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An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

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On This Day


Sunday 23rd June 1963

59 years ago

Worth McMillion made his Grand National racing debut driving a Pontiac at South Boston, Virginia, US. He participated in 62 races until his retirement in 1969. McMillion finished only once in the top-five and eighteen times in the top-ten. Total earnings for this driver were $15,690 ($102,469.08 when considering inflation) after competing in 9,142.0 miles (14,712.6 km) of stock car racing experience. While McMillion had raced in 16161 laps, he was the leader in none of them. His average start was 24th place while his average finish was in 14th place.From 1962 to 1965, McMillion was a driver/owner. Starting in 1965, Worth McMillion drove for other owners like Allen McMillion and Roy Tyner. Most of his races were done in Pontiac vehicles (either in a 1962 Pontiac Catalina or in 1964 generic Pontiac vehicle) while two races would have him use a generic 1962 Chevrolet vehicle. The most money that McMillion has ever earned in a race was at the 1964 World 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He would earn $1,200 ($9,266.52 when considering inflation) for his 14th-place finish after starting in 37th place (out of 44 qualifying drivers).

Worth McMillion

Worth McMillion

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