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HEMI-Powered Dodge Charger 500 Mixes It Up In Vintage NASCAR Action


 
HEMI-powered Dodge Charger 500 mixes it up in vintage NASCAR action
 
If there’s one thing we love as much as modern racing, it’s kicking back and watching vintage footage of our favorite childhood cars going at each other around the nation’s tri-ovals. There’s just nothing like seeing heroes like Buddy Baker, Bobby Allison and Bobby Isaac piloting their old-school Dodge Chargers to the front of the pack. The good news: We got our hands on a stack of film from way back…

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HEMI-Powered Dodge Charger 500 Mixes It Up In Vintage NASCAR Action

How The ’69 Daytona Changed NASCAR

From the inception of NASCAR in 1948, GM, Ford, and Chrysler waged an ongoing, full-fledged battle for stock car supremacy. But the war reached fever pitch in the 60s as engineers, designers and even aerospace experts were drafted by the manufacturers to pursue the ultimate racing machine.


“Stock” cars, of course, are just that: cars offered both to race drivers on the circuit speedway and to ordinary folks on city streets in identical packages. As racing fans demanded more and more speed, stock car manufacturers, conscious of both target audiences, responded with cautious creativity.


Until 1969, that…

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How The ’69 Daytona Changed NASCAR

Dodge Charges Toward the Sprint Cup

The Chase is on!


If you’ve been following the Chase to the Championship as closely as we have, you already know the great news: Kurt Busch and Kasey Kahne will defend Dodge’s honor on the way to the 2009 Sprint Cup.


We’re scrambling to find the words for the excitement felt here at Red Letter Dodge, and at Dodge HQ. “Proud” is definitely at the top of the list. “Floored” sounds right, too.


Kurt and Kasey will definitely be keeping it floored for the…

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Dodge Charges Toward the Sprint Cup