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Gail Wise is certainly living up to her last name these days. Because while the 10 millionth Ford Mustang was just sold in August 2018, Gail bought the very first one back on April 15, 1964 for $3,447.50. Now, it’s worth a whopping $350,000. How’s that for a wise purchase?
Like most sports, professional auto racing has plenty of strange and longstanding traditions. There’s the Grandfather Clock trophy at Martinsville Speedway. There’s kissing of the bricks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. And, speaking of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, perhaps one of the weirdest traditions in racing is the drinking of the milk at the Indy 500.
September 11, 2001. It’s a date that all Americans will never forget. September 23, 2001 is a date that most folks in the USA, aside from hardcore NASCAR fans, may not be as familiar with, but it was on this day that NASCAR had its first Cup race at Dover International Speedway following the devastating 9/11 terrorist attacks.