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Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway History

History of the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway
August 2, 1963 Tiny Lund and David Pearson crash Steve Cavanah DSCF6834.JPG DSCF6954.JPG img130.jpg
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5033-06 Open Comp_resize.jpg 1955 Nashville Speedways Midget at Parthenon Nashville Speedway newsletter Pat Kirkwood 1949 Mystery car.
Nicky Formosa  31 Frank Reed 1955 Judges Stand Binkley Bros. Racing Sprint Car Race 1949
Tennessee State Fairgrounds Speedway 1982 National Speed Sport News Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway-1911 1966 Spin in turn 1 Car 100 1961 Bobby Celsor
Johnnie Jones 79 Tennessee State Fairgrounds 1936 Bond, Roberts, Reuther, and Brady. nashville fairgrounds speedway 1960 Jimmy Griggs 1968
Sonny Upchurch 80 Vending Stand 1969 new car race 1959 Johnnie Jones flip at the fairgrounds. Stock Car Races
Joe Weatherly 1966 Spin in turn 1 Car 100 1969 Nashville 400 Charlie Parrish 68 Standings
1958 Fairgrounds Malcolm Brady 88 Jimmy Griggs April 11 1955 Malcolm Brady and Herb Lewis 1961 Nashville 400 1959 Friday Hassler
A protest by George Bennett on Rod Stillings September 4, 1969 1967 Champions George Bennett, Paul Ryman, & Coo Coo Marlin 1958 Johnny Thoni Pee Wee Johnson 19 Driver Bill Morton
Tony Formosa Jr.Win Built by Preacher Hamilton 44 Roy Binkley Flookie Buford 1970 Flameless Bill Morton
Jimmy Griggs 84 Woody Fisher Bobby Hunley Fallcity48DW Andy Kirby 70 and Tony Formosa 98
Ken Binkley at work. Bobby Celsor 84 Pappy Davenport Charley Binkley story of the #125 1962 Checkered flag
Friday Hassler 15 Bill Morton 01 Dale Earnhardt  @ the fairgrounds 1990 William Jones & Bobby Celsor Roy Brinkley
Tony Formosa Racing 1975 Bob Reuther 44 Benny Parsons Wins 1965 Bobby Allison and Forrest Prince victory lane. Dale Earnhardt  & Tony Formosa Jr. talking about Nashville set-up.
1966 Front straight during anthem. David Sisco Walter Wallace 1984  Champion - Harold Ferguson Gary Binkley
Gill Martin TFR Dorman Adams 74 Jack Marlin Pure Firebird Super Nicky Formosa 81
Eddie Mitchell 348 fairgrounds speedway 1990.jpg  LD Ottinger spin. 1966 The life of Wiley Nicky Formosa
Benny Goodman March 29 1961 Nicky Formosa Jimmy Griggs 709 1970 420 James Hylton crash. Tennessee State Fairgrounds Speedway
Johnny Thoni 53 Gary Binlley Steve Cavanah Herb Lewis 3L Otis Deck Jr 43
1970 Flameless 300 Charlie Binkley 125 1970 420 drivers meeting. Marty Robbins 1965 Autographs Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway 1952
Driver James Hylton Cale and Bobby 1974 Charlie Binkley 1970 1966 IMCA sprint car race pace lap. Leigh Shacklett, Katie Haas, Dana Formosa and Denise Valentine
Nashville High Bank Track 1969 1970 420 Joe Carver and Bobby Isaac victory lane. Tony Formosa Racing 1988 1958 Fairgrounds Malcomb Brady 1966 Ronnie Muller wreck
Lee Roy Yarbrough 1970 Otis Deck Jr 43 and Joe Carver Nicky Formosa and Gill Martin after win at Nashville Ronnie Baucom 1959 Nashville 400
Jimmy Griggs September 13 1967 Buck Baker Fairgrounds Speedway (early 60's) 1975 Steve Cavanah , Nashville Fairgroumds Speedway. 1991 Tony Formosa Winner
Dennis Wiser Charles Stofel 87 1970 Nashville 420 Grandstands 50 Bob Hunley 99
Drivers Bob Reuther & Marty Robbins 1961 Nicky Formosa and Dave Mader Red Farmer Nicky Formosa Johnnie Jones flip, turn one on the 1/4 mile.
Ben Pruitt #85 Harpeth Motors Ford Little Joe  Mangram 1962 Stan Starr Studebaker Kenneth Wiser,Walter Wallace, and Charlie McGee. 1967 Points Champions Hope Hines
Red Farmer Forrest Prince and Boyd Adams Carl Lane 27 THE SCORE BOARD 1966 James Veach wreck. Charlie Higdon 4
Roy, Ken, and John Brinkley 1970 (or later). Nicky in ACRA race at Nashville Charlie Binkley 1962 427 Chevy Jim and Bill Donoho Richard Petty 1969 Nashville 400
James Ham crash turn 3. L J Hampton 1966 Nashville Speedway Victory Lane Fairgroungs Speedway Nashville Binkley Racing 1968 Bobby Allison 1970
1958 Fairgrounds after crash. Malcolm Brady 88 Steve Cavanah Jr and Neil Bonnett Coo Coo Marlin 96 Carl Lane 27 1967 Darrell Waltrip
Bobby Hamilton 1958 Fairgrounds Malcolm Brady after crash. Driver Jim Paschal checks out his tire Jim Paschal August 5 1962 10th annual Nashville 400 1967
Ben Pruitt 01  Southern 300 1967 Charlies Higdon 4 and L. J. Hampton 97 Malcolm Brady  1961 Nicky Formosa 31 Shoneys Car 1988 Jimmy Griggs
Darel  Dieringer Forrest Prince and Coo Coo Marlin 711 Mike Binkley 1970 L. J. Hampton 97 Darrell Waltrip, Track Champion Nicky Formosa, and Joe Carver at Nashville
James Veach 5 WalterWallace Jack Marlin 1965 Nicky Formosa Wins The All-American 400 Bobby Celsor
Charles Binkley and The Rat 1967 Jeff Purvis and Nicky Formosa Charlie Binkley in the Cunningham-Kelley #125 Chevrolet Jack Ingram  #11 Charlie Pearish #68 Nicky Formosa and Gill Martin after win at Nashville
Driver David Dayton (87) 1967 Fairgrounds Speedway Night of Champions (Left to Right) Flookie Buford, Billy McRae, Ben Pruitt, Buddy Baker, Paul Goldsmith, Pete Hamilton, and Lee Roy Yarbrough Malcolm Brady 88 Crash Bond 26
Coo Coo Marlin Sterling Marlin and Uncle Jack Marlin 10th annual Nashville 400 1967 1966 Hamilton Hassler Farmer Hunley wreck 1961
Freddy Fryar Southern 300 1967 Dale Earnhardt Newt Moore 48 Donnie Allison 1965 Richard Petty 1967
James Ham #29 and Jimmy Griggs #84 Jimmy Griggs 709 Tony Formosa Sr.  carrying a severly injured, Doc Norris. Flookie Burford Charlie Binkley's Pit Crew
Jimmy Smutt Means Ken Binkley Signs Boyd Adams Late Model Sportsman #45 Binkley Racing Family Dale Earnhardt  Nashville 1988
Freddy Fryar 1969 Southern 300  Labor Day 100 1961 1973 1959 Jim Reed Chevrolet Offical Pace Car Morgan Shepard
Bennie Goodman, Alvin G. Beaman , Bill Donoho, Jimmy Griggs, Herb Lewis, and Bob Reuther. Tennessee State Fairgrounds 1990. Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville 1971 Southern 300 Malcolm Brady 88 Marty Robbins and Preacher Hamilton
Jimmy Griggs 709 Late Model Sportsman J. W. Carlisle and Darrell  Waltrip Knock-out race Tony Formosa Jr. in the 80 car. Southern 300 1967 David Sisco 15
Bobby Isaac 1970 420 Nicky Formosa at Nashville Driver Coo Coo Marlin battles the car driven by Bob Hunley 1964 Jimmy Griggs Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway 1969 Joe Carver and the Racestoppers. 1970
James Ham 22 Coo Coo Marlin 711 Richard Petty at Nashville Nicky Formosa #81 Roller Coaster 1969
Jimmy Griggs 1962 Stan Starr Racing Sterling Marlin and Nicky Formosa  Fairgrounds Speedway 1988 Jerry Long 33 Permatex 400 1974
Malcolm Brady after crash. Bobby Allison Tubro Blue 81 Jimmy Griggs and Bill Dyer April 17 1964 Darrell Waltrip Flameless 300 1967 Darrell Waltrip and Judy Frensley
Charley Binkley and Walter Wallace 1967 Art Ellis 1971 Charlie Binkley 25 Falls City 1966 Chevelle Otis Deck Jr 43  Bullet  Bob Reuther (44)
P.B. Crowell 47 Nashville 400 starting grid 1963 Walter Wallace and Charlie McGee 1967 300-lap late model race sanctioned by MARC 1961 Flookie Buford Team
Nashville 420 J D McDuffie #70. 1970 Jimmy Griggs in the P B Crowell Racing #48 Bob Hunley 99 Red Farmer & Friday Hassler Freddy Fryar  winning the Southern 300. 1967
Bob Burcham Dale Earnhardt in the TFR #80 Chevrolet 1961  Victory lane with Nashville Mayor Beverly Briley NASCAR driver Dick Hutcherson Dale Earnhardt @ Nashville
1969 400 Richard Petty Ford Driver Coo Coo Marlin's first Cup car at Nashville. 1970 Nashville 420 Wendell Scott Orange Blossom Special James Hamm 1966 Marty Robbins Nashville
1970 420 Sue Cothron Miss STP and Judy Frensley. Charlie Binkley Red Farmer in R C Alexander's car. Billy McRae crash 1969 Darrell Waltrip's first race at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway 1968
Southern 300 1967 Charles Higdon 4 and Bobby Walker 24 L D Ottinger Darrell Waltrip 95 H.B. Cunningham,  (unkown), Coo Coo & Ula Faye Marlin, Tennessee Gov. Winfield Dunn, Bill Donoho, (unknown), Jim Donoho Nicky Formosa, Andy Kirby, and Harry Gant at the Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville
Dale Earnhardt and Tony Formosa Jr 1988 Dale Earnhardt at Nashville Red Farmer and Hope Hines. News Channel 5 1971 Jimmy Griggs Harpeth Motor Co. #84 Red Farmer and Hope Hines
Charlie Binkley's crash while leading the Southern 300 1972 Nashville 400 Nascar Grand National 1967 Darrell Waltrip Fast Freddy Fryar Jimmy Griggs 709 Herb Lewis 707 Crash Bond 42
James Ham 88 R.C. Alexander and Jimmy Griggs 1967 Preacher Hamilton, Marty Robbins, and Bud Hamilton 1958 Tiny Lund 1963 Richard Petty 1969 Nashville 400
Charlie Binkley in the Track of Thunder movie. 1966 Charlie Binkley #25 PBR-Falls City Beer car. 1966 LD Ottinger spin. Jimmy Griggs 1969 Sterling Marlin 1977 Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway
Flagman Maxey Grubbs Highland Rim Speedway Bobby Allison Winner Red Farmer after crash. Driver Coo Coo Marlin 1966 Friday Hassler wreck.  Fairground Speedway at Nashville 1964
Nicky Formosa, Andy Kirby, Chad Chaffin and Dorris Vaughn at Highland Rim 1963 400 Tiny Lund crash. Tony Formosa Sr. April 1956 Neil Bonnett Richard Petty 1962
Nicky Formosa  Winner 1985 Tennessee State Fairgrounds 1955 Joie Chitwood's Thrill Show Freddy Fryar in the P B Crowell Racing 48 Darrell Waltrip in P. B.'s car.
1963 Nashville 400 Tiny Lund crash F-97 Red Farmer 1961 Charlie Binkley's crash while leading the Southern 300 1972 Late Model Sportsman Lineup Marty Robbins 777 Devil Woman
Darrell Waltrip, Richard Petty, Cale Yarbrough, Buddy Baker, Bobby Allison, Jim Donoho and David Pearson August 2, 1963 400 Tiny Lund crash Neil Bonnett Southern Swing 200 Nashville 1982 Nicky Formosa in his first late model stock car  ride at Nashville in the Charlie Chamblee #2 Plymouth 1987 Malcomb Brady and Eddie Mitchell Crash  July 21,1963
Malcomb Brady and Eddie Mitchell Crash July 21,1963
Nashville Racing History
Nashville Racing History
Fairgrounds 1/4 Mile Racing
Fairgrounds 1/4 Mile Racing