1987  ยป Talladega ARCA 500k

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Description After setting an ARCA record setting 205.432mph lap during qualifying, Bill Venturini destroyed his car in final practice later that afternoon, after getting in oil, Venturini lost control, rolling seven times through the tri-oval.

Venturini, who didn't have a backup car, was going to withdraw from the race until Phil Barkdoll gave him a show car that Barkdoll's wife had on display in town. Venturini retained his pole position, however bowed out of the race with engine failure on lap 82, finishing 33rd.  
Year 1987  
Driver(s) Bill Venturini
Category Stock Cars  
Series Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA)  
Vehicle Chevrolet Monte Carlo  
Country United States  
Circuit Talladega Superspeedway  
Event Talladega ARCA 500k  
Fatal No  
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Photo Credit arcaracing.com  
Tags Practice/Qualifying Crash  

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