The Night the King Came of Age

By-Jeff Gilder It was a hot July night in 1958, the 12th to be exact, and the NASCAR boys were at Columbia Speedway on the half-mile dirt track out on highway 321 in Cayce, SC. The Grand National cars had been there in April when Speedy Thompson took home the win,...

Jimmy Mosteller – The Small Man With a Big Cigar

By Cody Dinsmore Back in the mid 1920’s, 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 boy,...

Why Have Old-School NASCAR Fans Turned Away

By Jeff Gilder Recent years have certainly seen a decline in interest, attendance, and passion by older NASCAR fans. Those who look for more favorable reasons for the decline in overall attendance and television viewing of recent races would have us believe the...

NASCAR Drivers Decline White House Invitation

By Jeff Gilder Why would anyone pass on the rare opportunity to have a personal visit with the President of the United States? That is the question being contemplated regarding the decision by Tony Stewart, Greg Biffle, Kurt Busch, Carl Edwards, and Kevin Harvick t...