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[Photograph 2012.201.B1314.0556]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The big trophy held by retailers queen Betty Casey will go to the winner of the 50 lap race which features Friday night's opening of the 15 season of stock car racing at Taft Stadium."
Date: March 13, 1960
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0401.0149]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Getting his car in shape for the big event Tuesday night at Taft Stadium is Mose Levescy of Oklahoma City."
Date: July 20, 1952
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1072.0501]

Description: Caption: "Earl Wilson of crescent rushes through on the inside as Charlie Short ends up upside down during the sensational fender bending session of the stock cars Tuesday night in Taft stadium before a crowd of 3,040 fans." Man driving next to an upside down car.
Date: October 9, 1951
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1072.0492]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Herbert Keller had a ringside seat for the third heat race at Taft stadium Tuesday night after banging his car (No. 132) into the north boards and winding up with flivver lodged on top of the railing."
Date: July 22, 1952
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1072.0513]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Bill Spradlin takes the bumpy ride in a stock car after spinning off the track during the third heat race Tuesday night in Taft stadium."
Date: September 25, 1951
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1072.0512]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "WINNER OF THE "C" CLASS dragster division of the national drag racing championship at the state fairgrounds was this car driven by Dode Martin of fallbrook, California."
Date: September 2, 1957
Creator: Winford, Wesley
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1072.0494]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "It's too close for comfort as Burle Coles (left) squeezes past Tony Jones (102) and forces Jones' right front wheel in the air during first quarter-mile heat."
Date: May 22, 1970
Creator: Fisher, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1072.0493]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "WALT McWHORTER leads the pack around a turn during super-modified stock car competition Sunday night at the fairgrounds."
Date: June 20, 1976
Creator: Carter, Randy
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1072.0506]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "HURRIEDLY CRQWLING to safety from his battered auto is Royal Russell of Albuquerque, N. M., following a crackup during a preliminary race Tuesday night at the fairgrounds."
Date: June 14, 1955
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1072.0500]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Here is what is left of the Plymouth Bobby Lutz was driving Tuesday night before it went out of control and cartwheeled end-over-end down the Taft stadium track before 4,449 Milk and Ice Fund patrons."
Date: April 24, 1951
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1072.0503]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Here is the sensational flip taken by Chick Rutherford of Norman in the north curve at Taft stadium Tuesday night during the 25-lap stock car race feature."
Date: April 8, 1952
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1072.0510]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Let's get organized, fellows D. E. suggs (left) in No. 16 crashes into wall as Jesse Ring (57) zips past spinning Lee Davis (31)."
Date: July 4, 1967
Creator: Mooney, Hank
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1072.0499]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Lee Young of Tulsa was speeding around Taft stadium trying to win the consolation race when this picture was taken of his disabled car."
Date: August 20, 1953
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society