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Ferrari 512S Daytona 71

Close, But No Cigar: Ferrari 512S – 1971 24 Hours of Daytona

In America in the mid-20th century carnivals and county fairs would hand out cigars as prizes for anyone who might win at the games offered on the midway.  Failure to win might elicit the response …

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George Waltman completes the 1968 24 Hours of Daytona solo

George Waltman sits in his Aztec Racing Morgan Plus 4 after single handedly completing the 1968 24 Hours of Daytona at Daytona International Speedway.


A Maverick At Daytona – James Garner at the 1969 24 Hours of Daytona

In 1968 I attended Daytona Beach Junior College on the GI Bill. Due to the proximity of the Daytona Speedway I became interested in attending the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) events held there.
Well, …