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The 1988 Daytona 500 was a Winston Cup (now Sprint Cup) event that occurred at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 1988. In one of the most memorable finishes in NASCAR history, Bobby Allison held off his son, Davey Allison for the victory. Sadly, it would be the last of his career. This was also the first Winston Cup Race in which restrictor plates were used to slow down the cars. Stats

1988 Daytona 500

General info
Series Winston Cup Series
Location Daytona International Speedway
Date February 14, 1988
Qualifying
Pole Sitter Ken Schrader
Pole Speed 193.823 mph
Race Data
Winner Bobby Allison
Margin of Victory 2 car lengths
Average Speed 137.531 mph
Cautions 7 for 42 laps
Points Leader Bobby Allison (+10)

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