Junior Johnson peers from his car after winning the pole position for the Dixie 400 Stock car race at the Atlanta International Raceway June 3, 1964. Johnson qualified for the $56,000 race with a four-lap speed of 145.906 miles per hour.
Junior Johnson peers from his car after winning the pole position for the Dixie 400 Stock car race at the Atlanta International Raceway June 3, 1964. Johnson qualified for the $56,000 race with a four-lap speed of 145.906 miles per hour. AP
Junior Johnson peers from his car after winning the pole position for the Dixie 400 Stock car race at the Atlanta International Raceway June 3, 1964. Johnson qualified for the $56,000 race with a four-lap speed of 145.906 miles per hour. AP

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