July 15, 1966 - Soap Box Derby brings big name
Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT
Making history on this day in 1966, the Fonda Speedway, where the grand national championship of late-model stock car racing was preparing for a run.
Thousands of spectators came out, for what was considered the top sporting event ever to come to the area back then!
One racing's future biggest names was there... Richard Petty.