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World’s Oldest Living NASCAR Driver Shares Memories with Delightful Wit & Down-Home Wisdom

Western New York state resident Lloyd Moore is the last of the ’49ers. Not the gold-rush ’49ers – at age 95, Moore is about a hundred years too young for that. Nevertheless, Moore is a pioneer of sorts. He raced cars in the Strictly Stock series – predecessor of modern-day NASCAR – in its very first year of competitive racing.

Racing on the Beach: The Early History of Daytona, 1949-58

For 10 years before the first Daytona 500 was held at Bill France’s magnificent new superspeedway, NASCAR’s Grand National Division ran on the storied old beach and road course in Daytona Beach, in what was considered the biggest event on the tour’s calendar.

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