TDIH: February 22, 1970


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 1, 1969


Richard Petty wins the Motor Trend 500, the third race of the 1969 season. After 409 consecutive appearances in a Plymouth, he would pilot a Ford for the first time, and do so for the next 47 races. Continue reading