1979 Daytona 500
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1980 Southern 500
Last few mins of the 1980 Southern 500 as Terry Labonte wins his first
Nascar Grand National race
1975 Talladega 500
Race 19 of the 1975 NASCAR grand national series season. This race is
remembered for the tragic death of Daytona 500 winner Tiny Lund. This video
DOES NOT include the accident, however the video can be seen here if you
wish to see it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VNhyvpnkIQ
1964 Southern 500
The 1964 Southern 500 at Darlington, round fifty-one of the sixty-two race
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.
1972 Daytona 500
A.J. Foyt driving for the Wood Brothers wins the 1972 Daytona 500. Richard
Petty starts in the 32nd position after his car loses a fuel pump in the
first qualifying race earlier in the week, the same race that took the life
of Friday Hassler. Petty doesn't stay back there for very long and is able
to lead a total of 31 laps before his engine expires halfway through the
race. Foyt would retake the lead and go on to beat Charlie Glotzbach by
nearly two laps.
Time of race: 3:05:42
Average Speed: 161.55 mph
Pole Speed: 186.632 mph
Cautions: 3 for 17 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
1970 Richard Petty flip @ Darlington
Richard Petty suffers one of the worst accidents in his NASCAR career
during the 1970 Rebel 400 at Darlington. He suffered a dislocated shoulder
in the accident.
1963 Riverside 500 Part 1 Of 2
First 500 mile road race for nascar. ever.
January 20, 1963
Margin Of Victory: 36 Seconds
Full results and other facts here:
43: The Richard Petty Story
First of all, gotta thank Wildturnip for this amazing and rare capture.
This is a movie. Yes, a movie. From 1972, about Richard Petty and his
career. Acting is kind of lame but the racing scenes are very exciting and