Throwback Thursday

Yunick, who died in 2001, considered Big Bill to be greedy, ruthless, and dishonest and had no use for Bill Jr., either. Yunick wrote that he complained one time to Big Bill about something his son had done. “I said, ‘It will take him five years in the fifth grade to get an idiot’s license.’ Big Bill said, ‘I believe he can do it in four.’ ”

Curtis Turner won the pole for the 1967 Daytona 500 with a speed of 180.83 mph. After one round, William Byron has the fastest speed at 180.85 mph. Them boys were flying in the 60s
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