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The legend of Lloyd Seay
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Their histories, accurate and complete, are lost to time and buried with them and those who knew them. I wish I knew more for their stories would read like a page-turning novel. The moonshining trio of Raymond Parks, Lloyd Seay and Roy Hall burst out of the North Georgia mountains from Dawson County in the 1930s to combine Seay’s and Hall’s driving skills with Parks’ business ingenuity to participate in a new sport that would become known as NASCAR. Hall was storybook handsome and dashing while Seay was such a pure, speeding talent that Bill France, founder of NASCAR, said in the 1980s, “Dale Earnhardt is the best driver I’ve seen since Lloyd Seay.