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Widenhouse, Dink (David Franklin)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1932-

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Dink Widenhouse, 25 January 2007

 File
Identifier: OH_WI0459
Scope and Contents Stock car driver and Concord, North Carolina native David "Dink" Widenhouse discusses his racing career from the late 1940s-1960s and his experiences with members of the racing community. Mr. Widenhouse describes how he began racing at the age of fifteen and won his first NASCAR race at the age of eighteen, even though the rules required that drivers be at least twenty-one. He describes how he primarily drove in modified stock car races on dirt tracks in the Charlotte region, including the...
Dates: 25 January 2007

Dink Widenhouse papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0375
Overview Materials concerning the career of NASCAR driver David Franklin "Dink," Widenhouse.
Dates: 1950 - 1960