Monday 21st February 1921
Born on this day, Marshall Teague, one of NASCAR’s earliest heroes. Racing Hudson Hornets equipped with revolutionary step-down chassis, Teague won five races in 1951 alone. He achieved his best results at his home course in Daytona. Nicknamed “King of the Beach” for his ability to race on the sand loop at Daytona, Marshall Teague was a local hero at a time when NASCAR was a local sport.