Bill Elliott, 1984

Summary

Bill Elliott made his NASCAR Cup Series debut in 1976, and he took his first checkered flag in 1983. He set NASCAR's all-time qualifying speed record -- 212.809 m.p.h. -- at Talladega Superspeedway in 1987, and he won the Cup Series championship in 1988. Always a fan favorite, Elliott was voted Most Popular Driver a record 16 times.

Bill Elliott made his NASCAR Cup Series debut in 1976, and he took his first checkered flag in 1983. He set NASCAR's all-time qualifying speed record -- 212.809 m.p.h. -- at Talladega Superspeedway in 1987, and he won the Cup Series championship in 1988. Always a fan favorite, Elliott was voted Most Popular Driver a record 16 times.

Artifact

Slide (Photograph)

Subject Date

1984

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.1.1959.11

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Technique

Photographic processes

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 2 in

Width: 2 in

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