DAYTONA 500 WHAT IFS…?

It's always fun to play what-if...1986Geoff Bodine and Dale Earnhardt were not exactly passing the mashed potatoes to each other every Thanksgiving. Each man raced hard. They raced even harder when around one another. Bodine said Earnhardt had him sideways three times in the Tri-Oval during Saturday’s Speedweeks Busch Series event. Come Sunday’s 500 they had the two fastest cars. The pair dueled for the lead at times and drafted and waited during other points of the race. The slugfes ...

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