NASCAR driver Curtis Turner (right, with driver Joe Weatherly) was one the first to view the sport as a money-making venture – and among its first superstars.
NASCAR driver Curtis Turner (right, with driver Joe Weatherly) was one the first to view the sport as a money-making venture – and among its first superstars. RacingOne ISC Archives via Getty Images
NASCAR driver Curtis Turner (right, with driver Joe Weatherly) was one the first to view the sport as a money-making venture – and among its first superstars. RacingOne ISC Archives via Getty Images

NASCAR HOF inductee Curtis Turner: NASCAR’s original rock star

January 18, 2016 07:25 AM