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The Devastating 1961 World 600 Crash

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The 2nd running of the World 600 was already established as prestigious by being the longest race on the schedule and the earnings for winning. But the race was marred by one wreck involving Reds Kagle – a horrific wreck in which the driver lost his left leg. Little did anyone think at the time, but a monumental comeback was on the horizon for the driver, one that would take almost 16 years.

  • Explore the history of the Coca-Cola 600
  • Hear the story of David Pearson’s first NASCAR win
  • Learn about Reds Kagle and his journey back to NASCAR after a horrific crash

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