Articles tagged National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing

Page 76 of March 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, March 2014

No Lunch With... Richard Petty

A quiet superman who doesn’t brag about his 200 NASCAR wins, his seven championships or his charity work for disabled childrenWriter Simon Taylor | Photographer Jessica Milligan The great perk of this job is the privilege of getting to know, often quite well, so many talented, single-minded people who have carved out great careers in the cockpit, at the drawing board or in the pits. In doing so...

Page 56 of April 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, April 1975

Showmanship and Stability the key to NASCAR success

Although the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has been an exclusively post-war development on the racing scene in the United States, it now holds a position of strength as one of the healthiest racing formulae in the World. In Europe, saloon-car racing has enjoyed great popularity over the past twenty years, but there has always been an underlying awareness that its role is...

Page 27 of December 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, December 1971

American comment

The sixth year of Can-Am competition in America saw Team McLaren once again on the receiving end of the major share of a $1-million prize, accessory, and qualifying prize fund. Final tabulated statistics show the overall winner, Peter Revson, to have earned $192,000, and Hulme, who finished in the runner-up position, $138,937, making the tidy sum of $320,937 (approximately £128,000) for the...

Page 28 of May 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, May 1973

Saloon car racing USA

A look at the NASCAR stockers In the grand scheme of international motor racing, saloon car racing has never figured very prominently by comparison with Formula One for instance, for it lacks the glamour and prestige of the premier class. In America however, it is a completely different situation for NASCAR's (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) Grand National stock car series ranks...

Page 48 of February 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, February 1999

From Racing Stock

As Stock Car racing evolved from dirt track derby to billion dollar business, one family has linked four generations. Mark Hughes examines the Petty dynasty. As US Air Force One touched safely down, STP Pontiac number 43 raced past it on the parallel back straight of Daytona. Its driver was in the midst of one of the most intense duels of his long career. As the aircraft's special passenger...

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