Tiny Lund in the Pit at the 1965 Daytona 500

Summary

NASCAR opens each season with the Daytona 500, the most important race in its top-level series. Daytona International Speedway's steeply-banked turns and long back straightaway allow for fast speeds and exciting competition. Fred Lorenzen won the 1965 Daytona 500 with the Holman-Moody team. That year's average race speed was 141.539 miles per hour.

NASCAR opens each season with the Daytona 500, the most important race in its top-level series. Daytona International Speedway's steeply-banked turns and long back straightaway allow for fast speeds and exciting competition. Fred Lorenzen won the 1965 Daytona 500 with the Holman-Moody team. That year's average race speed was 141.539 miles per hour.

Artifact

Slide (Photograph)

Date Made

14 February 1965

Subject Date

14 February 1965

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.4036

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 2 in

Width: 2 in

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