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1957 NASCAR Grand National Series

Index 1957 NASCAR Grand National Series

The 1957 NASCAR Grand National Series (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) saw driver Buck Baker win his second consecutive NASCAR championship. [1]

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American open-wheel car racing

American open-wheel car racing, also known as Indy Car racing, is a category of professional-level automobile racing in the United States and North America.

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Ascot Park (speedway)

Ascot Park, originally Los Angeles Speedway, was a dirt racetrack located near Gardena, California.

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Asheville-Weaverville Speedway

The Asheville-Weaverville Speedway near Weaverville, North Carolina, USA was considered to be site for the old-school NASCAR races in both the Grand National and the Winston Cup eras (which is now known as the Monster Energy Series).

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Automobile Manufacturers Association

The Automobile Manufacturers Association was a trade group of automobile manufacturers which operated under various names in the United States from 1911 to 1999.

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Bill Amick

Bill Amick (November 16, 1925 – July 15, 1995) was a NASCAR Grand National (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) and West Coast driver from Portland, Oregon.

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Bob Welborn

Robert "Bob" Joe Welborn (May 5, 1928 – August 10, 1997) of Denton, North Carolina, USA is a former NASCAR Grand National (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) driver.

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Bobby Myers (racing driver)

Bobby Harris Myers (June 27, 1927September 2, 1957) was an American NASCAR driver.

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Bremerton, Washington

Bremerton is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States.

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Brownie King

Bob "Brownie" King (January 31, 1934) is a retired NASCAR Grand National (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) driver.

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Buck Baker

Elzie Wylie Baker Sr. (March 4, 1919 – April 14, 2002), better known as Buck Baker, was an American stock car racer.

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Chrysler

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC (commonly known as Chrysler) is the American subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., an Italian-American automobile manufacturer registered in the Netherlands with headquarters in London, U.K., for tax purposes.

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Columbia Speedway

Columbia Speedway was an oval racetrack located in Cayce, a suburb of Columbia, South Carolina.

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Concord Speedway

Concord Speedway is a motorsports facility located in the town of Midland, North Carolina, southeast of Concord, North Carolina.

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Cotton Owens

Everett "Cotton" Owens (May 21, 1924 – June 7, 2012) was a NASCAR driver.

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Danny Graves

Daniel Peter Graves (born August 7, 1973) is a Vietnamese American former Major League Baseball pitcher.

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Darlington Raceway

Darlington Raceway is a race track built for NASCAR racing located near Darlington, South Carolina.

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Daytona Beach and Road Course

The Daytona Beach Road Course was a race track that was instrumental in the formation of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, or NASCAR.

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Daytona International Speedway

Daytona International Speedway is a race track in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States.

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Fireball Roberts

Edward Glenn "Fireball" Roberts Jr. (January 20, 1929July 2, 1964) was an American stock car racer.

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Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.

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General Motors

General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.

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Gwyn Staley

Gwyn Edward Staley (July 6, 1927 – March 23, 1958) was an American NASCAR Grand National driver from Burlington, North Carolina.

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Hickory Motor Speedway

Hickory Motor Speedway is a short track located in Hickory, North Carolina.

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Hillsborough, North Carolina

The town of Hillsborough is the county seat of Orange County, North Carolina.

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Jack Smith (racing driver)

Jack Smith (May 24, 1924 in Metropolis, Illinois – October 17, 2001 in Spartanburg, South Carolina), was an American stock car racer.

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Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Florida and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States.

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Jim Paschal

James Roy Paschal, Jr. (December 5, 1926 – July 5, 2004) was a NASCAR Grand National and Winston Cup driver.

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Johnny Allen (racing driver)

Johnny Allen (born September 17, 1934, in Greenville, South Carolina) was a NASCAR Grand National (now Sprint Cup) driver from 1955-1967.

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L. D. Austin

L.D. Austin (September 17, 1918 – August 25, 1971) is a former NASCAR Grand National (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) driver.

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Lancaster, California

Lancaster is a charter city in northern Los Angeles County, in the Antelope Valley of the western Mojave Desert in Southern California.

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Langhorne Speedway

Langhorne Speedway was an automobile racetrack in Middletown Township, Bucks County, near the borough of Langhorne, Pennsylvania, a northern suburb of Philadelphia.

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Larry Frank

Larry Frank (April 29, 1929 – January 5, 2010)http://racing-reference.info/driver/Larry_Frank Larry Frank Racing Reference Stats was an American NASCAR Grand National (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) driver.

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Lee Petty

Lee Arnold Petty (March 14, 1914 – April 5, 2000) was an American stock car racing driver who competed during the 1950s and 1960s.

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List of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champions

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Drivers' Championship is awarded by the chairman of NASCAR to the most successful Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing car driver over a season, as determined by a points system based on race results.

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List of NASCAR seasons

Sixty-four seasons of NASCAR, the highest class of stock car auto racing in the United States.

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Lloyd Dane

Lloyd Dane (August 19, 1925 – December 11, 2015) was a NASCAR Grand National Series driver from Eldon, Missouri.

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Martinsville Speedway

Martinsville Speedway is an International Speedway Corporation-owned NASCAR stock car racing track located in Henry County, in Ridgeway, Virginia, just to the south of Martinsville.

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Marvin Panch

Marvin Panch (May 28, 1926December 31, 2015) was an American stock car racing driver.

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Memphis-Arkansas Speedway

The Memphis-Arkansas Speedway was a dirt oval track located just west of West Memphis, Arkansas, United States, in the community of LeHi.

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (often shortened to the Cup Series) is the top racing series of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR).

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the East Coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina.

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NASCAR

National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing.

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New Oxford, Pennsylvania

New Oxford is a borough in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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North Wilkesboro Speedway

North Wilkesboro Speedway was a short track that held races in NASCAR's top three series, including 93 Winston Cup Series races.

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Occoneechee Speedway

Occoneechee Speedway was one of the first two NASCAR tracks to open.

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Old Bridge Township, New Jersey

Old Bridge Township is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.

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Oxford Plains Speedway

Oxford Plains Speedway is a 3/8 mile racetrack located in Oxford, Maine.

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Parnelli Jones

Rufus Parnell "Parnelli" Jones (born August 12, 1933 in Texarkana, Arkansas) is a retired American racing driver and race car owner.

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Paul Goldsmith

Paul Goldsmith (born October 2, 1925 in Parkersburg, West Virginia) is a former USAC and NASCAR driver.

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Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds

Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds is a half mile (0.8 km) dirt oval near Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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Pontiac

Pontiac is a now-defunct car brand that was owned, made, and sold by General Motors.

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Portland Speedway

Portland Speedway was a half-mile race track for auto racing in Portland, Oregon, U.S. It was in existence from 1924 until 2001.

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Raleigh Speedway

Raleigh Speedway (officially Southland Speedway nicknamed Dixie Speedway by fans) was a one-mile (1.6 km) oval race track which opened in 1952 one mile (1.6 km) north of Raleigh, North Carolina in Wake County.

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Ralph Moody

Ralph Moody (September 10, 1917 – June 9, 2004) was an American stock car racer.

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Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway (RR) is a, D-shaped, asphalt race track located just outside Richmond, Virginia in Henrico County.

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Sacramento, California

Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County.

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San Jose, California

San Jose (Spanish for 'Saint Joseph'), officially the City of San José, is an economic, cultural, and political center of Silicon Valley and the largest city in Northern California.

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Shelby, North Carolina

Shelby is a city in and the county seat of Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States.

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Space Coast Regional Airport

Space Coast Regional Airport is located in the city of Titusville, Florida on Columbia Boulevard (State Road 405) and Washington Avenue (U.S. 1) in Brevard County.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina

Spartanburg is the most populous city in and the seat of Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United States, and the 12th-largest city by population in the state.

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Speedy Thompson

Alfred Bruce "Speedy" Thompson (April 3, 1926 in Monroe, North Carolina – April 2, 1972 in Charlotte, North Carolina) was an American stock car racer in the NASCAR Grand National series from 1950 to 1971; capturing 20 wins along the way.

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STP 500

The STP 500 is an annual 500-lap Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stock car race held at the Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia.

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Syracuse, New York

Syracuse is a city in and the county seat of Onondaga County, New York, in the United States.

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Tiny Lund

DeWayne Louis "Tiny" Lund (November 14, 1929 – August 17, 1975) was an American stock car racer.

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Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen International, nicknamed "The Glen", is an automobile race track located in Watkins Glen, New York, at the southern tip of Seneca Lake.

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Willow Springs International Motorsports Park

Willow Springs International Motorsports Park (commonly referred to as Willow Springs) is located in Willow Springs near Rosamond, California, about an hour north of Los Angeles.

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1957 Chevrolet

The 1957 Chevrolet is a car which was introduced by Chevrolet in September 1956 for the 1957 model year.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1957_NASCAR_Grand_National_Series

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