TITLE

RACIN' LIKE IT OUGHTA BE

AUTHOR(S)
Anderson, Lars
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Sports Illustrated;NASCAR2012, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A reprint is presented of an article published in the September 19, 2011 issue which focuses on former stock car drivers Junior Johnson, Richard Petty and Bobby Allison. The three drivers discuss topics including the 2011 Chase for the Cup competition of the racing association NASCAR, changes that have occurred in the sport since their careers and changes that believe NASCAR should make to improve the quality of Cup racing as a spectator sport.
ACCESSION #
70567298

 

Related Articles

  • JUNIOR JOHNSON HAS A LOT TO SAY, YES. Anderson, Lars // 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...

  • BOBBY ALLISON: PETTY WAS THE GAUGE. Spencer, Reid // Sporting News;6/6/2011, Vol. 235 Issue 12, p59 

    The article presents comments from former stock car driver Bobby Allison on rival driver Richard Petty, whom Allison cites as the driver he regarded as most satisfying to defeat.

  • THE CLASS OF 2010. McGarr, Elizabeth // Sports Illustrated;NASCAR 2010/2011, p74 

    The article discusses the stock car drivers and other stock car racing personnel elected to be inaugural members of the Hall of Fame of the organization NASCAR in 2010. A summary is given of each person's career and an evaluation of their contributions to the sport is presented. Among those...

  • DNA. Crask, Andrew // Racer;Mar2011, Issue 227, p82 

    The article focuses on the competitive performance of Richard Petty during the Daytona 500 automobile racing tournament in Florida in 1981. It mentions his popularity at the NASCAR due to his numerous victories and success. It also cites how he surpassed the winning records of his contenders...

  • JEFF GORDON BY THE NUMBERS.  // AutoWeek;11/23/2015, Vol. 65 Issue 22, p0054 

    The article presents NASCAR car racer Jeff Gordon by the numbers. These include the 63 Cup drivers who used No. 24 before him including Hall of Fame drivers Richard Petty, Bobby Allison and Curtis Turner, 297,778 miles as the distance that Gordon raced in his Cup career and the 4 U.S. Presidents...

  • TAKE 5. L. S. // Sporting News;7/7/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 27, p48 

    The article presents some memorable moments in Pepsi 400 auto racing event organized by the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR). In 1984 Richard Petty got his 200th and final win in the NASCAR Pepsi 400 racing. In 1998, the first start under the lights is delayed until...

  • The '80s. Beech, Mark // Sports Illustrated;2/6/2008, Vol. 108, p38 

    The article describes the Daytona 500 NASCAR races during the 1980s and includes stories about how Bobby Allison flipped his car at Talladega Speedway, leading to carburetor restrictor plates being placed on cars, bringing the average winning speed at Daytona back to 138 miles per hour from...

  • IF YOU CAN'T PROVE IT YOU AIN'T IT. Moses, Sam // Sports Illustrated;10/17/1977, Vol. 47 Issue 16, p50 

    The article features stock-car driver Darrell Waltrip, who has been dominating the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) since 1973. It states that at 30 years old, he has already won 123 Grand National races . It cites other previous champions including Richard Petty, David...

  • THE CLASS OF 2011. McGarr, Elizabeth // Sports Illustrated;NASCAR 2010/2011, p82 

    The article discusses the stock car drivers and other stock car racing personnel elected as members of the 2011 class of the Hall of Fame of the organization NASCAR. A summary is presented of each man's career and their contributions to the sport. Persons considered include drivers Bobby Allison...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics