Friday, September 4, 2015

Retro Darlington “News” and Notes


(In a preview of a possible project for the offseason, here’s a look back at Spade Racing’s illustrious 100-year-history, this week focusing on our coverage of Darlington, The Track Too Tough To Tame)

Headlines Through The Years:

1950: Race Track Built Next to World-Famous Minnow Pond

1966: Jarrett Wins By 14 Laps—Will No One Tweak The Rules to Improve On-Track Action?

1976: Waltrip Finishes 2nd—Will We EVER Get Tired of Him?

1985: Winston Gives $1,000,000 to One Man; Gives Cancer to 1,000,000

1993: Bold New “Purvis Era” Gets Off to Rocky Start

2003: Record Ticket Sales Reported at California Speedway


2011: Denver Invades Nascar!