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Finally, Buddy Baker
Friday night’s NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony marked the end of a long-awaited road for late driver and broadcaster Buddy Baker.
Two championship-winning drivers, one of stock car racing’s most popular wheelmen, a team owner and legendary crew chief make up the 11thclass of inductees to the NASCAR Hall of Fame
Buddy Baker met thousands of fans during his more than 50 years visiting race tracks across the country.
Elzie Wylie “Buddy” Baker Jr., the 1980 Daytona 500 champion and famed NASCAR commentator, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 74.
Buddy Baker, a retired NASCAR competitor and co-host of SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, announced Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with lung cancer.
David Pearson (21) makes a move around the slower car of Richard Petty.
David Pearson and Cale Yarborough duked it out on the high banks of Atlanta Int'l Raceway for top honors in the Atlanta 500 April 1, 1973, the sixth event in the Winston Cup campaign. After trading the lead countless times, Yarborough's Kar-Kare Chevelle developed overheating problems after the final...
Charlie Glotzbach (99) and David Pearson (17) lead Bobby Isaac (71), eventual winner Donnie Allison (27) and Dick Brooks.
Starting 15th, Donnie Allison led the final seven laps to win the 1970 Firecracker 400 at Daytona Int'l Speedway. Buddy Baker trailed in second, with Bobby Allison, Charlie Glotzbach and Dick Brooks completing the top five finishers. Here are NSSN Editor Chris Economaki's photos detailing the event.
Members of the Petty Enterprises team ride to victory lane after Richard Petty won the Daytona 500.
Florida Speedweeks is one of the busiest weeks of racing all season. It’s been that way for a long time. In this photo gallery we see the 1973 edition of Florida Speedweeks through the camera of longtime NSSN Editor Chris Economaki. The trip included Volusia County Speedway, New Smyrna...
The field files into the first turn at the start of the 1983 Dutch Grand Prix at the famed Zandvoort road course.
While the world knows Chris Economaki for his written words and his role with ABC’s “Wide World of Sports,” few know of the vast number of photos he took, documenting the history of motorsports on film. Here are just a...

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