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Bobby Allison and Dale Earnhardt chat before the 1980 NASCAR Firecracker 400 in Daytona, Fla. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

GALLERY: Dale Earnhardt Classic Photos

Bobby Allison and Dale Earnhardt chat before the 1980 NASCAR Firecracker 400 in Daytona, Fla. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
GALLERY: Dale Earnhardt Classic Photos

Kyle Larson’s car goes airborne during a multi-car wreck on the final lap of a NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 23. The wreck, which occurred one day before the Daytona 500, sent a tire, car parts and debris flying into the stands, injuring at least 33 fans, including two who were initially in critical condition. (David Graham/AP)

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Kyle Larson’s car goes airborne during a multi-car wreck on the final lap of a NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 23. The wreck, which occurred one day before the Daytona 500, sent a tire, car parts and debris flying into the stands, injuring at least 33 fans, including two who were initially in critical condition. (David Graham/AP)
GALLERY: Pics of the Week

Richard Petty sits outside his No. 43 car at Daytona 500 qualifying in 1987. The King won Daytona a record seven times but finished third that year. (George Tiedemann/SI)

Gallery: Classic Photos of the Daytona 500

Richard Petty sits outside his No. 43 car at Daytona 500 qualifying in 1987. The King won Daytona a record seven times but finished third that year. (George Tiedemann/SI)Gallery: Classic Photos of the Daytona 500