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Dale Jarrett in 1993 Talladega: NASCAR

1993 Talladega: NASCAR

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The tension's always high at the Daytona 500 but never so much as in 1993. Four laps before the race ended, Jimmy Spencer and Dale Jarrett overcame Dale Earnhardt, changing the outlook for what had seemed like a sure thing. In the final lap, the lead changed four times, and when the dust settled, Earnhardt won by .005 seconds, the closest finish in recorded history. Relive the thrill of one of the most intense NASCAR victories of all time.