On the sands of Daytona Beach, Florida...52 cars get their motors revved up for the final event in the Nascar races.
HS RACE STARTS, PAUL GOLDSMITH LEADS THE PACK
ROUNDING TURN, NO.123, JOHNNY MAKISEN CRASHESINTO GUARD RAIL
MS NO.26 CURTIS TURNER COMING HIGH ON THE SOUTH TURN
MS NO.145 ALMOST GOES OVER BANK ON SOUTH TURN
LS CURTIS TURNER IN NORTH TURN DRIVING HARD
LS NO.3 PAUL GOLDSMITH, WINNER, COMING INTO FINISH
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Background: On the sands of Daytona Beach, Florida...52 cars get their motors revved up for the final event in the Nascar races. Its a 160 mile event for late model sedans. Paul Goldsmith of Saint Clair Shores, Michigan got his '58 Pontiac into the lead and kept that position all the way. He hit speeds of 140 miles an hour on the asphalt and sand straightaways here at Daytona. That's Curtis Turner of Roanoke, Virginia. He monopolized second place with his '58 Ford. In the final lap, Gold smith misjudged the last turn and nearly lost the race to Turner who finished two seconds behind him. Goldsmith averaged 101 miles an hour for the 160 miles.