The Coliseum hosted arguably the most unique event in its storied history Sunday when NASCAR took over the recently paved field for a wheeling-banging, bumper-breaking exhibition race featuring the sport’s top racers.
Veteran Los Angeles Times photographer Allen J. Schaben was on hand to document the Coliseum’s NASCAR debut. Here’s a collection of his best photos from the motorsport showcase:
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