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1971
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Nolan grew a beard for the 1971 season and hooked up again with Max Dowker to drive a new #7. My mom (big fan of Noley) says the beard was a good idea! To me, I thought he looked like Abraham Lincoln, but mom liked it.
(Below - Images courtesy of Jim Carmichael)
Picture File Nolan4.jpg Nolan receiving trophy at Sandusky, 1971. This must have been the Sandusky Classic. Did he win it that year?
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Nolan raced a lot in Sandusky in 1971. Alas, he was to lose his life that year in a tragic accident there, killed instantly when his car flipped off the track.
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Nolan Johncock, supermodified racer. We still miss you 'round here Nolie.

Page 1 - 1958, 64 & 65 Page 2 - 1967 & 68 Page 3 - 1970

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