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Eb Clifton oral history interview, 2008 March 11

 Digital Record
Identifier: OH-CL0528


  • Creation: 2008-03-11


Eb Clifton recalls his 60-year career as a stock car racing mechanic and driver. After serving in the military during World War II, he opened a garage in King, North Carolina in 1949. Mr. Clifton describes how he learned to build race cars and fielded cars for many NASCAR drivers. Other topics discussed include technological innovation and safety improvements in NASCAR, Mr. Clifton's relationship with other drivers and NASCAR officials, and the racing career of his brother, Donald Ray "Fuzzy" Clifton.


162 Minutes

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Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

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