Key dates in Goodyear Racing history, Feb. 16-22

Key Dates in Goodyear Racing History Highlighting the accomplishments of Goodyear engineers and Goodyear-equipped racers Feb. 16, 1964 -- Pedro Rodrigues wins his second straight Daytona Continental in a Ferrari 250 GTO. The race was a 2,000 ...

Key Dates in Goodyear Racing History
Highlighting the accomplishments of Goodyear engineers and Goodyear-equipped racers

Feb. 16, 1964 -- Pedro Rodrigues wins his second straight Daytona Continental in a Ferrari 250 GTO. The race was a 2,000 kilometer event, making Rodrigues the only driver to win at both the three-hour and 2,000 kilometer distances.

Feb. 16, 1974 -- Richard Petty wins his fifth Daytona 500.

Feb. 16, 1975 -- Benny Parsons wins the Daytona 500.

Feb. 16, 1976 -- David Pearson wins the Daytona 500.

Feb. 16, 1986 -- Geoff Bodine wins the Daytona 500.

Feb. 16, 1992 -- Davey Allison wins the Daytona 500.

Feb. 16, 1997 -- Jeff Gordon wins his first Daytona 500.

Feb. 16, 2003 -- Michael Waltrip wins his second Daytona 500.

Feb. 17, 1963 -- The great Pedro Rodriguez wins the Daytona Continental three-hour race at Daytona International Speedway in a Ferrari 250 GTO.

Feb. 17, 1978 -- Mario Andretti wins the International Race of Champions event at Daytona International Speedway but Al Unser wins the IROC title.

Feb. 17, 1980 -- Buddy Baker wins the Daytona 500, setting a record for the fastest 500-mile race ever.

Feb. 17, 1985 -- Bill Elliott wins the Daytona 500.

Feb. 17, 1991 -- Ernie Ervan wins the Daytona 500.

Feb. 17, 2002 -- Ward Burton wins the Daytona 500.

Feb. 18, 1973 -- Richard Petty wins his fourth Daytona 500.

Feb. 18, 1977 -- Cale Yarborough wins the International Race of Champions event at Daytona International Speedway, but A.J. Foyt clinches the championship.

Feb. 18, 1979 -- Richard Petty wins his sixth Daytona 500.

Feb. 18, 1990 -- Derrike Cope wins the Daytona 500.

Feb. 18, 1996 -- Dale Jarrett wins his first Daytona 500.

Feb. 18, 2001 -- Michael Waltrip wins the Daytona 500.

Feb. 19, 1978 -- Bobby Allison wins his first Daytona 500.

Feb. 19, 1984 -- Cale Yarborough wins his third Daytona 500.

Feb. 19, 1995 -- Sterling Marlin wins his second Daytona 500.

Feb. 20, 1972 -- A.J. Foyt wins the Daytona 500.

Feb. 20, 1977 -- Cale Yarborough wins the Daytona 500.

Feb. 20, 1983 -- Cale Yarborough wins his second Daytona 500. The victory comes six years to the day after Yarborough wins his first Daytona 500.

Feb. 20, 1994 -- Sterling Marlin wins his first Daytona 500.

Feb. 20, 2000 -- Dale Jarrett wins his second Daytona 500 title.

Feb. 22, 1970 -- Pete Hamilton wins the Daytona 500.

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Drivers Ward Burton , Derrike Cope , Bill Elliott , Jeff Gordon , Dale Jarrett , Michael Waltrip , Sterling Marlin , Pedro Rodriguez , Mario Andretti , Richard Petty , Benny Parsons , Bobby Allison , Buddy Baker , A.J. Foyt , Cale Yarborough , David Pearson , Al Unser , Davey Allison