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Old 03-13-2013, 12:10 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by exoff-roadgoat View Post
Minor jack........OMG..I just did the math and I was in Daytona 40 years ago. Saarinen in first and Carruthers took second. Brelsford blew up good.
I remember that year - this spectacular photo appeared on the front page of a lot of newspapers the next morning:

I seem to remember that Brelsford and another rider collided, causing the Harley's fuel tank to split open and dump its contents onto the hot engine - resulting in the fireball above.

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