Originally posted on Rubbings Racing  |  Last updated 8/9/13
Norm Benning (shown here flying by Eldora track owner, Tony Stewart) has a unique opportunity available for people who like to collect racing memorabilia. (Photo Credit: Getty Images for NASCAR). By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical We will forever have images of Norm Benning edging his way into the field for the first NASCAR dirt race in 43 years ingrained in our memory. It was a dramatic moment where the little guy (in this case a veteran racer from Pennsylvania who drives a blank-red No. 57 truck) made the big show despite nearly ripping the side off of his race truck. Benning made such severe contact on his path to racing in the Mudsummer Classic that his exhaust pipe was dragging in the dirt after the qualifying race. This truck, from this historic race is now up for auction, and it can be yours if the price is right. Throughout the day Thursday everyone was buzzing about this link on ebay: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Own-a-piece-of-history-Actual-57-NASCAR-Truck-that-raced-at-Eldora-/1908
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