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Overview Papers and photographs relating to McMurray's 50+ year career in motorsports. Includes press kits, photographs, magazines, office files, press credentials and hard cards. Also contains material related to McMurray's management of the Travelin' Havoline Fishing Show and his work as the North American General Manager of the Thunderdome Speedway in Melbourne, Australia.
Dates: 1968 - 2016
Scope and Contents The majority of the Motorsports interviews were recorded between 2006 and 2009 on the recommendation of NASCAR photographer T. Taylor Warren. In addition to Warren himself, interviewees include drivers and their close relations, mechanics, pit crew members, and NASCAR employees. Topics of discussion range across the gamut of motorsports, and include motorsports as a pastime and as an industry; the nuts and bolts of racing; and the motivation and passion of drivers, their crews, and devotees.
Dates: 2005 - 2017
Overview Contains periodicals and newsletters from Mark Ortiz, a race engineering consultant in Kannapolis who specializes in chassis engineering for oval track and road racers.
Dates: 1997 - 2007
Overview Materials pertaining to NASCAR, ca. 1970-2007.
Dates: 1970 - 2007
Overview Materials concerning the career of NASCAR driver David Franklin "Dink" Widenhouse.
Dates: 1950 - 1960
- Subject: Motorsports -- North Carolina X
- Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte 4
- Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte 1
- NASCAR (Association) 2
- McMurray, Bryant 1
- Ortiz, Mark F. 1
- Turner, Kathy 1
- Widenhouse, Dink (David Franklin) 1