Is Raymond Beadle still alive?

Is Raymond Beadle still alive?

October 20, 2014Raymond Beadle / Date of death

Who drove the kodiak car in NASCAR?

Rusty Wallace
NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace, shown at Roger Penske’s Hall of Fame induction, is celebrating his 65th birthday on Saturday. Here’s a look at some of the highlights from Wallace’s career. 1984: Rusty Wallace enters what is now the NASCAR Cup Series driving the No.

Who drove the Blue Max?

Raymond Beadle
If you’re a longtime gearhead and drag racing fan, surely you recognize the name Raymond Beadle and his “Blue Max” Plymouth Arrow Funny Car, or Paul Candies and Leonard Hughes’ “Cajun Cuda,” which ruled the quartermile back in the 1970s.

What race cars did Rusty Wallace Drive?

NASCAR Car Numbers for Rusty Wallace

Car Number Avg. Finish
1 NASCAR Car #2 14.92
2 NASCAR Car #27 11.53
3 NASCAR Car #88 18.17
4 NASCAR Car #72 27.20

Does Rusty Wallace own a car dealership?

Wallace was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2013. Today, he stays busy with numerous business interests. Chief among them are the car dealerships — Wallace owns six — in East Tennessee.

What kind of car was the Blue Max?

The Blue Max moniker first appeared at the 70’NHRA Winternationals on a Ford Mustang Funny Car owned by Harry Schmidt. The flashy blue paint scheme, the trick lettering, and the famed painting of the WWI German commendation medal for combat flying distinguished it from the others.

What car number is Rusty Wallace?

RWI was founded in 1984 as Rusty Wallace’s marketing firm. It began fielding racecars in 1985, with Wallace driving the No. 66 Oldsmobile. He won a pole in his first race at Daytona International Speedway, and ran three more races that season, which included two consecutive top-fives.

When did Rusty Wallace quit racing?


Rusty Wallace
First race 1980 Atlanta 500 (Atlanta)
Last race 2005 Ford 400 (Homestead)
First win 1986 Valleydale 500 (Bristol)
Last win 2004 Advance Auto Parts 500 (Martinsville)

When did Mark Martin retire from NASCAR?

Mark Martin hasn’t raced in NASCAR since 2013, when he retired at age 54. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2017. This weekend the 63-year-old was asked about a possible return to the sport in a considerably different capacity as a broadcaster with Fox.