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Events on this day

Interesting and notable events from the history of motor sport.

1952

Daytona Beach NASCAR Grand National Race on the beach and road course, won by Marshall Teague in a Hudson Hornet. READ MORE

1957

New Smyrna Beach Speed Week feature race won by Paul Goldsmith in a factory entered race-prepared Corvette READ MORE

1959

Marshall Teague sets a then unofficial closed course speed record of 171.821 mph. He died the next day in a qualifying run.

1962

2nd American Challenge Cup at Daytona Beach, Florida, won by Fireball Roberts

1963

Daytona Beach, Florida. The 10 lap NASCAR Race of Champions won by Fred Lorenzen in a Ford at an average speed of 163.29 mph.

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