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A Long racing history
Camden archives celebrates return of car No. 11 as new exhibit opens
NASCAR - Car
Bondy Long drives up to the Camden Archives and Museum in car No. 11, the 1964 Ford Galaxie in which Bowani Racings Ned Jarrett drove 12,963 laps. Long borrowed the car he and his team once owned from current owner Don Snyder in Springfield, Ohio. - photo by Tom Didato
From down Broad Street, those gathered at the Camden Archives and Museum on Tuesday morning could hear the roar of an engine as Bondy Long stepped on the gas of the 1964 No. 11 Bowani Racing Ford Galaxie which Ned Jarrett drove into victory lane on 14 occasions in NASCAR’s Grand National (now, Sprint Cup) Series. A chorus of cheers and more than a few well-wisher pulling out their cell phones to save the moment greeted Long as he stepped out of the car with a relieved look on his face.