Daytona countdown: The history of the legendary No. 3 in NASCAR
competed in at least one race in the No. 3 in what is now known as the Sprint Cup Series: Tim Flock, Cotton Owens, Fireball Roberts , Junior Johnson, David Pearson, Cale Yarborough, Buck Baker, Fred Lorenzen and Dale Earnhardt. Of those nine, Earnhardt
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who's who list of NASCAR legends: Buddy Baker (1980), Cale Yarborough (1984 and 1968), Richard Petty (1966) and Fireball Roberts (1962). So Gordon knows he has his work cut out for him in his last Daytona 500 start in the famed No. 24 Hendrick
NASCAR HOF: Fireball Roberts Induction Speech - 2014
honor on this when they January pointed Ortiz. To present sort of of playing into the ring. And officially Fireball Roberts into the NASCAR hall of fame congratulations. And it was an all those involved in the work was. Thank you-- sort of -- of playing into the ring. And officially -- Fireball Roberts into the NASCAR hall of fame congratulations. And it was an all those involved in the work was. Thank you -- and
Atlanta Motor Speedway: Memorable moments through the years
From NASCAR Hall of Famer Fireball Roberts winning the first race ever at Atlanta to Alan Kulwicki edging Bill Elliott, Davey Allison and Kyle Petty to clinch to championship there in 1992, to Kevin Harvick's emotionally healing victory in 2001, there have been plenty of memorable moments forged at ...
Manufacturer wars: Chevy is king but history shows wealth shared
title for Joe Gibbs Racing. In 1961, Pontiac won 30 races with a driver lineup that included NASCAR Hall of Fame members Fireball Roberts , Cotton Owens, David Pearson and Junior Johnson. OLDSMOBILE, 115 -- Although Cale Yarborough and Richard Petty had
CUP: Hamlin Sets Track Record with Pole Run - Bristol 2014
failed to qualify behind it. You have to go all the way back to 1957. To find a team that swept the road to actually did have four weeks in a row. The Apollo racing wheel drivers Fireball Roberts Barbara and hands and Paul Goldschmidt.did have four weeks in a row. The Apollo racing wheel drivers Fireball Roberts Barbara and hands and Paul Goldschmidt.
Former mechanic, engine builder Ray Fox passes away at 96
in World War II, Fox moved to Daytona Beach to work as an auto mechanic. Fox built the engine in the Buick driven by Fireball Roberts , which led the 1955 Daytona Road & Beach Course wire-to-wire. Roberts, however, was disqualified after it was determined
Think you know the No. 3? Fun facts for the hard-core fan
Fame competed in at least one race in the No. 3 in what is now known as the Sprint Cup Series: Tim Flock, Cotton Owens, Fireball Roberts , Junior Johnson, David Pearson, Cale Yarborough and Dale Earnhardt. Of those seven, Earnhardt, Johnson, Pearson
Don't hate ... only 48 more days until the Daytona 500 on FOX
to be fair, the 48 has had some great drivers besides Johnson, most notably NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2014 member Fireball Roberts and two-time champ Joe Weatherly, not to mention Handsome Harry Gant. It also has been piloted by some great names
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a near-fatal crash at Pocono Raceway. To this day, Bobby has no memory of the 1-2 finish with his late son. 4. FIREBALL ROBERTS - Known as NASCAR' s first superstar, Roberts made just 17 starts at Daytona before his tragic death in 1964 after a