THE DON HUNTER COLLECTION
Dwayne Lund was a big bear of a man, so naturally, he picked up the nickname Tiny. Shown here in his decidedly well-worn (OK ... beat up) convertible in 1958, Lund would go on to score a fantastic win in the 1963 Daytona 500 while driving for Wood Brothers Racing.
Lund landed the ride only after helping pull the team's regular driver, Marvin Panch, from his burning machine during a sports car race at Daytona a few days earlier.
In all, Lund is credited with five wins on NASCAR's biggest stage. Lund's last two wins, however, came late in the 1971 season at Hickory and North Wilkesboro. In both races, he drove a Camaro from the Grand American series. Bobby Allison had earlier in the season won a race at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C. while driving a Grand American Mustang.
Allison is not officially credited by NASCAR with that win, but Lund is for his. Go figure. Sadly, Lund lost his life in a crash at Talladega on Aug. 17, 1975.