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Wilson Shanks Dead at 75 - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

Wilson Shanks Dead at 75

Reported by Steve Rappaport
December 4, 2006
 

He made stock car history in the Valley last year. NBC29 brought you Wilson Shanks' story just before he became the oldest stock car driver to ever win a race.

Shanks passed away over the weekend at the age of 75. Known as the "Millboro Express" on the track, where he had been racing since the 1950's, Shanks was the owner and operator of Shanks Logging in Millboro for more than 58 years.

Shanks is survived by his wife, three daughters and a son.

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