We’ve got both part 1 and part 2 here, these films feature the 1959 Sandusky Speedway Supermodified Stock Car qualifying and race with the original commentary.
It’s a shame they don’t still race like this really, the drivers are all blue-collar workers, there are no pit stops and there doesn’t seem to be a whisker of corporate sponsorship anywhere. Maybe these really were the good old days.
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