On This Date 2/24/1963
Tiny Lund is a surprise winner of the Daytona 500, finishing 24 seconds ahead of Fred Lorenzen while running out of gas. Lund was running the race as a replacement driver for Marvin Panch, who was injured in a practice run. The victory in the Dayton 500 was the first for Tiny Lund in his NASCAR Cup Series career. He would win just four other races during his career.