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Old 06-14-2010, 09:09 AM   #1
Thomas E
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Default USAC (?) Stock Cars

I have a few photos that I found in an envelope tucked away in one of my photo albums. The only information I have written on the envelope is, "The Arizona Fairgrounds." And were cut from a magazine, but what magazine I don't remember. I did not note anything about USAC on the envelope.

As my memory tends to ebb and flow, I do remember that Jerry Unser was the 1957 USAC Stock Car National Champion; and advertised on the left rear fender of his #92 Ford is NAT'L STOCK CAR CHAMP. So it must be USAC.

So I'll just leave it at 1957. It does look like a dirt track. The quality of the photos is not HD they are scanned and look passable, some have spots on them.

I'll add them one at time.

Photo #1

Jerry Unser, #92, 1957 Ford, Fenton Special.
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