:
1971 Greenville 200 (Full race)
NASCAR Winston Cup race number 12 of 48
April 10, 1971 at Greenville-Pickens Speedway, Greenville, SC
200 laps on a .500 mile paved track (100.0 miles)
Time of race: 1:16:46
Average Speed: 78.159 mph
Pole Speed: 82.557 mph Cautions: 1 for 5 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 laps +
The first flag-to-flag coverage of a NASCAR race takes place on April 10,
1971 during ABC's Wide World of Sports broadcast. Bobby Isaac beats David
Pearson by over two laps to win his 4th straight race at Greenville-Pickens
4:26 #01 Roy Mayne spins
1958 Daytona Beach Convertible Race Part 2 of 3
Some classic footage of the old beach. This time its a convertible race.
Not much excitement throughout but it's nice to see this type of footage
still exists. This was the last convertible race on the beach course.
February 22, 1958
Margine Of Victory: 14 Seconds
Full results and other facts here:
1990 Transouth 500 - PART 12/20 (7th Caution, Big Crash)
Here is the crash that this race is infamous for.
Ernie Irvan is laps down racing leader Ken Schrader on a restart when the
two make contact and spin in front of the whole field coming off turn 4.
Several cars are involved including #21 Neil Bonnett who nails #94 Sterling
Marlin. Injuries from this accident would force Neil to temporarily retire
from NASCAR until his return in 1993 and eventually his death in 1994.
Sorry for the skipping, thats on the DVD nothing i can do about it.
1990 Transouth 500
April 1st 1990
1975 Indianapolis 500
Taking advantage of ESPN Classic's Indy 500 week of brodcasts, here's a
classic for ya. One of the more memorable 500s ever. Enjoy!