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54th Annual Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 27: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 27, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500

January 1, 1970

Photos from the first nighttime Daytona 500, delayed to Feb. 27 because of rain in Daytona, Fla.