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On February 5, 1950, Harold Kite drove a Lincoln to victory in a 200-mile NASCAR Grand National race at the famed Daytona beach road course. It was Kite's first career start.
He finished 53 seconds ahead of 1949 champion Red Byron in a caution-free race.