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Ervin Brooks oral history interview, 2007 November 24

 Digital Record
Identifier: OH-BR0520

Dates

  • 2007-11-24

Summary

Ervin Brooks recounts the experiences of his father Earl's thirty-year career as a stock car driver. Earl developed a close friendship with fellow driver Wendell Scott racing on the short tracks of Virginia. Ervin describes his father's skill as a driver and mechanic, explaining how he approached racing in NASCAR and which tracks he liked best. Other topics include the struggles of women and minorities in auto racing and interdependence between drivers and their families to help them succeed.

Extent

152 Minutes

Language

English

Repository Details

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

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Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
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Charlotte NC 28223 USA