Norfolk, Virginia's Joe Weatherly was one of NASCAR's first big stars.
He competed in 230 races from 1952 through 1964, scoring 19 poles, 25
along with back-to-back championships in 1962 and 1963. Joe was on
track to become the first driver to win three titles in a row until his
tragic accident at Riverside Speedway in California in the fifth race of
the 1964 season.
Weatherly was named one of NASCAR's 50 best drivers in 1998 and is a member of numerous racing halls of fame, including his induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on January30, 2015. Also see LittleJoeWeatherly.com
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