Ingram, owner/driver Cotton Owens, car owner Raymond Parks, two-time champion Buck Baker, driver Glenn "Fireball" Roberts, former R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. vice president T. Wayne Robertson, Curtis Turner and Joe Weatherly.
stock cars, I got to witness even more amazing drivers. I never got to drive with the likes of Fireball Roberts, Curtis Turner , Joe Weatherly or any of the other greats of that era. When I got to start my career in NASCAR, the best in the
Wood said that as he drove his dad to the ceremony where the names would be announced, Glen talked about men like Curtis Turner and their role in the sport; he didn't expect to hear his name called on this day. Glen admitted he didn't think
series with Red Byron in 1949. The Georgia native began racing cars in 1938 with drivers Lloyd Seay and Roy Hall. 5. Curtis Turner : Often called the "Babe Ruth of NASCAR ," he was one of the sport's most colorful characters and hard-charging
J. Reynolds. -Herb Thomas, the first two-time Cup champion (1951 and '53) and a winner of 48 Cup races. - Curtis Turner , an early star, who was called the "Babe Ruth of stock car racing." -Darrell Waltrip, winner of three Cup championships
like Red Byron, Bob Flock and Roy Hall in 1949. In 1954, Fonty Flock took a turn in a Park’s car and in 1955, Curtis Turner drove for him. Even though he retired from racing in the mid-1950s, it is Parks who has helped preserve some of
has become an annual event in the third year and around his in the Southern California knows the back help matters Curtis Turner shot actually give us afloat. If we 20098. The Cubs are a hundred lesser versions. Santa Monica appeared to Redondo
Moore, Raymond Parks, Benny Parsons, David Pearson, Lee Petty, Richard Petty, Fireball Roberts, Herb Thomas, Curtis Turner , Darrell Waltrip, Joe Weatherly, Glen Wood, Cale Yarborough.
gets thrown to be the center of the sport. He's sixteen cemented the city's important. 600 mile stretch founders Curtis Turner and Bruton Smith at Charlotte to host the longest. Reason NASCAR so they created a 600. It's a tough race wins
victories with a who's who of drivers including David Pearson, Junior Johnson, A.J. Foyt, Cale Yarborough, Curtis Turner , Tiny Lund, Bobby Rahal, Parnelli Jones, Bill Elliott, Dale Jarrett, Ricky Rudd and most recently Trevor Bayne