Charlestown Speedway STOCK CAR Modified Racing Races

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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 08, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House

Charlestown Motor Speedway Jacket Patch

This Original Vintage NASCAR Racing Patch

Has Never Been Sown and Measures 2.5" x 3.5"
Charlestown Motor Speedway 2.5" x 3.5" - Vintage NASCAR Racing Patch
Description
I purchased a racing patch collection from the estate of a motor sport press photographer. The patches date from very late sixties through early eighties. We will be listing these vintage original patches in the coming days along with other great items and musical treasures.
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. NASCAR
In the 1920s and 1930s, Daytona Beach became known as the place to set world land speed records, supplanting France and Belgium as the preferred location for land speed records, with 8 consecutive world records set between 1927 and 1935. After a historic race between Ransom Olds and Alexander Winton in 1903, the beach became a mecca for racing enthusiasts and fifteen records were set on what became the Daytona Beach road course between 1905 and 1935. By the time the Bonneville Salt Flats became the premier location for pursuit of land speed records, in 1936, Daytona beach had become synonymous with fast cars. Drivers raced on a 4.1 mile (6.6 km) course, consisting of a 1.5 to 2-mile (3.2 km) stretch of beach as one straightaway, and a narrow blacktop beachfront highway, A1A, as the other. The two strai
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