CLASSIC NASCAR RACES - 1962 DAYTONA 500
Glen "Fireball" Roberts wins the 1963 Daytona 500. After disappointment in his previous 3 Daytona 500's, his legendary crewchief Smokey Yunick builds a car that Fireball is unable to break during the race. Fireball would go on to defeat Richard Petty by 27 seconds. This was Fireball's biggest victory in a racing career that was tragically cut short in 1964.
Time of race: 3:10:41
Average Speed: 152.529 mph
Pole Speed: 156.999 mph
Margin of Victory: 27 sec