Anderson, Lars
September 2011
Sports Illustrated;9/19/2011, Vol. 115 Issue 11, p76
The article examines the history of stock car racing and the racing organization NASCAR. Former champion stock car drivers Junior Johnson, Richard Petty and Bobbie Allison compare the sport in 2011 to their own experiences. The three men agree that the role of the driver has become less important an element of success in racing than the engineering of their racing automobiles. Johnson praises the growth of NASCAR since his racing career in the 1950s and 1960s.


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