NASCAR In 1975 — The 75 Years Edition

Editor’s Note: NASCAR is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2023. However, the skeptics ran out of gas as NASCAR started the 1975 Winston Cup season. CBS joined ABC, which began televising Winston Cup races in 1970, to bring the number of televised Winston Cup events to 10 in 1975. Sponsors were needed to offset the rising cost of fielding a Winston Cup team. This left three of NASCAR’s most recognizable drivers — Yarborough, Baker and Parsons — in jeopardy of missing much of the season. Foyt to stay on the lead lap after starting 32nd, was on track for his only Daytona Int’l Speedway victory.

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