The Frontstretch: Top Ten Exhibits You Won't See In The New NASCAR Hall of Fame by Jeff Meyer -- Wednesday May 12, 2010

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10. Any of the “debris” the fans pelted the track with at the finish of the 2004 Aaron’s 499 in Talladega, which eventually led to green-white-checkered finishes in the Cup Series.

9. One of the many free cartons of Winston cigarettes like I used to bring home from every race.

Now look, the stump that jumped in front of my car does exist. It’s in that case over there, right next to the mystery debris.

8. Pictures of a sold out crowd at Auto Club Speedway in California.

7. An actual piece of “mystery debris.” (Actually, there is that exhibit … the case is just empty!)

6. A tribute to the National Association of Minority Race Fans (NAMRF! Remember them?)

5. Mauricia “Mo” Grant’s officials’ uniform.

4. An official, up-to-date copy of the NASCAR Rule Book. (Copies of which are not available in the gift shop!)

3. The stump that jumped in front of Brian France’s Lexus.

2. A replica of Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s Cup championship trophy.

1. An exhibit extolling the virtues of Brian France and his greatest legacy to NASCAR: The Chase.

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Rocky
05/12/2010 01:25 PM
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A picture of Richard Petty without his cowboy hat on

Kevin in SoCal
05/12/2010 04:38 PM
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#8: But there do exist pictures of a sold out crowd at California Speedway from 1997-2004 or so… =P

 

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