Road racer Janet Guthrie wore these soft-soled shoes while competing in sports car races and during her first year in NASCAR.
AN ORIGINAL BEACH BOY
Tony Elmore, who drove in the first stock car race at Daytona Beach, wore this aluminum helmet in the late '30s.
Lee Petty wore this helmet while putting his mark on the sport in the middle of the decade. His first title came in '54, when he won seven races, and he also took championships in '58 and '59.
SOUND OF THE FURY
Bill France equipped NASCAR officials with Army-surplus two-way radios to help with communication along the two-mile Daytona Beach course.