History of stock car racing, moonshine, muscle cars
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Daytona Beach NASCAR Race 1958
The Daytona Beach stock car race on the beach, before the current track was
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Vintage Motorcycle Racing Daytona Beach 1949
Video clip from home movies taken in 1949 of motorcycle racing on Daytona
Beach. This was before the construction of the Daytona Speedway and both
auto and cycle racing was done using the beach and highway adjacent to the
beach. Note the lack of homes and condos in 1949. Also note at the end of
the video a cyclist is injured and they have to remove him using a
stretcher. Video courtesy of Mario Levetto.
1964 Southern 500
The 1964 Southern 500 at Darlington, round fifty-one of the sixty-two race
NASCAR North Wilkesboro 1990 Controversy
North Wilkesboro Speedway opened its doors on May 18, 1947 to a crowd in
excess of 10,000 people who showed up to see one of the famous Flock
brothers win the race.
On October 16, 1949, North Wilkesboro Speedway held the eighth and final
race of the 1949 NASCAR Strictly Stock Division. At the end of the day
Robert "Red" Byron walked away as the first NASCAR champion
Brett Bodine led most of the spring 1990 race. During a caution the pace
car picked up the wrong leader, which gave Bodine a lap lead. Bodine put on
a set of tires before the error was corrected. He held off Darrell Waltrip
for his only career Winston Cup win.
1950 Indianapolis 500
The first F1 race at the historic track. Also the first American winner in
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: