Dividing up race cars into decades.  You can see the different car styles, paint jobs, and the difference in cars drivers had from year to year and decade to decade.  Enjoy

Cars and Stars from the 1950's
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Louise Smith's 1940 Ford



Red Byron's 1949 NASCAR Champ



Gober Sosebee's 1950 Oldsmobile



Slick Smith's 1950 Nash



1950 TUCKER driven by Joe Merola



Marshall Teague's 1951 Hudson Hornet



Johnny Mantz's 1951 Plymout



Tim Flock's 1951 Olds



Frank Mundy's 1952 Oldsmobile



Al Keller's 1954 Jaguar - 1st foreign make to win race



Don Oldenburg's 1955 Buick Convertible



Tim Flock's 1956 Chrysler 300 -- note car #300-A



Billy Myer's 1956 Mercury Marauder



Jim Paschal's 1956 Mercury Marauder



Junior Johnson's 1956 Pontiac - here and at right



Fireball Robert's 1957 Aiken - Mitchel Chevy



Frank Thompson's 1957 Ford Fairlane



Buck Baker's 1957 Chevy - "Black Widow"



Cotton Owen's 1957 Chevy



Sal Tovella's 1958 Ford Edsel



Curtis Turner's 1958 Ford



Richard Petty's 1959 Plymouth Fury


Tim Flock's 1940 Ford "The Black Phantom"



Buck Baker's 1950 Oldsmobile



Jimmy Florian's 1950 Ford Lincoln



Louise Smith's 1950 Nash



Harold Kite's 1950 Lincoln



Frank Mundy's 1951 Studebaker



Curtis Turner's 1951 Nash



Tim Flock's 1952 Hudson



Curtis Turner's 1953 Olds



Lee Petty's 1954 Chrysler



Dick Rathman's 1955 Hudson



(Flocks team-mate) Buck Baker's 1956 Chrysler 300



Marvin Panch's 1956 Ford



Joe Weatherly's 1956 Ford Convertible



He had a rough day on the beach; rolled it; finished 40th



Fireball Roberts' 1957 Ford



Richard Petty's 1957 Oldsmobile



Emanual Zervakis' 1957 Chevy



Bobby Myer's 1957 Oldsmobile - fatal start at Darlington



Fireball Robert's 1958 Chevy



Joe Lee Johnson's 1959 Chevy



Buck Baker's 1959 Chevy