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Building on the efforts of Darlington Raceway to salute racing’s yesteryears, Germain Racing will field a black and gold No. 13 Chevrolet for Casey Mears painted like the cars once owned by NASCAR pioneer Smokey Yunick during the Bojangles Southern 500 on Sept. 4.
In 1967, Mario Andretti scored his lone Daytona 500 triumph just days before turning 27. The National Speed Sport News report in the March 1, 1967, issue read as follows: "Driving a foot-to-the-floor flat-out race, visiting USAC national champion Mario Andretti dominated the ninth annual Daytona 500 stock-car race...