50 Years of NASCAR: 1948 - 1998 : News Photo

50 Years of NASCAR: 1948 - 1998

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January 28, 1998 Sports Illustrated Presents Cover:Auto Racing: 50 Years of NASCAR: (From top, L-R) Darrell Waltrip (11) before Miller 500 race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC on 10/5/1984; photo by David Hutson. Glenn Fireball Roberts (3) after Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL on 7/4/1959; by UPI/Corbis-Bettman. Cale Yarborough (27) before Daytona 500 Trials on 2/25/1966; by Herb Scharfman. Cale (11) after winning Daytona 500 race on 2/20/1977; by Eric Schweikardt. Lee Petty (42) with trophy after winning Daytona 500 on 2/22/1959; by J. Mauk Archives/Daytona Racing Archives. Bobby Allison (15) before Daytona 500 race on 2/15/1979; by Thomas Rampy. View of #6 Dodge Superbird of Buddy Baker before Talladega 500 race at Talladega Superspeedway in AL on 9/10/1969; by Wayne Wilson. David Pearson (21) before Talladega 500 race on 8/11/1973; by Heinz Kluetmeier. Lady Luck (48) car vs Little Dianne (48A) and Stagecoach (6A) during race; by Daytona Archives. Herb Thomas; by Daytona Archives. Mark Martin (6) during Dura Lube 500 race at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, AZ on 11/2/1997; by George Tiedemann (GT). Fireball with trophy after winning Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway in SC on 9/1/1958; by AP. Dale Earnhardt Sr. (3) before Hooters 500 race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, GA on 11/14/1993; by GT. Richard Petty (43) before Daytona qualifying on 2/1/1987; by GT. Fireball (22) during Golden State 400 at Riverside International Raceway in CA on 11/3/1963; by Phil Bath. Junior Johnson after winning Daytona 500 on 2/12/1960; by Tom Burnside. Tim Flock during Speedweek on 2/22/1956; by Hy Peskin. Jeff Gordon (24) before NAPA 500 in Hampton on 11/10/1995; by GT.CREDIT: SI Cover (Photo by SI Cover /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)(Set Number: X30614 - D32582 - X11440 - X21202 - D33589 (Lee & Lady) - X23154 - X14344 - X17905 - D33093 - X53879 - D33643 - X45300 - X34375 - X9621 - X6533 - X3553 - X49613 )
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January 28, 1998 Sports Illustrated Presents Cover:Auto Racing: 50 Years of NASCAR: (From top, L-R) Darrell Waltrip (11) before Miller 500 race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC on 10/5/1984; photo by David Hutson. Glenn Fireball Roberts (3) after Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL on 7/4/1959; by UPI/Corbis-Bettman. Cale Yarborough (27) before Daytona 500 Trials on 2/25/1966; by Herb Scharfman. Cale (11) after winning Daytona 500 race on 2/20/1977; by Eric Schweikardt. Lee Petty (42) with trophy after winning Daytona 500 on 2/22/1959; by J. Mauk Archives/Daytona Racing Archives. Bobby Allison (15) before Daytona 500 race on 2/15/1979; by Thomas Rampy. View of #6 Dodge Superbird of Buddy Baker before Talladega 500 race at Talladega Superspeedway in AL on 9/10/1969; by Wayne Wilson. David Pearson (21) before Talladega 500 race on 8/11/1973; by Heinz Kluetmeier. Lady Luck (48) car vs Little Dianne (48A) and Stagecoach (6A) during race; by Daytona Archives. Herb Thomas; by Daytona Archives. Mark Martin (6) during Dura Lube 500 race at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, AZ on 11/2/1997; by George Tiedemann (GT). Fireball with trophy after winning Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway in SC on 9/1/1958; by AP. Dale Earnhardt Sr. (3) before Hooters 500 race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, GA on 11/14/1993; by GT. Richard Petty (43) before Daytona qualifying on 2/1/1987; by GT. Fireball (22) during Golden State 400 at Riverside International Raceway in CA on 11/3/1963; by Phil Bath. Junior Johnson after winning Daytona 500 on 2/12/1960; by Tom Burnside. Tim Flock during Speedweek on 2/22/1956; by Hy Peskin. Jeff Gordon (24) before NAPA 500 in Hampton on 11/10/1995; by GT.CREDIT: SI Cover (Photo by SI Cover /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)(Set Number: X30614 - D32582 - X11440 - X21202 - D33589 (Lee & Lady) - X23154 - X14344 - X17905 - D33093 - X53879 - D33643 - X45300 - X34375 - X9621 - X6533 - X3553 - X49613 )
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