American Stock: The Golden Era Of NASCAR Vol. 2
The Jet Age - 1950 to 1959 A documentary of the rise of NASCAR
American Stock: The Golden Era Of NASCAR Vol. 3
The Wild Wild 60s - 1960 to 1971 The final volume in a documentary of the rise of NASCAR
Dale Earnhardt: Beyond the Glory - NASCAR Racing Documentary
Dale Earnhardt: Beyond the Glory - NASCAR Racing Documentary Documentary on legendary race car driver Dale Earnhardt. Ralph Dale Earnhardt, Sr. (April 29, 1951 -- February 18, 2001) was an American race car driver and team owner, best known for his involvement in stock car racing for NASCAR. Earnhardt began his career in 1975 when he drove in the 1975 World 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway as part of the Winston Cup Series (later the Sprint Cup Series). Considered one of the best NASCAR drivers of all time, Earnhardt won a total of 76 races over the course of his career, including one Daytona 500 victory in 1998. He earned 7 NASCAR Winston Cup Championships, which is tied for the most all time with Richard Petty. His aggressive driving style earned him the nickname "The Intimidator". While driving in the 2001 Daytona 500, Earnhardt died of a basilar skull fracture in a last-lap crash at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2001. He has been inducted into numerous halls of fame, including the inaugural class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Wendell Scott: A Race Story (NASCAR Racing Documentary)
Wendell Scott: A Race Story (NASCAR Racing Documentary) Documentary on legendary stock car racing driver Wendell Scott, his life and career. Wendell Oliver Scott (August 29, 1921 -- December 23, 1990) was an American stock car racing driver from Danville, Virginia. He is the only black driver to win a race in what is now the Sprint Cup Series. According to a 2008 biography of Scott, he broke the color barrier in Southern stock car racing on May 23, 1952, at the Danville Fairgrounds Speedway. The book, "Hard Driving: The American Odyssey of NASCAR's First Black Driver," by Brian Donovan (Steerforth Press), says that after gaining experience and winning some local races at various Virginia tracks, Scott became the first African-American to obtain a NASCAR racing license, apparently in 1953, although NASCAR does not have the exact date. The book says that Scott's career was repeatedly affected by racial prejudice and problems with top-level NASCAR officials. However, his determined struggle as an underdog won him thousands of white fans and many friends and admirers among his fellow racers.