February 11 , Cause of Death: He could build things from scratch. He won seven races, five in the season alone in only 15 starts. Yunick was either a crafty, devious, underhanded, rule-bending, no-good, cheating SOB one view , or a master of ability, hard work, careful preparation, common sense, and the scientific approach the other. I remember he wanted to build me a modified to run on the sand at Daytona because he thought my driving style would fit it.

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Marshall Teague – An Early Star in NASCAR

Views Read Edit View history. Interviews with twelve racers of the s, s and s. Nascar Nextel Cup Series Tickets. The true sting of the Hornet came from the powerful 7X racing engine. Developed by Marshall Teague and Hudson engineer Vince Piggins, the big six had a bigger bore, bigger valves, teatue and polished combustion chambers, high compression head, high performance cam, split dual exhausts, and and “Twin H-Power” carburetors and manifold.


I remember we had a boat together in Florida and I tried madshall teach him how to water ski. Teague was trying to go even faster on February 11,eleven days before the first Daytona Teague not only twice drove well enough to qualify for the famed Indianapoliswhere he finished seventh in and 18th inhe had the distinct versatility to also race stock cars.

Teaguea well-known stock car driver and car owner, happened to be a Daytona Beach resident, too. On February 9,Teague, clocked at To mark this major exhibit revamp, the Hall provided an exclusive sneak peek of artifacts via in-person and social media unveils over the past several weeks.

Baker quoted Smoke thusly: Meyer-Drake Offenhauser engine, streamlined fenders, and a canopy enclosing the driver, thus being classified as Formula Libre. Wins Top tens Poles 7. However, the eclectic garage owner knew where to gain an insight. While testing Chapman Root’s Sumar Special Indy Car but with closed fenders in a closed course speed record attempt at the new Daytona International Speedway on February 11,there was a violent crash.

All the stock components made the Hornet nearly untouchable on the track, and a record setting marshal, wins out of 34 starts in major stock car races in was proof! He could build things from scratch.


About Marshall Teague’s Hudson Hornet. Decals for Models ’56 Chevy.

Marshall Teague

In his relatively short life-time, Marshall Teague earned a place in the history of auto racing that will not be forgotten. Teague and Thomas won 10 races throughout the season, and Thomas finished second in points to champion Tim Flock.

Declarations of stock car independents: The incident, just 11 days before the scheduled running of the first-ever Daytonacast a pall over the raceway. Teague was also the inspiration for Doc Hudson in the film Cars. This page was tague edited on 25 Novemberat Sign In Don’t have an account?

Clutch 48 28 You must be logged in to post a comment. And with Smokey at the wrench, the combo rendered Teague hard to beat. Teague, however, did get around to making a cross-country trip to Phoenix inmaking certain when he left, he was not forgotten.