Smokey Yunick

This is a bio piece on Smokey Yunick, the man behind the "Best Damn Garage in Town." Known for his creative interpretation of the rules, the article not only covers his NASCAR career, but his numerous attempts to build the winning entry of the Indianapolis 500. Yunick was a contemporary of men like Bill France Sr., Marshall Teague, Mauri Rose, Lee Moody and John Holman. Among his drivers were Jim Rathmann, Denis Hulme, Bobby Johns and Curtis Turner. This article first appeared in the 2007 Allstate 400 program and chronicles the growth of Yunick's career and the many innovations it produced.

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