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Johnny Beauchamp -Johnny is better known for the race he didn't win than the two Winston Cup victories he claimed during his brief career in stock car racing's premiere level. In the inaugural Daytona 500, Beauchamp drove a Holman-Moody Ford Thunderbird into a last-lap photo finish with Lee Petty. At first, Beauchamp was declared the winner and motored to Victory Lane to claim the trophy. But Petty protested, and after studying still photographs and newsfilm of the finish, NASCAR founder Bill France, Sr. declared that Petty had won by a nose. Beauchamp will always

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