Rene Charland (#52), a last-minute substitute for Cale Yarborough, was cut off on the low line in Turn 2 by Ralph Earnhardt on the fifth lap; the abrupt lane change sending Charland spinning in front of the lead pack, causing a multi-car pileup involving a dozen cars. No injuries were reported.
NASCAR Grand National
Dodge Custom 880
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona 500 Consolation Race
Al Swett (Daytona Beach News-Journal); Tom Davidson; Petersen Archive
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