Trip Down Memory Lane: National Sprint Cup Hall of Fame Super Modified Legends Reunite at Five Flags
By Chuck Corder
All these years later, Hugh Richards still has a need for speed.
Some two decades after he raced competitively, the 78-year-old super modifieds legend’s motor still runs hot.
Two years ago, the last time the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame Southern Super Modified Racers held a reunion at Five Flags Speedway, Richards was on the track as the winged sprint pavement cars took laps.
“The thought occurred to me, ‘If I paid one of the drivers, wonder if he’d let me drive his car,’ ” Richards said with only a half-joking laugh. “The cars are a much better quality than […]