Actor Gerard Butler, star of the upcoming London Has Fallen, poses with the Harley J. Earl Trophy for the Daytona 500. Butler will give the command to start the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2016 in Daytona, Florida. Photo by Edwin Locke/UPI
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July 2nd, 1964 - Glenn "Fireball" Roberts, biggest NASCAR money winner, died at 35. Roberts was able to survive for several weeks, and it appeared he might pull through. But Roberts' health took a turn for the worse on June 30, 1964. He contracted pneumonia and sepsis and slipped into a coma by the next day. He died on July 2nd, and is buried in Daytona Memorial Park, in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Daytona 500 Qualifying Stephen M. Dowell / Orlando Sentinel Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88) and Chase Elliott (24) race during the Can-Am Duel #1 Sprint Cup qualifying race at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, February 18, 2016. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel)