1983 Twin 125s Race 1
Race one of the 1983 twin 125s at Daytona. Bruce Jacobi's fatal accident
was removed from this video but can be found here:
1970 Richard Petty flip @ Darlington
Richard Petty suffers one of the worst accidents in his NASCAR career
during the 1970 Rebel 400 at Darlington. He suffered a dislocated shoulder
in the accident.
1972 Daytona 500
A.J. Foyt driving for the Wood Brothers wins the 1972 Daytona 500. Richard
Petty starts in the 32nd position after his car loses a fuel pump in the
first qualifying race earlier in the week, the same race that took the life
of Friday Hassler. Petty doesn't stay back there for very long and is able
to lead a total of 31 laps before his engine expires halfway through the
race. Foyt would retake the lead and go on to beat Charlie Glotzbach by
nearly two laps.
Time of race: 3:05:42
Average Speed: 161.55 mph
Pole Speed: 186.632 mph
Cautions: 3 for 17 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
1979 Los Angeles Times 500 Part 1 of 3
Thank ChasKrall for this race. A spliced up version of the 1979 nascar
season finale. In '79, the season ended at Ontario Speedway in Ontario, CA.
Ontario Speedway is kind of like Indianapolis. This was the 2nd to last
event held at the speedway. Richard Petty won the championship.
November 18, 1979
Margin Of Victory: 0.42 Seconds
Full results and other facts here: