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George Rice “Joie” Chitwood, Sr. excelled on the dirt tracks from the... News Photo1940-1949,1950-1959,Archival,Dirt,Horizontal,Motorsport,Sport,Sports Track,Stock Car Racing,USAPhotographer Collection: ISC Archives 2012 RacingOneUNKNOWN — Late-1940s: George Rice “Joie” Chitwood, Sr. excelled on the dirt tracks from the late-1930s through the early-1950s, especially in Sprint Cars. Chitwood won well over 20 AAA and CSRA Sprint car races between 1941 and 1947. He was the AAA East Coast Sprint Car champion in 1939 and 1940, then the CSRA Sprint Car titlist in 1942. (Photo by ISC Images & Archives via Getty Images)