Item No: arcr00238
Title: AMC Matador, driver Gary Bettenhausen - 1974
Automobile Reference Collection
Gift of Al Bochroch 4/74
Veteran stock car driver Gary Bettenhausen had his first race in the 1974 Matador D/L coupe at the Riverside, California road circuit, kicking off a new season of NASCAR competition for American Motors. Bettenhausen and the Matador finished a respectable seventh in the Winston Cup Grand National event. Next appearance will be at Daytona Beach February 17, 1974.