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Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway History

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