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The laps are winding down. Dale Earnhardt is in prime position to win the Daytona 500. But for those who know the history of the famed 500-mile event, it’s not over until it’s over.
Buddy Parrott never doubted his chances of winning the 1990 Great American Race with driver Derrike Cope. Despite Cope's unproven record in the Winston Cup Series, Parrott was confident in his team that afternoon. In a world before every pit box had a TV monitor, find out what Parrott prepared his crew for upon initially seeing the outcome of the race.
Hear from the highly accredited crew chief to see exactly what went down in the Cope pit on that famous day. Go inside the story behind one of the biggest upset victories in the Daytona 500.