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.
Alberto Ascari is the only driver to ever crash into the waters of Monaco harbor during the Grand Prix of Monaco. He survived, swimming to shore, but died testing a car at Monza four days later.
"If it stays fair...home run!"
"I don't believe what I just saw!"