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1963 Daytona 500

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1963 Daytona 500

The 1963 Daytona 500, the 5th running of the event, was won by Tiny Lund driving a 1963 Ford. Lund drove his number 21 to victory in three hours and 17 minutes. There were 2 cautions flags which slowed the race for 10 laps.[1] Lund filled in for an injured Marvin Panch, who suffered injuries after a crash in a Maserati was driving a Wood Brothers car.[2] The win was Lund's first victory of the season.[3]

Top ten finishers

  1. Tiny Lund
  2. Fred Lorenzen
  3. Ned Jarrett
  4. Nelson Stacy
  5. Dan Gurney
  6. Richard Petty
  7. Bobby Johns
  8. Joe Weatherly
  9. Johnny Rutherford
  10. Tommy Irwin


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