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Relive the magic moments of the Great American Race - The Daytona 500. These 2 minute episodes recap the each race and the winner of the Daytona 500 from 1959 to 2018.

Relive the magic moments of the Great American Race - The Daytona 500. These 2 minute episodes recap the each race and the winner of the Daytona 500 from 1959 to 2018.
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Relive the magic moments of the Great American Race - The Daytona 500. These 2 minute episodes recap the each race and the winner of the Daytona 500 from 1959 to 2018.

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English

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The 1992 Daytona 500

1/20/2019
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The 1992 Daytona 500, the 34th running of the event, was held February 16 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida as the first race of the 1992 NASCAR Winston Cup season. Davey Allison won the race. Sterling Marlin won the pole, driving the No. 22 Ford for Junior Johnson & Associates. Richard Petty gave the command to start the engines from the cockpit of the famous #43 Pontiac for his team in his final appearance in the race as a driver. This would also be the final...

Duration:00:02:34

The 1991 Daytona 500

1/19/2019
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The 1991 Daytona 500, the 33rd running of the event, was held February 17 at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Davey Allison won the pole. In the first Gatorade 125 on Thursday, Richard Petty edged Hut Stricklin for second place, placing The King 3rd on the grid. A notable absentee was 1972 Daytona 500 winner A. J. Foyt. Foyt was badly injured in the Texaco-Havoline 200 IndyCar race at Road America in the fall of 1990. He suffered severe injuries to his feet and...

Duration:00:03:48

The 1990 Daytona 500

1/18/2019
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The 1990 Daytona 500, the 32nd running of the event, was held on February 18, 1990 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The first race of the 1990 Winston Cup Series season, it was won by Bob Whitcomb's entrant Derrike Cope. Terry Labonte finished second, followed by Bill Elliott, Ricky Rudd, and Dale Earnhardt.

Duration:00:03:47

The 1989 Daytona 500

1/17/2019
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The 1989 Daytona 500, the 31st running of the event, was held February 19, 1989, at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Darrell Waltrip won the race after Ken Schrader won the pole for the second time in a row. In the last 53 laps without a pit stop and on a nearing empty tank, Darrell Waltrip took his #17 Chevrolet Monte Carlo to victory lane in the race. As his only chance at victory, Waltrip and his Hendrick Racing decided to use fuel strategy, being the only car...

Duration:00:02:28

The 1988 Daytona 500

1/16/2019
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The 1988 Daytona 500, the 30th running of the event, was held February 14, 1988, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, as the first race of the 1988 NASCAR Winston Cup season. Bobby Allison won his third Daytona 500 victory while Ken Schrader won the pole. First Daytona 500 starts for Dale Jarrett, Brett Bodine, and Phil Barkdoll. Only Daytona 500 starts for Brad Teague, Steve Moore, Ed Pimm, and Rick Jeffrey. Last Daytona 500 starts for Bobby Allison, Trevor Boys,...

Duration:00:02:20

The 1987 Daytona 500

1/15/2019
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The 1987 Daytona 500, the 29th running of the event, was held February 15 at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Driving his Coors/Melling #9 Ford Thunderbird, Bill Elliott had a dominant week, winning the pole with a record speed of 210.364 mph, winning the Busch Clash, and finishing second in a photo finish to Ken Schrader in his Twin 125 qualifier before winning his second Daytona 500. After numerous crashes in other races that week, the 1987 Daytona 500 was...

Duration:00:02:43

The 1986 Daytona 500

1/14/2019
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The 1986 Daytona 500, the 28th running of the event, was held February 16 at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Defending race winner Bill Elliott won the pole for the second year in a row, and Geoffrey Bodine won the race. This was the first Daytona 500 that did not have some type of Chrysler car in the field (Dodge or Plymouth) since the Mirada, Imperial, and Cordoba were aged out at the end of the 1985 season. First Daytona 500 starts for Eddie Bierschwale and...

Duration:00:03:00

The 1985 Daytona 500

1/13/2019
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The 1985 Daytona 500, the 27th running of the event, was held on February 17, 1985, at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Florida. The race restarted on the last lap after a Neil Bonnett spin out with less than four laps to go; Bonnett got out of his car and was credited for a 10th-place finish. The race saw a number of engine problems, which knocked many of the contenders, including former Daytona 500 winners David Pearson, AJ Foyt, Benny Parsons, Bobby Allison, and two-time...

Duration:00:02:03

The 1984 Daytona 500

1/12/2019
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The 1984 Daytona 500, the 26th running of the event, was held February 19, 1984, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. As the final lap started, it was Waltrip, Yarborough, Earnhardt, Neil Bonnett, Harry Gant, and Bill Elliott. For 38 laps, Waltrip had grimly hung onto the point. But he knew how fast Yarborough was. Yarborough made his move on the backstretch-the same move that had failed spectacularly in 1979 against Donnie Allison but worked perfectly in 1983...

Duration:00:03:06

The 1983 Daytona 500

1/11/2019
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The 1983 Daytona 500, the 25th running of the event, was held February 20. The lead changed 58 times among 11 drivers. A total of six cautions were handed out by NASCAR officials for a duration of 36 laps. Cale Yarborough was the first driver to run a qualifying lap of more than 200 miles per hour at the 1983 Daytona 500 in his #28 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. However, on his second of two qualifying laps, Yarborough crashed and flipped his car in turn four. Despite the crash, Yarborough drove a...

Duration:00:02:53

The 1981 Daytona 500

1/10/2019
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The 1981 Daytona 500, the 23rd running of the event, was held on Sunday, February 15, 1981. Contested over 200 laps and over the course of 2 hours and 56 minutes, the race was won by Richard Petty for his record seventh at the Daytona 500, beating Bobby Allison to the line by 3.5 seconds. Ricky Rudd, Buddy Baker, and Dale Earnhardt rounded out the Top 5.

Duration:00:02:58

The 1982 Daytona 500

1/10/2019
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The 1982 Daytona 500, the 24th running of the event, was the first race of the 1982 NASCAR Winston Cup season. It was the first time that the Daytona 500 was chosen by NASCAR as the first race of the season. Bobby Allison would take the win in the #88 Gatorade-sponsored Buick Regal. There were a total of 31 lead changes over the course of the race's 200 laps. Allison's margin of victory over Cale Yarborough was an impressive 23 seconds, more than half a lap.

Duration:00:03:05

The 1980 Daytona 500

1/9/2019
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The 22nd annual Daytona 500 was held February 17, 1980. Buddy Baker started the decade by winning the fastest Daytona 500 in history, at 177.602 mph, it was Baker's only 500 win and did so in his 18th start. The 1980 Daytona Speedweek was also marred by the death of Ricky Knotts, who was killed during the Gatorade Twin 125 qualifying races.

Duration:00:02:22

The 1979 Daytona 500

1/8/2019
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The 1979 Daytona 500, the 21st annual event, was held on February 18, 1979. Many consider this race to be the most important race in stock car history. On the last lap, race leaders Cale Yarborough and Donnie Allison collided with each other on the backstretch. Both drivers' races ended in Daytona's grass infield. The wreck allowed Richard Petty, then over one-half lap behind both, to claim his sixth Daytona 500 win.

Duration:00:03:14

The 1978 Daytona 500

1/8/2019
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The 1978 Daytona 500, the 20th running of the event was held on February 19 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Defending winner Cale Yarborough won the pole and Bobby Allison won the race.

Duration:00:02:38

The 1977 Daytona 500

1/8/2019
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In 1977, Cale Yarborough won his second Daytona 500 leading to his second straight Winston Cup title, and Donnie Allison won his second pole position for this event. Janet Guthrie made history at this race as the first female NASCAR Cup Series driver; getting a 12th place finish in the process.

Duration:00:01:39

The 1976 Daytona 500

1/5/2019
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The 1976 Daytona 500, the 18th running of the event, happened on Feb. 15th, 1976 at Daytona International Speedway. It is remembered for the late-race duel and accident between David Pearson and Richard Petty. Many fans consider this finish to be the greatest in the history of NASCAR. The end of the race was televised live on American network ABC. Late in the race, Richard Petty and David Pearson were nose-to-tail, two laps ahead of all other competitors. On the final lap, Pearson passed...

Duration:00:02:35

The 1975 Daytona 500

1/4/2019
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From the start, it appeared that David Pearson was on his way to his first Daytona 500 victory as he built a sizable lead on second place Benny Parsons late in the race. However, Richard Petty, who was eight laps behind the leaders on his way to finishing seventh, and Parsons hooked up in a draft and began reeling in Pearson who was slowed by lapped traffic. The key moment of the race occurred two laps from the end when contact with Cale Yarborough in traffic sent Pearson spinning on the...

Duration:00:02:17

The 1974 Daytona 500

1/3/2019
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The 1974 Daytona 500, the 16th running of the event, was won by Richard Petty (for the fifth time) after three hours, eleven minutes, and thirty-eight seconds of racing on February 17, 1974, at Daytona International Raceway. During the start of the 1974 NASCAR season, many races had their distance cut ten percent in response to the energy crisis of the year. As a result, the 1974 Daytona 500, won by Richard Petty (his second straight, making him the first driver ever to do it), was...

Duration:00:02:59

The 1973 Daytona 500

1/2/2019
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The 1973 Daytona 500, the 15th running of the event, was won by Richard Petty on February 18, 1973, at Daytona International Raceway. Four cautions slowed the race for 28 laps. A crowd of over one hundred thousand came to see a field of 38 American and two Canadians (Earl Ross and Vic Parsons).The average speed for the race was 157.205 miles per hour (252.997 km/h) while Buddy Baker achieved the pole position with a speed of 185.662 miles per hour Bobby Isaac would finish second to Richard...

Duration:00:03:19