National Speed Sport News – A 2013 Featured Exhibitor
Friday, 07 December 2012 16:41
CALL IT FORESIGHT, OPPORTUNISM OR JUST PLAIN LUCK. Maybe it was a little of each that led to the launch, in 1934, of National Auto Racing News, the weekly tabloid that continues, after so many years, to be the most respected voice in auto racing. The year, 1934, is important — critical, really — to understanding the explosive growth of auto racing and the accompanying success of the newspaper that first spread its story from coast to coast. In the early days of racing, a single type of car was used for racing. They were called “racing cars” and they were all pretty much alike – homemade, single-seat, pointed tail. Race tracks were few and far between.
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