1974 — Richard Petty wins his second straight Daytona 500. It’s the fifth Daytona 500 title for Petty, who also won in 1964, 1966, 1971 and 1973.
Richard Petty of Randleman, N.C. in car 43 crosses the finish line Sunday, Feb. 17, 1974 to win the Daytona 500 for the fifth time. Second was Cale Yarborough, car 11 from Timmonsville, S.C. third was Ramo Scott of Keokuk, Iowa in car 83. (AP Photo)