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Origins, Part 5 – Take The Car, Keep The Mule
Friday, 14 May, 2010 – 7:31 | Comments Off on Origins, Part 5 – Take The Car, Keep The Mule
Origins, Part 5 – Take The Car, Keep The Mule

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
(This is the fifth and final installment on the early days of RacinToday’s NASCAR and stock car racing.)
Beyond the competitive elements of honor and defiance plus the inherent violence …

Origins, Part 4 – ‘Big Bill’ Tackles Bruton, NSCRA
Thursday, 13 May, 2010 – 7:48 | Comments Off on Origins, Part 4 – ‘Big Bill’ Tackles Bruton, NSCRA
Origins, Part 4 – ‘Big Bill’ Tackles Bruton, NSCRA

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
(Editor’s note: This is the fourth installment of a five-part RacinToday series on the earliest days of stock car racing.)
If the initial stock car racing epidemic had a specific carrier in …

Origins, Part 3 – Whiskey Trippers And Flatheads
Wednesday, 12 May, 2010 – 7:16 | Comments Off on Origins, Part 3 – Whiskey Trippers And Flatheads
Origins, Part 3 – Whiskey Trippers And Flatheads

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
(Editor’s note: This is the third installment of a five-part series on the earliest days of stock car racing.)
The late Tim Flock, a two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup driving champion from …

Origins, Part 2 – LA Runs First Big Stock Car Race
Tuesday, 11 May, 2010 – 7:02 | Comments Off on Origins, Part 2 – LA Runs First Big Stock Car Race
Origins, Part 2 – LA Runs First Big Stock Car Race

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
(Editor’s note: This is the second installment of a RacinToday five-part series on the earliest days of stock car racing in America and how the sport first evolved into a …

Origins, Part 1 – Petty’s 1st Race Was Family Affair
Monday, 10 May, 2010 – 9:26 | 2 Comments
Origins, Part 1 – Petty’s 1st Race Was Family Affair

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
(Editor’s note: In recognition of the opening of the new NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, this is the first story in a five-part series by RacinToday Senior Writer Jonathan …