1988 Daytona 500
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"1988 Daytona 500" is a film.
The 1988 Daytona 500, the 30th running of the event, was held February 14, 1988 at Daytona International Speedway was won by Bobby Allison. Ken Schrader won the pole. The race is best remembered for Richard Petty's spectacular rollover crash in the tri-oval on lap 106, initiated when he was tagged from behind by Phil Barkdoll. Petty rolled over about eight times, and was then hit by Brett Bodine's car. The wreck also involved A.J. Foyt, Eddie Bierschwale, and Alan Kulwicki. Fortunately, all of the drivers walked away. The race was also memorable for the finish, wherein Bobby Allison beat his son, Davey, to the finish line. At 50, Bobby Allison became the oldest winner of the Daytona 500.
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