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1963 Daytona 500
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1967 Daytona 500
Daytona 500: 50 Years — The Greatest American Race 2008: https://goo.gl/N9cSKq Mario Andretti wins the 1967 Daytona 500. The cold conditions caused a lack of grip on the track causing a number of cars to spin out throughout the day. Of the 50 cars that started, only 18 were running at the finish. Andretti was able to miss all the wrecks and defeated his teammate Fred Lorenzen who finished second. Time of race: 3:24:11 Average Speed: 146.926 mph Pole Speed: 180.831 mph Cautions: 6 for 54 laps Margin of Victory: under caution Attendance: 94,250 Purse: $48,900





1963 Daytona 500
Daytona 500: 50 Years — The Greatest American Race 2008: https://goo.gl/N9cSKq Tiny Lund wins the 5th running of the Daytona 500 held on February 24, 1963. After Marvin Panch was involved in a fiery wreck in a sports car race two weeks before the 500, Tiny Lund (a behemoth of a man weighing nearly 300 pounds and standing 6'6") jumps into action and pulled the driver from his burning car. Panch, still recovering from his injuries, convince the Wood Brothers to run Lund in the 500 where he would go on to beat Fred Lorenzen by 24 seconds. Time of race: 3:17:56 Average Speed: 151.556 mph Pole Speed: 160.943 mph Cautions: 2 for 10 laps Margin of Victory: 24 sec Attendance: 70,780 Purse: $24,550





1959 Nascar Daytona 500
I do not own the copyrights to this video. This is the 1959 Daytona 500 that I had on a VHS. It comes from a VHS set called "The Golden Era of Racing". If you know anything about this set please tell me because I would like to buy more volumes from the set.




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