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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1957 June

Fireball Roberts of Daytona Beach, Fla., Won the 3rd Annual Old Dominion 500 Stock Car Race

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
06/08/57
Run Time
51 seconds
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Script Excerpt
Roberts pushed his 1957 Chevrolet through the tough grind in 3 hours, 54 minutes, and 30 seconds to break the previous track record of 3 hours 58 minutes set by Bob Welborn of Greensboro.
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