TDIH: February 26, 1967


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Mario Andretti and Holman-Moody dominate the 9th annual Daytona 500, easily capturing victory in 1967. Andretti would lead 112 laps en route to becoming the first foreign-born winner of the 500, while teammate Fred Lorenzen led 13 laps in finishing second. Continue reading

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TDIH: February 22, 1970


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Driving for Petty Enterprises, Pete Hamilton wins the twelth annual Daytona 500. This was the first career victory for the 1968 Rookie of the Year, it also gave the Plymouth Superbird a win in it’s debut race. Continue reading

TDIH: February 14, 1965


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Fred Lorenzen wins the rain-shortened Daytona 500, the first for driver and car owners Holman-Moody. Reduced to 133 laps, ‘Fast’ Freddie would lead the final 15 laps, and hold off a hard charging Marvin Panch for the victory. Continue reading

TDIH: January 20, 1963


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Dan Gurney wins his first career race in the Riverside 500, in only his third start. The #28 Holman-Moody Ford led 120 of the 185 laps on the day, taking over the top spot from Fireball Roberts on lap 101 and never looking back. Continue reading

TDIH: January 17, 1965


TDIH: January 17, 1965

On this day in 1965, AJ Foyt was seriously injured after his brakes failed during the Motor Trend 500 at Riverside. Attempting to avoid Junior Johnson and Marvin Panch entering turn 9, Foyt drove off the track at over 100mph and violently flipped through the infield. Continue reading