#26 Pepsi Firecracker 400

#26 Pepsi Firecracker 400

Elliott Goes From Back To Front

It might be a bit hard to believe, but Bill Elliott started 38th in the July 2 Pepsi Firecracker 400 NASCAR Winston Cup race at Daytona International Speedway. Yep, the same Bill Elliott who owns those track qualifying records. But the one-inch carburetor plate, enforced by NASCAR at Daytona and Talladega, Ala., had something to do with that. So, logically, most folks felt Elliott wouldn’t be a factor in the race. Not so. Elliott came on to win the race, as he drove his Melling/Coors Ford Thunderbird to a thrilling, 18-inch victory over Rick Wilson in the Kodak Oldsmobile Cutlass.

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  • Tags: Wins- Bill Elliott
  • ِDate: July 2, 1988
  • ِEvent: Pepsi Firecracker 400
  • Track: Daytona International Speedway
  • Team: Melling Racing
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