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I've made some changes since the first time I wrote this last year. I've added some new material and pictures. For those who've read it before, thanks and maybe this is a good memory...for those who haven't, enjoy! -Cody Jimmy Mosteller The...
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Wednesday June 13 2012, 7:48 PM
Not too many people now a days know who Marty Robbins is, but even less knew that he was once a great race car driver. Marty was born in 1925 in Arizona. He lived there until WWII, when he joined the Navy. When he returned home, he was living in...
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At first, you wouldnt think of Cotton Owens having anything to do with Georgia Racing Historybut he has his roots. Why if it wasnt for one of Georgias pioneer racers, Cotton Owens may have never got infected with the racing bug. It all started...
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How Darlington Became Famous It was September 4th of 1950, right outside of rural Darlington, South Carolina where some 30,000 fans showed to watch a new race, on a big track. The track was not only bigger than most racers of the time had seen,...
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From the January 3rd, 2011 Racing Through History Show.... Since the last time we met, there have been lots of changes regarding whose name is above the door of a Sprint Cup car, one of them being A.J. Allmendinger leaving the famed Richard Petty...
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Tuesday September 13 2011, 6:19 PM
The Most Influential Cars in Georgia Racing History By Cody Dinsmore Cars and history are like bread and butter, they just have to be together. And for history in the state of Ga, automobiles are very important. In the days when you knew what a...
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Tuesday August 30 2011, 8:00 PM
The History of Atlanta Motor Speedway By Cody Dinsmore Planned in 1958 by Walker Jackson, Lloyd Smith, Garland Bagley, Ralph Sceiano and Ike Supporter, the Atlanta International Speedway just south of Atlanta was to become the 7th Super Speedway...
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Wednesday August 17 2011, 4:06 PM
Back in the mid 1920s, a boy named Jimmy Mosteller was born in the rural part of Roswell, Georgia. He grew up around a farming community, where your friends and neighbors always were willing to help if needed and could be depended on. As a young...
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Tuesday August 9 2011, 7:43 PM
Remember when, when racing was considered a sport only for the ones with the most guts and adrenaline? Even though some women raced, it was known as a Mans Sport. Back when racers were the toughest, built from moonshiners, grease-monkeys, and war...
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Hey Ya'll, I have been having internet problems for about a month, so now that it's fixed, I'll get back to posting my blogs! In 1875, while the state of Georgia was still in the reconstruction phase after Sherman practically burned down the...
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By: Cody Dinsmore Born a simple farmer on June 5th, 1914 in rural Dawson County, Georgia was Raymond Parks. He was the first of his familys 16 children. His father Alfred and mother Leila were both hard working farmers just doing what they could...
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Tuesday June 21 2011, 8:08 PM
The short, but daring career of Lloyd Seay began somewhere around the summer of 1934 in the hills of Dawsonville, Ga. When he was as young as 13 years old, he was driving some sort of Jalopy to haul a small load of Dawsonvilles finest out of the...
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Thursday February 3 2011, 7:26 PM
Hello all, this is my first blog! And after a long debate on what to write about, it's finally come to me..... For many of you "old school" fans, 2010 wasn't much of a show except for the occasional win by an underdog or something happened here...
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