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 late 1970's
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Dale Earnhardt Sr first start - 1975 Charlotte in a Dodge

Independent drivers GC Spencer's 1975 Dodge at Daytona - finished 9th

1975 Bobby Allison and Roger Penske and the AMC Matador

Bunny Parson's 1975 Kings Row Chevy Luguna

Bobby Allison and Roger Penske - 1975 AMC Matador

Richie Panch and his 1976 Grey-Rock Chevy

Dale Earnhardt Sr 1976 Army Chevy - second CUP start

Bobby Allison in his 1976 Cam2 Mercury

Race start in CUP by David Hobbs in his 1976 Ford owned by George Elliott

Grant Adcox's 1976 Adcox-Kirby Chevy

1976 Pepsi Chevy driven by Lennie Pond

Janet Guthrie pits her 1977 Kelly Girl Staffing Chevy

GC Spencer and his 1978 Lady & Sons Auction Dodge

Bobby Allison's 1978 Norris Industries Ford

Lennie Pond's 1978 WIN Olds - Talladega winning car

Ricky Rudd's 1978 Busch Chevy at Charlotte

Connie Saylor also drove the Lady & Sons Auction Dodge in 1978

Benny Parsons and his  1979 Griffin Marine Inc Olds

Tommy Gale's 1979 Sunny King Ford

A young Ricky Rudd at Talladega in 1979.  Just another good driver that would wheel the Truxmore Ford

Richard Petty 1975 Fire Cracker 400 winning car - the STP Dodge

Dick Brooks 1975 Junie Donlavey owned Truxmore Industries Ford

Buddy Arrington in his 1975 Arrington Racing Dodge

Bruce Jacobi's in his 1975 Opal's Truck Stop Chevy

Lennie Pond and his 1975 Master Chevy

Gordon Johncock's 1976 Sharpstown Dodge

Neil Bonnett's 1976 Armor All Chevy

Rare photo of Bill Elliott in a 1976 Ford #10

Independent driver DK Ulrich in his 1976 Transit Damaged Freight Chevy

Cecil Gordon and his 1976 Stott Chevrolet Chevy

1977 Ford, Sunny King Ford Honda driven by Tommy Gale owned by Elmo Langley

Bobby Wawak next to his 1977 Clean-Lam Chevy

David Marcis 1978 Chevy owned by Rod Osterland

Skip Manning next to his 1978 Stratagraph Chevy

Dale Earnhardt Sr's 1978 Cardinal Tractor Ford

Richard Childress' 1978 CRC Chemicals Olds

Kyle Petty broke into the CUP series wheeling this 1979 Dodge Magnum at Talladega

Ronnie Thomas' 1978 Chevy - Owned and sponsored by former CUP race Louise Smith

DK Ulrich and his  1979 MidWestern Farm Chevy

Neil Bonnett atop his Wood Brothers famous Purolator Ford in 1979