The outlandish stories of the antics of early stock car racers
immediately attracted me. Lloyd Seay and Roy Hall hauling liquor
from Dawsonville to Atlanta one night and winning races the next
day in the same car; Fonty Flock winning the Southern 500 wearing
Bermuda shorts and argyle socks; his brother Tim racing with a
monkey—named Jocko Flocko—in his racecar."
This article appears in the Winter 2012 issue of Southern
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