Nichels Engineering’s First NASCAR Victory …

Posted: January 23, 2013 in Uncategorized


Ray Nichels and Nichels Engineering entered their first ever NASCAR stock car race in February of 1957.

Their debut was stunning as they took the Pole position with Banjo Matthews behind the wheel of the #8 Nichels Engineering Pontiac and then won the race with Cotton Owens piloting the #6 Nichels Engineering Pontiac to a new racecourse record.  

Here is that story …