"On a serious note, writer Mike Hembree reminded us this spring that once there was a different heir apparent to the Elliott family racing fame:
Bill Elliott lost nephew, racing hopeful to cancer
Mike Hembree, Special for USA TODAY Sports8:47 p.m.…"
"I guess since his grandfather, George's Dahlonega Ford Sales no longer exists and Hendrick has no Ford affiliation, the young Chase will be willing to settle for a Cadillac nameplate while ole Kasey drives for his next team.
"Nine of the drivers in the 1963 Virginia 400 Modified-Sportsman race at Richmond's Southside Speedway competed in the two big February 1963 stock car events at Daytona.
2nd place Red Foote drove this Rocky Hinton Ford #84 to a 27th place…"
I've always had a fascination with the early years of stock car racing and love to do research on the subject when I can find the time. Not a lot of info is out there for those interested so I put together this condensed history of the inaugural 1948 NASCAR season after finding aerials of all 20 tracks. Not all of the car, driver, and action photos are exactly from 1948 since it's difficult to date these photos and 1948 photos are rare, so I got as close as I could, give or take a year or two.Hope you enjoy it!View here - https://imgur.com/a/zXsMjSee More
"TO GET AN RICK CAR DEALERSHIP, DO IT THE DW WAY!!“Rick and I have a couple of things in common: we both love cars, and we both love racing,” Waltrip said. “We first partnered on the automotive side in 1986, and the next year I went…"
"We have become accustomed to fresh faced 18 and 19 year olds competing and even winning in NASCAR's current K&N, Camping World Truck, and Nationwide series. We're even seeing the youngsters in Cup these days - a bunch of rosy…"
I'm so proud of Danica's 6th place finish in Atlanta , but look out another young lady is heading your way. Natalie Decker will be headed to New Symar this speed week with her super late model.The Rebel in a dress is ready to race !See More
"Motorcycles will roar for late biker legend Don Tilley
By Ann Doss Helmsahelms@charlotteobserver.com
Posted: Monday, Sep. 01, 2014
- COURTESY OF THE TILLEY FAMILY
Don Tilley died Friday in a wreck on the Blue Ridge Parkway. His wife, Robinette,…"
"I enjoy reading your memories so much Dennis. Keep them coming, please. I guess I will always regret I only made a few of these races. Part of the reason was being in the Navy when they were in their heyday but I would have loved…"