Gwyn Staley of Burlington, NC last drove this 1956 Chevy to a 4th place finish in a Nascar convertible race at Jacksonville,NC on November 11th, 1956. The car next showed up in Dayton, OH where Iggy Katona drove it to a 2nd place finish in a MARC sanctioned race on April 14th, 1957. Note that the name on the door in Dayton still says Gwyn Staley. This photo is from the Jim Wilmore Collection.
The 1962 New Car Race at Hartsville sort of happened. Iggy Katona, Harold Smith, Tim Flock
Was Big Bill France happy about the May 19th, 1962 New Car Race at Hartsville Speedway ??