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On July 4, 1984, Richard Petty won his 200th NASCAR race, a record that will likely never be broken. Among the attendees of the race, President Ronald Reagan, the first sitting President to attend a NASCAR race.

President Ronald Reagan posing with race car driver Richard Petty and his wife Lynda in front of Petty's car at the White House. 6/27/85.

The start of it all. 1979 Daytona 500, Bobby Allison, Donnie Allison, and Cale Yarborough. Richard Petty won.