Jack Walker updated on his timeline that the Joe Millikan car should probably be a Scamp. The Plymouth Valiant Scamp was one of the Chrysler kit cars available through Petty Enterprises.
Viking Tire Stores in Wilson was sponsoring J.E.'s #59
J.E. Beard in the Wilson, NC Viking Tire Sales #59, Terrible Tommy Ellis in the Richmond, Va. Channel 12 Television #12 at Trico - Rougemont, NC. Today's Orange County Speedway.J.E. was building engines for Jack Tant in Littleton, NC - that's the origin of his "Flying 59."
Cup could use a little action like this to spice up these current sleeper shows.
No red Solo Cup for Dale. Only Wrangler yellow would do!
Member Tim Hamm posted this photo of J.E. Beard with the Mitchell Brothers #22 on the dirt at its home track, Wilson County Speedway in 1975