The Time the Daytona 500 Turned Into a Wild Wrestling Match Between Cale Yarborough and the Allison Brothers
In NASCAR, beef between drivers is supposed to be settled on the race track. May the fastest man win, right?. But sometimes tempers spill over to after the checkered flag has been waved. There’s been no shortage of verbal confrontations on pit row, trash talk during post-race interviews, and even physical fights after the engines turn off and the dust settles. Maybe the most famous post-race feud went down at the Daytona 500 in 1979, when a simple car race morphed into a wild wrestling match between NASCAR legends.